Josh Secrest

Vice President, Marketing & Client Advocacy at Paradox AI
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Josh Secrest has led talent and talent acquisition teams for some of the world’s largest and most recognizable brands. In his most recent role as Head of Global Talent Strategy at McDonald’s Corporation, Josh helped design people programs and experiences to support internal and external talent for McDonald’s corporate offices and restaurants around the world. Previously, as Head of Global Talent Attraction at McDonald’s, he collaborated with Paradox to bring the world’s first voice application to life in partnership with Google and Amazon’s Alexa. Prior to joining McDonald’s, Josh spent over 13 years at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. where he was an HR business partner and led various HR functions including global talent acquisition, philanthropy, and home office development. Josh proudly served on the board of Flying Horse Farms, a Seriousfun camp for children with serious illnesses in Mt. Gilead, OH. Josh and his wife Morgan live in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.

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  • Restaurants can select their questions but then there’s a standard set of questions around what are those minimum requirements so you’re not going through a lengthy process, but it’s a fair and consistent process. If you’re meeting the requirements, like are you available during our shift, those type of questions, it can automatically schedule or at least serve them up to the hiring managers. That’s a big piece for us.

    7 December 2021
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    7 December 2021
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    Vice President, Marketing & Client Advocacy