Mike Joyner

Partner

Mike has broad scaling experience in leadership roles within IT, HR, Total Rewards, People Analytics, and Recruiting while also helping two companies IPO. His background includes recruiting and people operations leadership experience during pivotal growth stages at some of the world’s most recognizable technology companies -- Apple during global retail expansion, Facebook pre-IPO 1,500 employees to over 7,000, and Pinterest from Series D pre-revenue and 150 to over 2,000 employees. As a partner and founder at GBD Talent, Mike leads foundational projects, enhancing our clients operational and foundational processes, market mapping and intelligence for executive searches, and Academy operations.

Blog Posts

Diversity Recruiting Trends — Insights and Recommendations

What we learned from surveying 80 technology companies representing different stages of growth, industries, and geographies about their diversity recruiting practices.

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Four Takeaways from our Virtual Recruiting Operations Academy

What we learned from bringing a group of recruiting operations leaders together during a pandemic.

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Your Guide to a Successful Recruiting Operations Sprint

A well-defined sprint creates urgency and accountability, a feeling of speed and momentum, and most importantly a shared purpose.

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What Recruiting Teams have Learned 3 Weeks into the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 Insights & 5 Emerging Strategies to help others as we all work through these uncertain times together

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Recruiting Leadership Guide — Navigating through Uncertain Times

There are no playbooks for what we’re experiencing in this moment, which means that we’re all in this together to figure out how we navigate through the fog of uncertainty.

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Advice for crushing work from home

Some tips for adjusting to remote work to keep you energized, feeling connected, and avoiding the feeling of isolation, which is definitely a real thing.

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5 Ways Recruiting Teams are Adjusting to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is forcing us to innovate new ways of working together and move toward a style of recruiting that we never would have otherwise embarked upon.

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The journey begins with Growth by Design Talent

We have shot out of the cannon these past couple of months in the best possible way, and I wanted to take a moment now to reflect.

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