Better Talent was formed to meet the hiring needs of organizations in the hospitality industry.  We strive to change the way companies identify, hire and retain the best teams. 

Better Talent provides a science and technology-enabled solution that helps our clients quickly attract the very best people.

We focus on identifying talent that best suits the individual’s roles within the company in an incredibly efficient, and effective way. 

We help you build the best team and the best teams win.

A serial entrepreneur, Steve started many businesses over the last 30 years. For the past two decades, he has been focused on the vacation rental industry as a professional vacation rental manager, vacation home developer, and technology strategist.
His passion is to help business leaders be successful by leveraging his industry knowledge and experience to help companies with their single most important task: Building and developing a cohesive team.


The hiring process is a reflection of your brand.  As such, we have developed the “Talent Promise” to ensure that we represent your company with a high level of integrity and care for each person that shows an interest.

  • We will review each application as they are received.

  • We will communicate with all applicants efficiently throughout the process.

  • We will fully review each interview and communicate the next steps quickly and concisely.

  • If for whatever reason it doesn’t work out for this role, we will be sure to send the applicant new openings as they go live. 


Better Talent has been an invaluable resource to Big Sky Vacation Rentals.  Their industry connections and network have solved for one of our greatest challenges…finding the right people and getting them in the right seats.

Thanks to Bettertalent.com, we don’t save “hours” but literary “days” with each hire. No more going through hundreds of resumes, calling potential candidates or setting up countless appointments. Just a dozen highly pre-qualified candidates to choose from, ready for their final in-person interview.

Dennis Goedheid, Casiola Vacation Homes

Hiring solid talent is my number one job as CEO and the value of our company is based purely on the team we’ve assembled. Working with Better Talent has been the best decision we’ve ever made in regards to our recruiting plan. We will definitely use Better Talent for all open positions in the future.

Brooke Pfautz, Vintory