In Episode 39, I have the great privilege of nerding out with the bestselling author, Jodi Brandstetter as we discuss how the improvement method, Design Thinking can be applied to HR -  helping to identify, recruit, onboard, and retain top talent.

Jodi Brandstetter, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is passionate about being an entrepreneur that focuses on providing talent acquisition strategies to businesses, career guidance, and training and development. 

With 20 years of Human Resources, Recruiting, and Talent experience, Jodi provides expertise in recruitment and sourcing strategies including online and passive sourcing, social media, grassroots, and high-volume recruiting. Jodi uses design thinking methodology to create an innovative selection and hiring processes focused on business and people.  She is passionate about finding the best recruitment solution and tools for fast-growing businesses in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Jodi is the CEO and founder of Lean Effective Talent Strategies which includes The Hiring Blueprint, talent acquisition consulting firm, and Talent Acquisition Evolution, a community for recruiting professionals to connect, learn, and work together.

September 2020, Jodi published her first book, Hire By Design, A Hiring Blueprint with Design Thinking.  Hire By Design hit bestseller in 7 Amazon Categories on its launched date.

Jodi lives outside of Cincinnati, OH with her husband, Ron, and daughter, Lena.  

To connect with Jodi and to buy her book Hire By Design, please use the following links:

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