Proactive Talent

Certified Partner

A recruiting and employer brand consulting firm.

Proactive Talent is the leading power partner to your recruiting engine. We’re a coalition of freelance recruiting and talent brand practitioners who provide the necessary tools to tighten your hiring gaps, bolster your retention rates and embolden your company mission, giving you the competitive edge needed in the ever-changing recruiting industry.

With a holistic approach, we work alongside clients to help them build a powerful recruiting engine that enables them to efficiently attract, recruit, and retain top talent. We specialize in adding power to your full candidate journey from Talent Attraction to Hiring.

Our mission is to help companies revolutionize the way they attract and hire top talent. We believe that with a proactive approach leveraging the right technology, process, and messaging aligned with our client’s business strategy, we arm them with the tools and capabilities they need to effectively attract and hire the right culture-fit talent.

Team Leaders

Will Staney

Founder & CEO

Will Staney is the Founder of Proactive Talent, a recruiting and employer branding consulting and staffing company focused on helping companies evolve the way they hire and attract talent as well as the Co-Founder of Talent Brand Alliance, a professional community for Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing professionals. He is the former Head of Global Talent Acquisition at Twilio and Glassdoor. Prior to that, he held recruiting leadership roles at enterprise software leaders VMware, SuccessFactors, and SAP where he led strategic programs including employer branding, sourcing strategy, and recruiting operations.

Proactive Talent’s passion for our mission was their own and everyone on the team was a true extension of our team. I would highly recommend Will and his team for any size project and especially in instances where you need someone to bring together a complete employer brand vision from the ground up. So glad Proactive Talent was on the team!

Michelle Rife - Sr Director of Talent Acquisition
GE Digital