Prior to Twilio Will was the Head Talent Warrior (Head of Global Talent Acquisition) at Glassdoor where he built out the company's first recruiting team and implemented systems, process, tools, infrastructure and employer branding that led them to grow the company by over 50% during his tenure. Prior to that Will held recruiting leadership positions at SAP,
Prior to Twilio Will was the Head Talent Warrior (Head of Global Talent Acquisition) at Glassdoor where he built out the company's first recruiting team and implemented systems, process, tools, infrastructure and employer branding that led them to grow the company by over 50% during his tenure. Prior to that Will held recruiting leadership positions at SAP, SuccessFactors, and VMware.
Will Staney is an influential voice in the HR and recruiting space. He regularly speaks on new media marketing, recruiting strategies, and employer branding in the HR and social media conference circuits as well as online webinars. His recent and upcoming speaking appearances include SHRM Annual Orlando, HR Technology Conference and Expo, Linkedin Talent Connect, IT18 Tech Talent Conference, HR Tech Europe, Bersin IMPACT, TalentNet Social Recruiting Conference, Sourcing Summit Australia, HCI TA Tech Forum and more.
Parental Leave @ Taking a short hiatus to welcome our new baby girl to the family and then focusing on finding my next career adventure. From October 2015 to Present (1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaHead of Global Talent Acquisition @ -Expanded the Twilio Recruiting team and capabilities from a team of 10 to 21 and lead that team and company to achieve 166% of 2015 original hiring plan to date and over 100% of the re-forecasted flex plan hiring 160 in H1 2015
-Took the company from a 66% overall offer accept in 2014 to 82% offer accept rate 2015
-Launched massive employer branding awareness efforts including Linkedin career profile and campaigns, updated Glassdoor and Muse profiles and branding, creation of "Twilio Life" social media presence (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc), culture video series, and career site redesign
-Implementation of recruiting systems and strategies to build outbound proactive recruiting machine and sourcing strategy. Implemented new process automation in ATS (Greenhouse), CRM (Smashfly), and recruitment marketing system (Smashfly).
-Creation and maintaining of formal recruiting budget and stayed within that budget even with a greatly increasing and constantly changing 2015 hiring plan
-As a member of the HR Leadership Team worked with Finance and HR teams to evaluate and redefine workforce planning, hiring processes and programs.
-Regular reporting and progress of key metrics with Executive team and quarterly all-hands presentation to the company during a very rapid growth period for the company From January 2015 to September 2015 (9 months) San Francisco Bay AreaHead Talent Warrior @ Leveraged expertise in social recruiting, employer branding, HR data and analytics, recruiting and sourcing strategy and talent networking to build out Glassdoor’s talent acquisition program and make it industry best practice. During my tenure, we built the company's first recruiting team and together implemented systems, process, tools and infrastructure that led us to grow the company by over 50%. Created employer brand strategy which included Inside Glassdoor communities online, launching a responsive career site redesign with full mobile apply, a blog, and a video campaign introducing several great videos highlighting life at the company within each hiring organization.
-Lead Glassdoor Talent Acquisition to hire over 200 employees in 2014 including multiple executive level members of the leadership team of which include several Directors of Engineering, Controller, CMO, & Chief Economist
-Worked with Finance and HR teams to evaluate and redefine workforce planning, hiring spend and programs that have decreased overall cost-per-hire by 47% from Q1 to Q3 2014
-Management over a 9 person team comprising of recruiters, sourcers, coordinators and recruiting operations personnel
-Providing ongoing reporting and progress of key metrics with Executive team From May 2014 to December 2014 (8 months) Sausalito, CADirector of Recruiting, Strategic Programs @ Drive strategic programs for the recruiting organization globally. Responsible for:
* Social recruiting strategy
* Social media branding and strategy
* Employment branding
* Career site – branding and candidate experience
* Emerging technologies – when and how to leverage
* Internal recruiting module – driving adoption and quality of experience for recruiters, hiring managers, candidates, and executives.
* Recruiting trends – keeping SuccessFactors on the cutting edge
* Crossover with marketing, web team, HR Generalists, etc.
*Part of the Global Employment Branding Team at SAP leading a team of content producers, community mangers and working with sourcers and recruiters to execute social media and web marketing strategies for employer brand and implementation of strategic recruiting campaigns
*Collaborate with functional sourcing and recruiting groups, as a technical search and recruitment marketing expert, on strategy and implementation for technical and sales pipeline generation efforts globally
*Provide day-to-day team member oversight, inclusive of communicating overall team progress
*Sourcing on strategic leadership roles for SAP
*Responsible for the training and coaching of Global Sourcing and Recruiting teams on latest social and web sourcing strategies for pipeline generation
*Work as part of Global Talent Acquisition Leadership to redefine the process and strategy for SAP Recruiting and technology systems From February 2012 to May 2014 (2 years 4 months) South San Francisco, CaliforniaInternet Marketing Consultant @ New media web marketing consultant for realtors and small businesses in the Austin area.
-40+ classes and seminars conducted on integrating social media marketing for Residential and Commercial Real Estate and small business
-Helped hundreds of students and consulted 15+ clients on creating online social presence using Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, and SEO integration to build website traffic and drive sales
Guest Speaker Appearances:
Web Check w/ Red News Magazine Jan. 19 & 20, 2010
San Marcos Rotary Club Dec. 2009
CCIM Institute – Commercial Investment Real Estate Conference Nov. 2009 From June 2008 to October 2012 (4 years 5 months) Austin, Texas AreaTalent Acquisition Web Strategy Manager @ Manage a team of community managers, content producers, and sourcers to attract top talent, generate pipelines, build employment brand awareness for talent attraction, and implement marketing strategies though Web 2.0 tactics, social media engagement, and integrated online marketing channels.
-Responsible for the training and coaching of Global Sourcing and Recruiting teams on latest social and web sourcing strategies for pipeline generation
-Build out web analytics infrastructure for all global recruitment marketing and sourcing efforts to benchmark progress and show ROI of strategic recruiting initiatives
-Official online voice, advocate and chief listener for VMware Careers, Zimbra Careers, and SpringSource Careers communities online
-Talent community building and pipeline generation
-Strategy and implementation of social media projects/programs/campaigns for the VMware staffing and recruiting efforts.
-Assist and guide the use of social media technologies internally by working with a variety of internal departments including corporate marketing, HR, PR and legal
-Developed and implemented social media strategy for employer branding initiatives From May 2009 to February 2012 (2 years 10 months) Palo Alto, CASr. Loan Officer @ Sr. Mortgage Consultant - W. J. Bradley Mortgage Capital Corp: Mar. 2009 — Dec. 2009
- Top 25 Nationwide Account Executive
- Consistently produced 150%+ of quota / Avg. closed pipeline of $1mil/month
VP of Mortgage Lending - Guaranteed Rate, Inc.: March 2008 — March 2009
-Consistant quota crusher +200%
-Built portfolio business by 60% in a hugely declining industry environment
Account Executive – Bank of America: March 2006 — March 2008 From March 2006 to December 2009 (3 years 10 months) Austin, Texas Area
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Mass Communications - Marketing/Advertising @ Texas State University-San Marcos From 2004 to 2009 Psychology @ Texas A&M University From 2002 to 2004 Humble High School From 1998 to 2002 Will Staney is skilled in: Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Talent Management, Training, Employer Branding, SEO, Internet Recruiting, Management, Facebook, SaaS, Sourcing, Strategic Planning, Recruitment Advertising, Public Speaking, Human Resources, Strategic Sourcing, Technical Recruiting, Strategic Partnerships, Marketing Strategy, Sales Process, Cold Calling, Lead Generation, Temporary Placement, Marketing, Team Management, Blogging, Negotiation, Marketing Communications, Sales, Social Networking, Integrated Marketing, Culture Change, Team Building, Onboarding, Talent Mapping, Global Recruitment, New Business Development, Online Advertising, Team Leadership, Coaching, General Awesomeness, Bacon, Advertising, Applicant Tracking..., Video Games, Gift Baskets, Dinosaurs