Growing a global retailer’s e-commerce team.

On-demand Recruiting for lululemon athletica

Lululemon Athletica logo

  • Founded: 1998
  • Client Since: 2016
  • Headquarters: Vancouver, BC
  • Industry: Retail
  • Product: Athletic apparel
  • Website:

lululemon athletica is a technical athletic apparel company for yoga, running, training, and most other sweaty pursuits. With more than 400 stores around the world, its products can be found in North America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania, and online. The company’s vision is to create transformational experiences for people to live happy, healthy, fun lives.

Two workers in yoga apparel walk through lululemon athletica’s head office with the company logo in the foreground.

At A Glance

The Challenge

It’s not just technology companies that need technical talent. As a global retailer with expanding online sales – new categories, new products, new regions, and even a new website redesign in the works – lululemon was expanding its e-commerce team in San Francisco and adding new technical roles at its headquarters in Vancouver.

To make it happen, the in-house talent team needed helping hands with tech recruiting expertise and a network of tech talent.

Our Solution

Full-cycle on-demand recruiting, taking roles from job requisition to offer. Support was scaled at:

2 tech recruiters x 40 hours per week

Key Successes

2,255 candidates pipelined

67 candidates submitted to hiring managers

24 candidates interviewed by hiring managers

7 candidates received offers, 6 accepted

Filled challenging technical roles, including a QA manager and PLM technical lead

“We went through lululemon’s team member onboarding, to really get a grasp of the culture. We worked directly with the directors and managers and made sure they had full access to us.”

Angela Bortolussi, lululemon project recruiter, Recruiting Social

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