Brianna Rooney is a women serial entrepreneur and powerhouse in recruiting. She is the founder and CEO of TalentPerch, Thriversity, The Millionaire Recruiter & YouTube channel, and Techees. Her exhilarating passion, strategic vision, and commitment to excellence have propelled her businesses to unparalleled heights, which resulted to the Techees team being acquired by Affirm in 2021. As a respected industry leader, Brianna continues to inspire and empower others through her podcast she co-hosts, Talent Takeover Unfiltered, while simultaneously breaking barriers as a Founding Recruiter on Forbes.jobs an exclusive platform with a 6% acceptance rate.
Brianna’s businesses, including Thriversity and TalentPerch, provide comprehensive and empowering solutions to the complex realms of recruiting and talent acquisition. Thriversity focuses on equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the industry, while TalentPerch takes on the most daunting hiring goals, delivering effective and tailored strategies. Through these ventures, Brianna revolutionizes the recruiting landscape, offering a holistic approach to empower both professionals and companies in their talent acquisition endeavors.
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This program gives you access to me and my team of recruiting coaches. The program is a hybrid learning and building approach. You will be given a course to be a well-rounded recruiter and biz dev person. In addition, you will have calls that allow you to start your own agency, and you will be given best practices for growing your agency. This program lasts four months as I believe you can be a successful agency owner within three if you’re ready and willing to put in the work.
**Please note this is an exclusive program and you have to apply to get in
I was 20 years old, fresh out of graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. I had just spent years studying fashion because I was convinced it was my calling.
I quickly realized opening your own boutique takes money – something I definitely didn’t have at the time – so I went to bartending school in hopes to make my dream a reality (and party at the same time).
Two years later (and too much of a good time), I realized it was time to grow up and get a “real” job……
One that didn’t require late-night taxi rides home and a stop at Jack-in-the-Box.
Little did I know the universe had a plan in motion, and someone spotted my resume on Monster.com. He was a recruiter and asked if I had heard of the industry.
The next day I went into the interview and the owner went on and on about how I could make a ton of money placing software engineers. They worked with startup companies in the Bay Area and ended up hiring me on the spot.
That first year I made almost $90,000.
I loved what I was accomplishing, but felt the way I was taught to recruit just wasn’t right.
Being a recruiter, you have a responsibility. You hold people’s livelihood in your hands. “With great power. Comes great responsibility” -Spider-Man’s uncle Ben.
Feeling empowered and fearless, I started my own firm five days later; Techees.
I didn’t have any experience running a business.
Not much money saved.
What 24-year-old saves?
As a recruiter you’ll get to set your own hours, and (as if that’s not reason alone to consider this), the more candidates you connect with jobs, the more you can earn.
That means there’s no cap to how much you can earn, and what’s better than making a difference in people’s lives AND making money doing it?
Nothing, if you ask me.
Well, ok. Maybe a few things…
Like spending more of my days doing things that I want to be doing, when I want to do them…
For you it might be spending more time with your family…
Working from your laptop in a different country…
Or splurging on a new pair of shoes (hey girl, treat yo self – we won’t tell).
So you might be wondering how the heck I know if any of this is really possible…
The answer? Because I’ve done it!
I lived in Sayulita, Mexico for 80 days. I got to spend my days with my family on the beach and work from my laptop at the pool and have traveled and worked remotely for years.
Listen, I definitely feel that I was lucky to have this opportunity fall into my lap.
But I was hungry enough to make it work.