Hi, I'm Vanessa

I train Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Teams to source the best talent. I have trained Teams from Auckland to Seattle and many places inbetween!

I'm also an international Keynote Speaker, an accomplished Emcee & Employer / Personal Brand Specialist.


    Hi I'm Vanessa.

    I work with international companies to source candidates and train teams how to source the best candidates.

    I'm also an  international Keynote Speaker and Career Brand Specialist & Coach.

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      Who I am

      I'm a freelance Talent Sourcer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I work with companies globally to find and place the best talent.

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      What I do

      I train Talent Acquisition Teams to source the best Talent faster than their Competitors can. Additionally, I am a sought after Keynote Speaker.

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      What I have to say

      My blog, publications & podcasts showcase my guest appearances on several international shows, in addition to my own published articles.

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      Let's chat

      I'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch and we can chat about your sourcing challenges or training needs.

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      Guest Blog for TeamDash | Vanessa Raath: misapplication of AI risks discrediting the recruitment industry

      Vanessa Raath, The Talent Hunter, is a familiar name to recruiters and TA specialists around the world….

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      Guest on Recruit CRM Podcast | Branding and Over-Communication

      Join @Van_Raath, the recruitment guru, as she spills the beans on two must-have strategies for new recruiters:…

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      Guest on Manatal’s Podcast

      All-In Recruitment is a podcast by Manatal focusing on all things related to the recruitment industry’s missions…

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      2024 predictions

      Key trends and changes in recruitment for 2024 – insights from Vanessa Raath

      We were happy that Vanessa Raath, the founder of The Talent Hunter, joined us as the second…

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      Guest on ‘The Telling of Story’ Podcast

      Being invited to be a Guest on Jewels Nistico‘s Podcast was an absolute pleasure. It was so…

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      Guest on 9AM Webinar | How to Get Hired as a Freelancer

      It was great to be a Guest on 9am Webinar Series recently! Who are 9am I hear…

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      Guest on Recruit CRM’s Podcast | Branding and Over-Communication

      It was a pleasure to chat with the Team from Recruit CRM recently. We spoke about all…

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      How to find Hard-to-find Talent | Guest on Recruitment Uncensored with Kate O’Neill

      It was an absolute pleasure to be a Guest on Kate O’Neill Recruitment Coaching’s Podcast. Kate and…

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      Guest on The Human Element Podcast with Nix Stephens

      It’s always a pleasure to be invited to be a Guest on someone’s Podcast! Nix Stephens and…

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      Brainfood Live On Air | Ep198 | Mental Challenges of the Neurodiverse – Real Talk from Recruitment Heroes

      Mental Challenge of the Neurodiverse: Real Talk from Recruiter Heroes An important change of pace to Brainfood…

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      Firefish Crowdcast with Vanessa Raath – Using AI Video Tools to Market Candidates

      Join the Firefish CEO Wendy McDougall and Vanessa Raath of The Talent Hunter as they give a…

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      Guest on the A-Players Podcast: ChatGPT applied to Sourcing with Vanessa Raath.

      How to use ChatGPT to enhance your sourcing 👉 Listen to this episode on Apple podcast👉 Listen to…

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