Matthew Jeffery is a leading light in the world of recruitment and currently VP/global head of sourcing and employment brand for SAP, the world leader in software enterprise applications.
Working with SAP has seen him take it on an award-winning and radical journey. Previous to SAP, he headed EMEA recruitment & employment brand for Autodesk, and spent seven years at Electronic Arts, predominantly overseeing European studio recruitment & global employment branding. He is also a well-known author of the visionary articles on the future of recruitment — the Recruitment 3.0, 4.0, & 5.0 articles he wrote with ERE, and is a regular contributor to heavyweight publications on sourcing and recruitment.
In this insightful interview, he shares his experiences of growing up, his family life, and reveals the dynamic drive and personality that has been at the heart of his life and career, including dealing with life’s challenges and times of adversity.
Behind the recruitment personality is someone who tackles life with a force and enthusiasm who describes his main passions in life as family, work success, politics, and music.
This is a fascinating and revealing interview not to be missed.
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The video is below, all part of a series about the lives of people in the talent field. See previous interviews with Johnny Campbell, with Gerry Crispin, Matt Alder, Bill Boorman, ‘tech nut’ Gareth Jones, and with a Stryker talent VP.