Differentiate Your Hiring Profile with YouTube’s Ricardo Horna

Episode 48

Ricardo Horna

Talent Engagement Program | Manager, Google - YouTube

Have you ever wondered what company recruiters look for on your resume or your LinkedIn profile? Or, how much time recruiters actually spend looking for candidates on LinkedIn?

In this episode, Ricardo Horna shares his insights and perspectives as a recruiter at Google’s YouTube and how he landed his job there after a recruiter reached out to him via LinkedIn. Ricardo’s own journey, as a Latinx Googler, is inspirational and heartwarming. He sheds light on his passion to help others and how he helps them succeed in their job search.

Born in Lima, Perú, Ricardo spent his childhood between South America and Florida. After graduating from The Florida State University with a degree in Communications, he joined Teach For America where he taught elementary and middle school Spanish in Baltimore for three years, then earning a Masters in Communication Management from The University of Southern California. Aside from his core role, Ricardo hosts YouTube Orientation for NewTubers, is heavily involved in the Hispanic/Latinx and LGBTQ Employee Resource Groups at Google, and is passionate about Diversity & Inclusion, Intersectionality, Physical/Mental health, Education, and Entertainment.

“Don’t be afraid to forge your own path, but do so strategically and with intention.”

Ricardo Horna