Director of Talent Acquisition


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 06/02/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 480 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA, 94043

About Eightfold

Eightfold (fka VolkScience) is the industry’s first Talent Intelligence Platform, built for enterprises, to address Talent Acquisition and Management in a holistic fashion.

Job Description

As a Head of Talent Acquisition, you will be responsible to bring in great talent to Eightfold, highlighted below is a list of responsibilities associated with this role .
We are a team of self-starters who excel in their fields. We believe in giving you responsibility, not a task. We want you to have ownership and pride in the work you are doing, and see the positive impact of your work on your colleagues, our customers, and the world. We believe in providing transparency and support, so you can do the best work of your career.
What You’ll Do:
  • Work with key stakeholders as a trusted partner to understand hiring needs for the India team.
  • Own the recruiting funnel including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and evaluating candidates
  • Experienced leader with a track record of building, leading, and inspiring high performing teams
  • Drive the value of talent acquisition activities by leading strategic staffing discussions with business leaders and HR partners to appropriately and continually align recruiting objectives with evolving business objectives
  • Champion diversity and culture in all aspects of the hiring process, from job descriptions, training for hiring managers, interview process consistency as well as candidate experience leading to measurable improvement in availability and selection of diverse candidates into the organization
  • Create a positive and personalized candidate experience
  • Conduct preliminary interviews with recruits to gauge interest, assess foundational skills, and calibrate salary requirements.  
  • Define and implement a proactive communication plan to keep all stakeholders informed and aligned.
  • Design and implement creative search strategies to identify and attract top talent to Eightfold and continually raising the hiring bar
  • Make innovative use of technology and metrics to provide valuable insights into the recruitment process
  • Lead employer branding initiatives
  • Design & lead campus engagement plans and overall campus hiring initiatives
  • Own special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques and leveraging of internal sources of talent.
  • Actively utilize the Eightfold platform for all recruiting activities and reporting, be an internal subject matter expert on the functionality and usage of our product.
What We Look For:
  • 12+ years of experience with a solid understanding of overall hiring
  • 4+ years of leadership experience 
  • Experience building high-performing teams and attracting top talent through periods of rapid growth
  • Experience in workforce planning and developing long-term talent acquisition strategies
  • Experience and strategies for raising the bar for incoming talent
  • Experience in independently partnering with senior leadership on hiring initiatives
  • Experience in negotiating, influencing, and driving results
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to speak knowledgeably about the company and answer any technical questions a potential hire may have
  • Extremely self-motivated, goal-oriented
  • Capable of thriving in a fast-moving, high-velocity environment preferably in the tech space
  • Strong project management experience and ability to lead and execute multiple projects simultaneously
About Us:
Eightfold was founded with a vision to solve for employment in our society. For decades, the connection between individuals and opportunities has been based on who the individuals are and the strength of their network, vs. their potential. Eightfold leverages artificial intelligence to transform how to think about skills and capabilities for individuals as well as how jobs and career decisions are made. Eightfold offers the industry’s first AI-powered Talent Intelligence Platform to transform how organizations plan, hire, develop and retain a diverse workforce, enabling individuals to transform their career.
To date, Eightfold AI has received more than $180 million in funding and a valuation of over $1B from leading investors to further our mission of finding the right career for everyone in the world. If you are passionate about solving one of the most fundamental challenges of our society - employment, working on hard business problems and being part of an amazing growth story - Eightfold is the place to be! is led by Ashutosh Garg, a PhD in Machine Learning/IIT Delhi alumni who managed Search and Personalization at Google, and Varun Kacholia-IIT Bombay alumni, who led the News Feed Ranking team at Facebook and developed YouTube Search at Google. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.