The What’s your why? podcast: featuring Matt Woo at Ontra

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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 Matt Woo, Head of Talent Operations and Enablement at Ontra, about the impact that recruiting has on company culture and how hiring is becoming a strategic part of every business. They also explore a common misconception about recruiters.

Strong recruiting principles can really be applied successfully to any industry or business.”

Matt Woo

Head of Talent Operations and Enablement at Ontra

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Being thoughtful, intentional and structured with your hiring processes goes a long way.”

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 Matt Woo

Matt is the Head of Talent Operations and Enablement at Ontra. Prior to Ontra, Matt worked for Chick-fil-A and before that was an organizational design consultant at ICF. He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California. In his spare time, he loves rock climbing, board games and snuggling with his fluffy cat, Zeus.

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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