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when it comes to talent acquisition...

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companies don't always get what they're looking for

Poor articulation of employee experience, underperforming systems, and limited knowledge of the candidate pool makes recruitment challenging.

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strong candidates can fall through the cracks

Recruitment processes that lack transparency, clarity, speed, and equity can alienate prospective talent and drive them to look elsewhere.

we help you attract the best people

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swiftly hire game-changing talent

Understand the market, articulate your opportunity, and access Enspira’s expansive pool of diverse and gifted candidates.

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make the people matter

With a “people-first” mindset and  high-touch, transparent communication, Enspira builds longterm relationships with talented candidates and aligns individual passions with company purpose.

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use resources efficiently to drive growth

With top-tier candidates, shorter time-to-hire, and reduced cost per hire, Enspira helps accelerate growth and performance of people and organizations while keeping resource usage lean.

our services

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hr executive search

We help you understand market dynamics and how to articulate the value of your opportunity in order to align individual passions with your company’s purpose and goals.

talent acquisition and optimization

Enspira's talent acquisition and optimization services reduce your time- and cost-per-hire, while bringing game-changing talent to your company.

recruitment support for early-stage startups / hyper growth companies

We understand first-hand the challenges of growing a company, and how success can hinge the hires you make at key moments in your journey.

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executive search

Enspira knows the candidate market with deep-seated relationship and a strong understand of the passions that drive top-level talent.

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talent acquisition & optimization

Optimizing internal systems to reduce time- and cost-per-hire, all while maintaining a high quality of candidate.

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recruitment for early-stage startups

We understand first-hand the challenges of growing a company and how success can hinge on the quality and impact of the individuals you hire at key moments in your journey.v

Alan Mait

President, Talent Acquisition Partners

Alan is a seasoned HR executive talent acquisition leader with more than 20 years in the field. His experience spans the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, where he has built and managed high-performing, market-leading teams. This international perspective has taught Alan the value that diversity of experience and culture can bring to organizations, and the importance of challenging our own learned behaviors to keep growing as professionals and people. He has learned the value of cultivating, maintaining, and enhancing relationships with senior business and HR leaders, offering credible and accurate market information to aid key hiring decisions. His successes have fueled a desire to keep learning and to appreciate the unique challenges inherent in each hiring process. A lawyer in his previous life, Alan was drawn to the talent acquisition industry because of his passion for helping people and organizations realize their full potential. Besides attempting to improve his golf game, Alan also enjoys fine dining experiences with his wife Heather and being a plaything for their four furry family members Bailey, Jagger, Ragnar, and Lagertha.

Jennifer Woods

Senior Director, Enspira Consulting Services

Jennifer has 25 years of global HR leadership experience with broad expertise in Talent Acquisition & Operations, HR Technology, International Benefits, Employee Relations, Coaching, Strategic HR Partnerships, Mergers & Acquisitions and New Country Expansion. Prior to Enspira, she successfully built and lead teams at Expedia Group, JP Morgan Chase, Volt Technical Resources and Alaska Airlines. In her 12 years at Expedia, Jennifer was on the ground helping to launch the Switzerland office, and spent two years in Singapore leading and supporting multiple HR programs in 27+ countries globally. Jennifer earned her Associates of Applied Science Degree from Bellevue College. She brings her passion and curiosity to Enspira to help others optimize and grow their business and confidence in their own journeys. A lover of travel, sports and learning, Jennifer's other interests include holistic healing, mindful living and new experiences. She is based in Seattle with her not so mini mini-bernedoodle puppy, Finn, and can regularly be found riding her Peloton or attending a local Orangetheory class. Jenn loves great food, skiing, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.

Mike Bearden

Senior Director, Head of Talent Acquisition Partners — Early Stage Start Ups and Hyper-Growth Companies

Mike is a passionate people operations and talent acquisition professional with an interest in positive impact, meaningful connections, and maximizing human potential. Most recently, he worked at Riviera Partners, teaming with companies to help them hire for executive-level engineering and product management roles. Prior to Rivera, Mike worked as the VP of People Operations with SF-based startup HouseCanary, where he helped grow the organization from 15 to 125, with responsibility for all people-related areas. Before HouseCanary, Mike held in-house talent acquisition roles with Capital One, JCPenney, and Art.com.

Erika Girard

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition Partners

Erika is a Talent Acquisition professional with over 20 years of experience within agency, corporate and Big Four consulting firms. She is passionate about developing recruiting solutions for clients focusing on innovation and creativity. She successfully builds and leads recruiting teams who not only achieve the goals of the team, but also thrive in their individual careers. As a partner with business leaders, she identifies top talent using proven recruiting and sourcing methods, as well as hire-to-train and alternative sources of talent. In her personal time, Erika enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga and reading.

Deborah Manning

Director, Talent Acquisition Partners

Deborah is a seasoned professional with 25+ years of HR experience focusing on DEI within Talent Acquistion, Training and Staff Development. During her career, she has worked in multiple industries that include technology, executive search, energy, healthcare and financial services. Deborah holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Alcorn State University and describes herself as a wellness enthusiast who advocates for a strong mix of work/ life balance. During her personal time, Deborah enjoys gardening, DIY home improvement projects, spending quality time with family and traveling to explore new destinations.

Maria Rosado

Manager, Talent Acquisition Partners

Maria has over 14 years of business operations experience including payroll and accounting, but is most passionate about the Human Resources function. In 2019, she earned her BS degree in Human Resources Management while working full-time as a Human Resources Manager for the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. Maria has a keen eye for process improvement and is intrinsically motivated to help organizations evaluate the equity of their hiring practices and create workplaces that exude a welcoming, inclusive and collaborative culture. Most recently, Maria served as a Talent Acquisition Specialist for New England’s largest community college. She improved the equity and efficiency of the college’s hiring practices by revamping and automating an outdated search process that resulted in a significant increase in the diversity of new hires. Maria has extensive experience working with and implementing HR technology, including human resources information and applicant tracking systems. Her peers recognize her as a passionate and enthusiastic HR trailblazer.

Jamie Stuart

Manager, Talent Acquisition Partners

Jamie has over 15 years of experience in Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, and building strong client relationships. Her recruitment industry experience includes strategy, project planning and implementation, delivery, managed services, and relationship building with a focus on diversity and inclusion. Prior to Enspira, Jamie worked at companies like Deloitte, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Comcast, and more. When not focused on driving results and partnering with her team, Jamie can be found traveling, hiking, obsessing over music, or spending time with her loved ones.

Olivia Satow

Senior Specialist, Go-To-Market

Olivia graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Business Management. Prior to Enspira, she worked at Maxable Space, a marketplace startup company operating in the realm of accessory dwelling units. At Maxable, she served in several cross-department roles that spanned Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. Olivia also worked in the restaurant industry for five years, serving and managing front-of-house employees. Olivia’s personality and experience have curated a passion for both people and process in the workplace. In her free time, she likes to focus on her emotional and physical well-being and that of those around her, which leads her to spending time with family, listening to music, working out, and paying it forward in any way she can.

Avigaile Tabangcura

Specialist, Total Rewards

Avigaile brings nearly 3 years of experience in total rewards, with her focus being in compensation and HR Analytics across a variety of industries, such as Gaming, Entertainment, Hospitality, and Real Estate. Before joining Enspira, Avigaile was most recently a compensation analyst for American Homes 4 Rent. Prior to that she worked at Boyd Gaming where she first gained experience with the compensation and HR analytics team that assisted with market pricing, HR reporting, and other compensation needs. Avigaile is in the process of obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is actively pursuing her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). In her personal time, Avigaile enjoys spending time with her dog, Boba, hiking, exercising, and going on national or international adventures.

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