Talent Makers book

Take your hiring from chaotic to strategic

Become an expert in prioritizing and nurturing great talent. Talent Makers is the ultimate guide to creating a world-class hiring system at your company.

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Greenhouse Co-founders Daniel Chait and Jon Stross built a company to help organizations get better at hiring.

Eight years and thousands of customers later, they took their learnings and wrote the definitive book on why hiring is so important – and what businesses of all sizes can do to get it right.

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The Talent Makers podcast

Hear from top talent leaders on what it takes to be a Talent Maker™ In this eight-episode series, we’ll share stories that exemplify what it means to be a Talent Maker – to champion better hiring by advocating for more diverse, inclusive and equitable practices that drive your business forward.

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The power of a people-first approach to hiring

The nature of work has shifted. Innovative companies understand that talent is their most valuable asset – and that getting hiring right is business-critical. In this book, you’ll get strategies to better engage more diverse, high-quality candidates (and employees) so you can achieve your most ambitious business goals.

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Great hiring isn’t magic

It requires structured processes and committed, engaged leaders. But the payoff is huge when you prioritize talent. Talent Makers offers a detailed and proven framework to improve hiring at your company starting today.

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Leaders must be the catalyst for change

Talent Makers breaks down the steps to build an effective hiring culture that reduces bias in hiring decisions, creates more opportunities for candidates from diverse backgrounds and attracts top talent.

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Here’s what people are saying

Talent Makers turns the art of great hiring into science that scales.”

Amazon review

A forward-thinking and enlightening view of hiring practices.”

Kirkus Reviews

Dan and Jon provide a compelling framework and data-driven tools for leaders who want actionable strategies for bringing about change.”

Shelley Correll

Professor of Sociology, by courtesy, Organizational Behavior at Stanford University

About the authors

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Daniel Chait

Greenhouse CEO and Co-founder

Daniel has been an entrepreneur for most of his career. Prior to co-founding Greenhouse, he co-founded Lab49, a global firm providing technology consulting solutions for the world's leading investment banks. Through Daniel’s firsthand experience as an entrepreneur, he has seen how valuable hiring and talent are to building world-class teams.

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Jon Stross

Greenhouse President and Co-founder

Jon drives the vision and strategy of the Greenhouse product and works closely with customers on their journey to move up the Greenhouse Hiring Maturity™ curve. Jon’s roots in product leadership go back more than 20 years. As General Manager of International at BabyCenter, he led what became the leading site for parents and steered its growth to a global business reaching tens of millions of unique visitors per month.

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