How I Got Hired

79. Amy Schultz: How the Recruiter got Recruited!

April 04, 2022 Sonal Bahl
How I Got Hired
79. Amy Schultz: How the Recruiter got Recruited!
Show Notes

My guest today is Amy Schultz, who heads Recruiting over on Canva, the hugely successful graphic design platform that every creator knows and loves. Amy has also previously worked in senior roles at LinkedIn and Hudson, and lived in China, Singapore, San Francisco and now Sydney, Australia. 

In this episode, Amy and I chat about how her career has evolved and enabled so many geographical and industry moves and the top traits she always looks for, when recruiting senior professionals.

Among other things, we cover the following:

- How Amy got hired by LinkedIn and made the move to Singapore and San Francisco? This question is about external recruitment as well as internal recruitment (in the various moves within LinkedIn). Amy shares with us what helped her to stand out and get noticed for these coveted positions.

- The detailed recruitment process at Canva and what helped her get hired there, and what are some of the top traits Amy and her team look for when hiring for key positions.

-  Amy's own onboarding journey at Canva where she started smack in the middle of Covid, in Dec 2020, and her favourite tips to help others to on board as smoothly as possible, in the absence of in-person orientation. 

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