The Job Hunting Podcast

96. Recruitment and selection without resumes - with Dina Bayasanova Ph.D

August 23, 2021

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About our guest, Dina Bayasanova:

Dina Bayasanova is the Co-Founder and CEO of the skills-based talent marketplace, PitchMe. Before co-founding PitchMe, Dina spent 12 years working for oil and gas multinationals, including Gazprom, Enel, and Zurich Investment Services. Today, Dina has established herself as a thought-leader in the future of the work industry. She has been a mentor at the Exeter Entrepreneurship society and King’s College in London. She has spoken at numerous events, such as the SYOB series and TEDTalk LSE. Dina was also the winner of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge in 2019. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics. Find out more about PitchMe.

Episode Timestamps:

  • 05:17 - Dina's career
  • 07:49 - What is Pitch Me
  • 18:51 - Why Dina wanted to disrupt recruitment
  • 21:00 - Video component in recruitment
  • 24:18 - Employers should hire career shifters
  • 28:27 - How employers should advertise for jobs
  • 33:18 - Dina's advice to job hunters

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About your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 


Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Estella Dacuba

Music: Scott Holmes

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