Tuesday 31 January 2023
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HR Latte: Human Potential with Andrew Heywood

Andrew Heywood of  Early-Stage Start-up, DaqriiHR logo

HR Latte, episode 70
Series: Today’s Employer Branding into Tomorrow’s Employee Engagement

Andrew Heywood-EmpBrandAndrew Heywood joins Rayanne to continue this series which addresses the impact Employer Branding has on Employee Engagement and, ultimately – the retention of quality talent – those employees who lead a company to success.

Andrew is the newly-minted Director of Talent Acquisition at DAQRI, “building a company from the outside in” – different approach, different thought about how to build teams and evangelizing.

DAQRI is shaping the future of work with augmented reality in a smart helmet. THIS is technology that will change the workplace and how we build teams. DAQRI calls human resources “human potential” – does this make a difference?

The Power of Human Potential

In this episode:

  • Recruiting in Silicon Valley – creating touch-points for brands
  • How closely tied is consumer brand to employer brand
  • How to re-brand employment and address challenges during times of tech growth
  • The importance of a great customer experience
  • “One employee at a time”
  • Augmented Reality – Smart Helmet shaping the Future of Work?? Really!  Wow!

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Rayanne Thorn works in hiring, strategy, marketing, and business development with technology companies and has held several high-level positions in the HR and recruiting technology space. She is the VP of Marketing at Dovetail Software and has been responsible for employment branding, hiring, employee engagement, employee retention, branding, marketing, sales, and partnership strategies in the past with TalentBrowser, Technomedia, Evenbase,, Broadbean Technology, and Select University Technologies, Inc. Earlier in her career, Thorn served as a business and search consultant, as well as an executive third-party and corporate recruiter. She has a Bachelor’s in Business – Organizational Development and Strategic Marketing from Vanguard University of Southern California.