Michelle Joseph

Michelle Joseph

CEO & Founder
PeopleFoundry
Chicago

Introduction

I'm all about people. I established PeopleFoundry nearly in 2013 to remedy what I saw as pervasive misalignment between companies’ talent needs and the ability of existing recruiting firms to meet those needs. Our team takes fresh approach when we build a model and process PeopleFoundry is uniquely suited to help companies navigate high growth periods, which has made me and my team a particularly valuable ally for start-ups in the tech and digital space. I partner with founders and CEOs to truly understand their needs and help expand the human capital of their businesses.

I'm up for

Discussing growth ideas
Feedback on my startup
General networking
Meeting other founders
Mentoring
Sharing ideas

Interests

Founding startups
Lean startups
Women in tech

Expertise

HR & Recruitment 7+ years
Campus Recruitment Advanced
Employee Development & Training Advanced
Employee Relations Advanced
Employee Retention Advanced
Full Cycle Recruiting Advanced
Onboarding Advanced
Policy and Process Development Advanced
Recruitment Advanced
Talent Strategy Advanced
Technical Recruiting Advanced

Companies

2013 - current
CEO & Founder

Connections

Jason Rozet
Social Media Manager | Outcome Health
Craig Sweeney
Founder & CEO | Shift
Ajay Meena
imajine.us | imajine.us
Jess Waldeck
CEO Founder | Maven
John Coonen
CMO | corePHP
Tim Cruse
Business Development | UXM Studio
Brandon S. Stec M.B.A.
Marketing Manager | Gesture
Jeff Ownby
Growth Hacker | Moscow Internet Group
Heather Baker
VP of Talent Management | Incontext Solutions

my activity

Michelle Joseph has a new connection.
“ Competing for top talent is no easy task. While it might be simple to sell high ranked candidates on your company throughout the interview process, candidates first have to find out and apply for the position before you can get them on the phone. Rec... ”
“ Small Business Week is a national opportunity to recognize the impact of all the courageous founder and innovative leaders of small businesses in every industry. Now that Small Business Week 2017 is here, so is your opportunity as an entrepreneur to... ”
Michelle posted a new job: Technical Recruitment Consultant
“ PeopleFoundry is a fast-paced and growing recruitment consultancy based in Chicago. We work primarily with companies experiencing periods of high growth. We are embedded in the start-up community and well suited to serve tech and digital start-ups. W... ”
Michelle Joseph has a new connection.
“ Chicago Innovation has been supporting and recognizing Chicago’s entrepreneurs long before the city became known as a hub for high-growth technology startups. The vision of Chicago Innovation is to make Chicago a recognized hub of inn... ”
Michelle posted a blog: How to Create Your Talent Strategy
“ A business is nothing without its people. Success in business can always be tied back to the people who are building it 'hands-on'. No matter the size of the company, each person has a significant impact. Whether it is your fifth hire or your... ”
Michelle posted a blog: How To Lead A Productive Team
“ Let’s face it - one of the biggest challenges within an organization is creating an atmosphere that is constantly pumping productivity. As a manager, you may feel that you have mastered your own personal workload, but the biggest challenge... ”
“ Company culture is something that organizations are starting to put more and more emphasis on. Leaders want to ensure that they are building an enjoyable culture for everyone, not just for the majority of their team members. The culture of a com... ”
“ It is career fair season at colleges and universities. Students are updating their resumes and pulling out their business professional outfits from the back of their closets. It is easy to forget that companies attending career fairs have to prepare... ”

recent blog posts

Michelle Joseph
Competing for top talent is no easy task. While it might be simple to sell high ranked candidates on your company throughout the interview process, candidates first have to find out and apply for the position before you can get them on the phone. Receiving quality job applications from candidates...
05/24/2017
VIEWS: 95
Michelle Joseph
Small Business Week is a national opportunity to recognize the impact of all the courageous founder and innovative leaders of small businesses in every industry. Now that Small Business Week 2017 is here, so is your opportunity as an entrepreneur to conquer any challenges you might face when it...
05/11/2017
VIEWS: 214
Michelle Joseph
A business is nothing without its people. Success in business can always be tied back to the people who are building it 'hands-on'. No matter the size of the company, each person has a significant impact.
04/04/2017
VIEWS: 234
Michelle Joseph
Let’s face it - one of the biggest challenges within an organization is creating an atmosphere that is constantly pumping productivity. As a manager, you may feel that you have mastered your own personal workload, but the biggest challenge at hand is making sure your team is equipped to...
03/14/2017
VIEWS: 335

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