Fandom

Position: Vice President of Product
Company Size: 251-500 employees
Industry: Technology, Entertainment, Media
Location: United States

Fandom operates the world’s largest network of collaboratively published video game, entertainment and lifestyle content on the web with 70 million unique visitors per month.

Assignment

MitchelLake was engaged to recruit the Director of Product, Platform and Director of Product, Consumer.

The role pivoted as the search went on and the assignment was delivered as Vice President of Product.

This successful placement led to an onsite engagement. As well as providing Wikia with a full-time onsite talent manager, we allocated two other resources to assist with hiring and developing longer term strategies and to identify gaps in current processes.

In addition to delivering seven hires in the first three months, we have been running sessions to increase recruitment knowledge and upskill individual hiring managers. We have also delivered a marked improvement in candidate care which has been backed up by a change in the quality and quantity of candidate feedback we’ve been receiving.

Result

  • Appointment of Vice President of Product
  • Time to Fill: 12 weeks
  • Appointment of two UX designers, two Engineers in first three months onsite
  • Appointment of seven hires onsite in first three months

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