Jared Nypen is the Director of Talent Acquisition for Great Clips, the largest haircare brand in North America. He leads the system-wide recruitment strategy including employer branding and recruitment marketing technology. As part of a wholly franchised organization, his team helps salon owners build and deliver recruiting strategies to attract top stylists within their markets. Jared routinely speaks at Great Clips conferences to motivate and educate franchisees on building the best salon teams in the industry. Prior to Great Clips, Jared led the recruitment and performance technology strategy for Best Buy Corporation. He also spent 12 years at Target Corporation where he led college recruiting teams, built recruitment strategy and led the technology implementations for talent acquisition and performance management.
Jared is a Rally Recruitment Marketing Mentor, where he provides guidance and advice to practitioners seeking to develop their recruitment marketing skills. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). He lives in the Minneapolis area with his wife, Andrea, and three children.
Humanizing the candidate experience is important because people want to work for people that they make a connection with.”