The What’s your why? podcast: featuring Kalliopi Zabafti at Kaizen Gaming

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We believe that the potential for people to do something amazing has everything to do with being in the right role, on the right team, at the right time. On the Greenhouse What's your why? podcast, we're celebrating recruiters – individuals who are dedicated every day to helping others unlock that potential. Listen as Ariana Moon, Director of Talent Acquisition at Greenhouse, sits down with talent professionals to discover their motivation, inspiration and journey through today's world of work.

In this episode, Ariana Moon talks to Kalliopi Zabafti, Talent Acquisition Manager at Kaizen Gaming, about how challenges in the hiring process can become not only opportunities to become a better recruiter, but also a better person.

Through recruiting, I realized I can contribute directly to a candidate's own personal fulfillment.”

Kalliopi Zabafti

Talent Acquisition Manager at Kaizen Gaming

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I learned long ago that feedback is a gift – and it's true to this day.”

Ariana Moon

Director of Talent Acquisition at Greenhouse

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Special thanks to our production partner, Wonder Media Network. Our producers are Brittany Martinez and Alana Herlands, and our production assistant is Sara Schleede. Our Greenhouse producer is Marnie Williams.

Thank you to Checkr for sponsoring this episode. Go to to download their ebook, How to be a Fair Chance Employer.

About Kalliopi Zabafti

Kalliopi started out as an IT Consultant after becoming fascinated by consulting and the computer science world and is currently scaling one of the greatest gametech companies in Greece that’s also one of the fastest-growing betting companies in Europe. Proudly leading a powerful team of recruiters and sourcers in hiring international Tech and Product professionals, Kalliopi is thrilled to be embedding technology, marketing and CRM functions within recruitment.

About Ariana Moon

As Director of Talent Acquisition at Greenhouse, Ariana partners with the executive team to model and scale predictive recruiting practices throughout the entire company. She’s excited to be celebrating her 7th anniversary at Greenhouse and proud to be leading a team that has helped the company 10x in headcount and expand globally. Ariana has worked on Greenhouse’s DE&I Council and is an active member of their API employee resource group, Jadehouse.

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