Jo McCatty is a recruitment leader with expertise across different sectors serving the UK, EU and APAC markets. Her key interest is driving success and delivery of outcomes through people, technology and change/transformation (aka ambiguity).
Jo also has an interest in working on Complex People Projects , and she is passionate about Candidate Attraction , Engagement & Management, Acquisition as well as Coaching. Currently working onsite with ANZ in their NICHE Sourcing squad, Jo is working to attract engineering talent into the business during an exciting time of change in the world of Technology.
During this episode, Jo will share how to overcome the top challenges when hiring staff in cybersecurity including ways to build and grow your team. Learn the role diversity plays in your hiring and sourcing plans. Find out how leaders and employees should harness the power of mentorship for long term success.
00:28 - Jo’s background and introduction
03:09 - Overcoming the top challenges when hiring staff in cybersecurity
04:52 - Taking recruitment on as a project
05:52 - Transferring skills from other industry sectors
05:59 - What recruiters can do to fill cyber-security roles
08:13 - Setting the candidate up for success
08:55 - Do industries experience a skills gap?
09:20 - “The skills crisis comes about because everyone is trying to hire the same thing at the same time.” - Jo McCatty
10:07 - The role diversity plays in your hiring and sourcing plans
12:11 - Reaching success + the power of mentorships
13:33 - “I have a coach for life because you can always step up, level up, and improve.” - Jo McCatty
15:10 - Internal coaching and mentoring services
15:58 - The fact and fiction of the recruitment industry + building a team
18:18 - "Looking at the team dynamic and making sure you're hiring to complement it." -Jo McCatty
18:41 - “Huge consideration is looking at development areas and strengths for every individual you’re bringing into the business verse what already exist in the business.” - Jo McCatty
20:27 - Advice to your younger and less experienced self
20:39 - "[Don't] rush with the haste of the business to hire the talent". - Jo McCatty