Talent Scout
Talent Scout

Talent Scout

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🚀 How We Started

We were frustrated by recruitment agencies' inconsistent, slow, and - way too often - dishonest, overly expensive approach. Sending irrelevant profiles and hoping for the best. To all agencies out there: “Network” isn't a differentiating factor anymore - start to innovate!!

Three years later, what sets us apart is:

  • Speed through automation (shortlist of three within 7 days, end-to-end of 15 days)
  • Recruiting through storytelling (our secret sauce)
  • Delivering valuable CX and data-driven experiences (it’s about people and relationships)

Our teams in Australia, the US, the UK, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Thailand focus on startup recruitment with our clients being market leaders in their area.

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Head Office: Sydney

With people in: Sydney, Colombo, Bangkok, Johannesburg, New York, Phoenix, Dallas, London and Austin

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Interested? Meet with our team at a time convenient to you

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🧐 An Insight On Our Take on Recruitment

🍮 The Proof is in the Pudding

Check out our glowing reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"Incredibly dedicated team willing to advocate for you!"

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"Beware: Redbeard will get other traditional recruiters run out of candidates"

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"[To companies] You owe it to yourself to talk to RedBeard because you don't realise there's an entirely different approach out there" - Jane Oxley, CMO, Smokeball [Read more]

"RedBeard Talent saved us at least £15,000 (USD$20.5k, AUD$28.5k) compared to traditional agencies. And that's a low estimate" - Archie Winesett, SVP Sales, Triptease [Read more]

Why This Role? Why Now?

We attract higher quality talent, 50% faster through automation and storytelling vs traditional recruitment agencies and we need more hands-on deck.

Did you know:

  • Robert Half's research has found that a whopping 62% of job seekers lose interest in a job if the hiring process is lengthy. That number rises to 77% if there is no status update within three weeks.
  • 69% of the Employers report having difficulty in filling a role and put it down to Talent shortage (Source: TalentLyft).
  • According to LinkedIn, only 30% of companies are able to fill a vacant role within 30 days. The other 70% of companies take anywhere between 1 - 4 months to process a new hire.

Read more about our recruitment process and how (and why) we establish a Recruitment SLA

Who You Are

An absolute people person. Developing rapport should come easy to you

  • Keen to challenge yourself in an unstructured environment, constantly changing the status quo for the better
  • Preferably with either international and/or technology sales/account management/customer service experience
  • Strong verbal and written English skills
  • Role: Talent Scout (Sourcer/Talent Acquisition Specialist) - 100% REMOTE

What You'll Do

  • Actively drive the Talent (Candidate) Lead Generation and Acquisition space, including executing the current sourcing process with direct support from the founders
  • Advice top Talent on their next career step using LinkedIn and Email and act as the point of contact before the Talent meets a Senior Recruiter for a job interview

What’s In It For You?

  • Flexible working from home (fully remote in the US and Europe. Hybrid in Sydney, we just signed the lease for a cool Warehouse Style office in Surry Hills)
  • Opportunity to work with inspiring start-ups, interact with key stakeholders and chat with Talent from various walks of life, everywhere around the world
  • Learn more about innovative uses of disruptive technologies and automation
  • An amount of responsibility and ownership that you won’t get anywhere else in the corporate world - if you ever feel “comfortable”, you’re in the wrong place
  • Flexible incentive structure which will be discussed with you on a quarterly basis.
  • Be part of RedBeard’s Wellness program (more initiatives to come):
    • Free access to the best mediation app there is: Headspace
    • Free sessions with counsellors/psychologists too look after your mental wellbeing
    • Free Classpass membership for physical activity
    • You will never have to work on your birthday :) (if it falls onto a weekend, no worries, you will get a day of during the week)
    • Regular virtual and on side team socials - with a big ass company trip planned to Sri Lanka

Meet your Hiring Manager, Shweta (Co-Founder)

Hi! I am Shweta. Outside of work, my 6-month-old pup keeps me busy. I enjoy meeting and talking to people from different walks of life (probably why I enjoy my job as a Recruiter), working upon my self-growth with purpose, and invest in hobbies such as vocal training in music, cooking different cuisines, and mindfulness practices. I have recently moved close to the beaches and mountains which has been a BIG change given I have always been a city girl! Giving back to the community and society at large is a HUGE driver. I am also inspired to be the change I want to see. Professionally, I have worked across industries such as Media, Retail, Travel, and Recruitment (entrepreneurship) and geographies including India and Australia. Disrupting the world of recruitment and helping candidates find their dream job makes me jump out of bed every day!

✨ RedBeard’s Top Highlights

🌐 International and Diverse Team Culture

We have a drive for progressive people-centric values and the ambition to change the game of recruitment.

💪 Beginners Mindset

We’re all about learning and improving daily. There is lots of room to try ideas, make mistakes and come back stronger.

✨ Well-Established Client Base

We have established relationships with clients in APAC, EU, and the US with positive cash flow and stable run rates. We only work with clients who have People and Recruitment values that align with ours or are willing to grow and do better.