Introducing Jake: A seasoned recruiter in the engineering domain with three years of experience under his belt. Jake’s highlight of being a recruiter is changing peoples lives by finding their dream job and assisting with their professional growth. Drawing inspiration from his background as a former college athlete, Jake infuses his desk with the same tenacity once on the pitching mound. Proficient not only in the intricacies of the engineering field but also in guiding talents toward management and C-Suite roles.

“I’m a young recruiter with tons of experience building startups from stealth mode to post IPO. I take pride in my work and make sure that the job gets done right the first time. In my free time I enjoy body building, playing baseball, golfing, and video games! When I’m not participating in sporting events, I love spending time with my wife, our two cats, and being a new dad to my son!” 


What are some tips you can give to people looking for jobs?

Don’t be afraid to be yourself! Hiring managers now more than ever are looking for the right culture fit. Ask lots of questions and do your research, it will go a long way! 

Also, it is important to be clear with what you want in your next role. Ask your Recruiter questions and be open about what you want and what you do not want, your recruiter is there to help you. 

What other topics do you want to highlight for candidates? 

As a candidate working with Talentpair is really great. The system is very transparent, you get feedback on if you were passed on a job. You also get told if the company is interested or not interested in you so you are not really waiting around for an answer, you will know immediately.


What are some tips you can give to companies looking to hire?

Don’t be afraid to share tons of information with your recruiter (growth partner). They are going to be the first line of defense for you and their job is to get candidates excited about your company, and the position. The more you share with us, the more we can offer to the candidates.

What Companies make you really excited?

I love working with Web3, Crypto, Fintech, and AI companies! They are interesting to be because they are the type of companies that are building technology to support the future.


What are your strongest skills when it comes to being a Recruiter?

I’m a great communicator and leader. I am highly skilled at building long lasting relationships with candidates and companies. I pride myself in creating a transparent hiring process for all actors involved while creating an equitable experience.  

What is your biggest hope for the recruiting industry over the next 10 years?

I hope that Talentpair is the epicenter for recruiting. The ease of access and power behind our platform has changed so many lives and I hope the whole world will be able to experience it’s success.

What is the biggest myth about recruiting you want to bust the bubble on?

Not all recruiters are spammers. Good recruiters are specialists and can be crucial for your growth.