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The Chad & Cheese Podcast

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Industry veterans Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash are here to punch the recruiting industry right where it hurts, complete with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark. Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources, and employment. Hiring companies, employers, and vendors tune in for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

Industry veterans Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash are here to punch the recruiting industry right where it hurts, complete with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark. Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources, and employment. Hiring companies, employers, and vendors tune in for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

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United States

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Industry veterans Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash are here to punch the recruiting industry right where it hurts, complete with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark. Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources, and employment. Hiring companies, employers, and vendors tune in for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

Twitter:

@Chad_Sowash

Language:

English

Contact:

8123711517


Episodes

Personio Rides the Dinosaur

1/22/2021
It's a new day in America. New president. New Vice President, who's also a minority woman! The new attitude in the New World, if you will. The sun rose and the weight has been lifted. Unfortunately for you, dear listener, this is the same craptastic podcast you've grown to love (or at least tolerate). Rejoice! This week, money continues to flow as Personio rides the dinosaur HR industry into "Unicorn" status and a game of Buy-or-Sell ensues. Alabama is ground zero for workers-of-the-world...

Duration:00:45:43

Firing Squad: BrightHire's Teddy Chestnut

1/20/2021
While the world of recruiting is running toward a future of automation and a process devoid of human beings, others are championing a hybrid approach: Part human, part machine. Sorta like the Six Million Dollar Man. That brings us to BrightHire, which aims to equip human beings with technological advancements that turn them into cyborgs of the employment game. Think Robocop without the cool cars. Anyway, does cofounder Teddy Chestnut have what it takes to survive the Firing Squad? You gotta...

Duration:00:31:59

Unicorn Status

1/18/2021
Bolstered by an additional $125 million of Series D funding, and a company valuation reaching $1.7 billion Personio has established financial stability to continue its rapid growth, while achieving the title of ‘unicorn’ at the same time. LISTEN FOR MORE Big thanks Recruitology for supporting The Shred. Recruitology brings machine learning and AI to virtual job fairs, remember when virtual job fairs were lame? Not anymore, check out how you can leverage candidate matching and programmatic...

Duration:00:02:59

Greenhouse Green

1/15/2021
Hallelujah podcasts can't be impeached! Because Chad & Cheese are always dancing on the line of what's legal in at least 17 states, and this week is no exception. Let's start with a big investment in popular ATS Greenhouse, then play a little Buy or Sell with a handful of other startup investments that went down this week. After that, the boys look into HireVue's latest pivot out of facial tech and discuss why others may follow their lead. Then, let's bookend the whole episode by discussing...

Duration:00:41:32

Greenhouse Lands $500M Investment

1/14/2021
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:02:40

CareerGig Acquires Moonlighting

1/13/2021
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:03:25

Tiger Boss

1/13/2021
Adding to the long line of guests much smarter than the podcast hosts, The Chad & Cheese welcome author, entrepreneur, filmmaker, tech philosopher, and Death Metal singer Somi Arian to the show. Did someone say Death Metal? Somi is plugging her new book, "Career Fear (And How To Beat It), which talks about how A.I. is changing the world and how savvy professionals - talking to you, recruiters - can prepare to thrive in this fast-evolving world. Tiger matching prowess powered by Sovren....

Duration:00:28:41

Paradox Learns How to Spetz

1/8/2021
What a year so far, huh? The world needs a new beacon of hope, and Chad & Cheese are here to fill the void. On this week's show Paradox learns how to Spetz CareerBuilder does the walk of shame Facebook helps clean your gutters and mow the lawn Albertsons kicks delivery to the curb and Illinois cleans up with weed Smoke up, Johnny, then pay homage to sponsors Jobvite, Sovren, and JobAdx.

Duration:00:42:13

Can A.I. Fix Hiring in 2021?

1/6/2021
It's finally 2021. Can Artificial Intelligence finally takeover hiring? HiredScore's founder and CEO Athena Karp is one of the world's experts on A.I. and its impact on recruiting. Is it really the panacea to unbiased recruiting? Is all A.I. created equal? And will there still be human beings in recruitment 10 years from now? The boys cover all this and much more on this NEXXT exclusive. Enjoy!

Duration:00:32:03

Paradox Gobbles-Up Israeli-Based Chatbot Startup

1/5/2021
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:02:55

2021 Predictions

1/1/2021
It's the return of Sackadamus! Industry icon Tim Sackett joins Chad & Cheese for their 4th annual predictions show with an eye toward 2021. Thank baby Jesus 2020 is almost over! Enjoy this recap of 2020's predictions (spoiler alert: wrong buzzer soundbites aplenty), three predictions each for 2021, and even a listener question. Cheers to a New Year, and more of the same excellence from HR's most dangerous podcast. All 2021 predictions powered by Sovren, Jobvite, and JobAdX..

Duration:00:46:48

2020 Naughty & Nice List

12/25/2020
Ya' better watch out. Ya' better not cry. Better not pout ... 'cause this is the naughty and nice edition of The Chad & Cheese Podcast. Who was bad? Who was good? Gotta listen to find out, but - spoiler alert - it's full of Floridians, webcam debauchery, and "wokeness" gone awry. Ho! Ho! Ho! And be sure to give the gift of visiting our sponsors, Jobvite, Sovren, and JobAdx this holiday season.

Duration:00:37:51

Three Acquisitions and an Integration

12/18/2020
Buy! Buy! Buy! The money just keeps flowing into the employment industry this holiday season, as Talent Inc. - the folks behind ResumeRabbit, Top Resume, and others - has sold for a reported $100 million. Yowza! Plus, iCIMS paid a reported $60 million for Altru (but the boys aren't buying it). What else? How about Phenom making an acquisition, Jobvite lands a LinkedIn power move, Turing raising $32 million, and ZipRecruiter eyeing a 2021 IPO. Pandemic? What pandemic!?!?! As always, this...

Duration:00:41:34

What Pandemic? ZipRecruiter Eyes IPO

12/16/2020
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:02:40

Firing Squad: Sourcr's Chris Almond

12/16/2020
Review sites are hot and valuable. Just ask Glassdoor, which sold for over a billion dollars last year. But do reviews translate to staffing agencies and recruiters? Startup Sourcr thinks so, and their founder, Chris Almond, is willing to face the Firing Squad to pitch his business. Will this Australian-HQ’d biz survive the harsh Q & A or be flushed like a rotting bloomin’ onion? Gotta listen to this PandoLogic exclusive to find out.

Duration:00:34:09

iCIMS Chalks-Up Another Acquisition

12/14/2020
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:03:28

Mystery Acquisition

12/11/2020
Ever been stood up on a date? Yeah, we know the feeling after being stood up by our TOP STORY this week, although we're making lemons into lemonade and point you toward an acquisition. Shhhh, don't tell anyone. Plus Shakespeare, Wonder Woman, and free flights to Hawaii means this episode has it all. Another active week in recruiting saw more start-up investment, more shots at Dice, more competition for Indeed, and much more. Enjoy this Shaka-filled edition, sponsored by Jobvite, JobAdx, and...

Duration:00:43:07

Indeed's Got Some New Competition

12/9/2020
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.

Duration:00:03:21

Comedy, The Best Medicine

12/9/2020
It's 2020. If you don't laugh, you'll cry. That's why the boys bring Ray Ellin, comedian and founder of Comedy Cloud to the podcast. Ellin's company brings top-notch comedians to corporate Zoom calls. In addition to laughs, we're talkin' better employee morale, engagement and just a break from the daily monotony of working. Take a break, grab some headphones and have a few laughs on us and our sponsor NEXXT.

Duration:00:29:02

Lightning in a Paint Can

12/6/2020
Question: When does paint in a can become lightening in a bottle? Answer: At 1 million+ TikTok subscribers We recently talked about Tony Piloseno, a former Sherwin-Williams employee and TikTok superstar who was recently fired from Sherwin-Williams for posting videos about his passion, paint. It didn't matter that Tony had a million and a half followers or had videos with a million views; what was important was the integrity of the brand, blah, blah, blah. Listen to Tony's story and why...

Duration:00:20:22