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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.

Location:

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

OutMatch acquires....

5/10/2021
Outmatch is on the hunt, since last September Outmatch has acquired Launchpad, FirstPerson, Checkster, and now...... 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 job distribution with a virtual job fair at recruitology.com/employers.

Duration:00:02:37

Firing Squad: JobDescription.ai's Oras Al-Kubaisi

5/10/2021
Job descriptions used to be so easy. Five lines in the local newspaper and done. Then the Internet came along and gave us unlimited white space, leading to a serious lack of quality ever since. No, copying and pasting from Craigslist does not stellar job postings, so here comes JobDescriptions.ai to try and solve a really big problem, helping automate listings and optimize them in the process. Can founder Oras Al Kubaisi tame the fury of Firing Squad and elicit rousing applause? Gotta...

Duration:00:26:57

Indeed Gonna Indeed

5/7/2021
Just when Indeed looks like they've run out of spaghetti to throw at the wall, they did what this week? We're clearly not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy! This week's topics are confusing at best. Who's steering the ship at "The World's Largest Job Site."? Facebook Workplace makes us ask ourselves WTF? Uncomfortable white guys at Basecamp send a third of the staff running. Return to work confusion continues at big companies like Google and JP Morgan. and we throw in drones and military dogs...

Duration:00:48:09

Upwork Remains Hot, Launches New Category

5/6/2021
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:00:03:17

Vaccines, Wages, and Hybrid Work

5/5/2021
Let's face it, COVID times are nebulous at best. and with questions like: Should employers mandate the COVID vaccination? Will employers bump wages to stay competitive? and... What will "back to work" post-COVID even look like? Office? Remote? Hybrid? Luckily Seth Feit, Group VP of Talent at Spectrum / Charter Communications, stops by the pod to share details about all of these topics and how Spectrum is doing the hard work to get back to work. Enjoy this Sovren exclusive.

Duration:00:30:07

Wage Wars w/ Suresh Naidu

5/3/2021
Remember Suresh Naidu, the professor of economics and international and public affairs at Columbia University? If you haven't heard our first interview with him, search it and thank us later. Anyway, he's back, and he's badder than ever. This time, he's talkin' past, present, and future regarding the topic of minimum wage. Put your thinking caps on and turn up your earbuds, this one is special. All of this learnin' powered by Nexxt... Do you need targeted candidates? Then you need Nexxt!

Duration:00:35:04

Jobvite Lights The Fuse

4/30/2021
Chad is back from vacay, and it's a good thing because the news was droppin' like bombs this week. Jobvite gobbled-up JazzHR and NXTThing. Jobcase made its first acquisition. Ceridian acquired Ideal. ZipRecruiter filed to go public. LinkedIn is crushing the numbers. Biden is getting his executive order on and Jamie Dimon is giving out second chances. Enjoy this Sovren, Jobvite, and JobAdx powered episode.

Duration:00:46:35

Ceridian Acquires Ideal

4/29/2021
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

Jobvite Acquires JazzHR, NXTThing RPO, New CEO Named

4/26/2021
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:00:04:04

BrassRing Acquired, LinkedIn vs. Degreed, RippleMatch, Talent.com IPO?

4/22/2021
How's that saying go? Empires don't die with a bang, they go out with a whimper. Or something like that. If you're thinking the acquisition of Brassring, after it was snatched up by IBM a decade ago with a price tag just north of a billion dollars, is kind of like that whole whimper thing, you're not alone. And good luck recognizing the company who wrote the check this time 'round. If you're more into up-and-comers, however, this week's got that too, with university employment solution...

Duration:00:45:35

Here's How One Fast Food Owner Combats Ghosting

4/21/2021
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:00:03:18

Jackye Clayton is Inclusive AF

4/21/2021
We've made significant progress making our workplaces more equitable, diverse, and inclusive, right? Not so fast, says Jackye Clayton, DEI strategist at Seekout and cohost of the Inclusive AF podcast. The industry vet joins the boys for a reality check and a deep dive into what's wrong with the current infrastructure of corporate America. This podcast is power by Sovren's AI, it's so human you'll want to take it to dinner.

Duration:00:34:16

Get Your Laugh On!

4/18/2021
Who needs a laugh? 2021 does, right!!?!?! That's exactly why The Chad & Cheese invited the folks at Watercooler Comedy to come on the show for a chat. The organization, headed by Clevelander David Horning, helps corporate teams use humor to overcome stress, adapt to uncertainty, boost creativity and engagement, and have fun doing it. Enjoy this laugh machine powered by Sovren AI!

Duration:00:20:05

Fear, Loathing, and ZipRecruiter

4/16/2021
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the economy added 233K jobs in January, 468K in February, and 916K in March. So, everyone who got a pink slip last year should be rejoicing and fully employed, right? Think again. Virus fears, childcare uncertainty and unawareness are keeping candidates on the sidelines. It's also sparking solutions like ZipRecruiter to reach for solutions, Degreed gained unicorn status (that makes eight in 2021) this week, Amazon beat back unionization #sad...

Duration:00:45:25

ATS Report 2021

4/14/2021
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), love 'em or hate 'em they're the core technology of life as a Talent Acquisition and Recruiting professional. The diversification of different ATS brand visions are finally taking us past the days of tech debt heavy dinosaurs like Taleo and VirtualEdge. Madeline Laurano, Founder of Aptitude Research shares information from newly published research entitled Talent Acquisition Systems Mapping a New Path. In this episode we dig into areas many ATS vendors have...

Duration:00:23:50

Candidate.ID Lands Another Round of Investment

4/13/2021
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

Firing Squad: Wedge HR's Matt Baxter

4/12/2021
Video interviewing. You've probably heard it's sort of a thing since the pandemic. We're talkin' mass acquisitions here. So here comes Wedge HR with the promise to provide on-demand video interviewing that transforms the hiring process by providing candidates with a seamless, fast, and flexible experience. Oh, really? We'll just see about that as CEO Matt Baxter joins the boys for a rip roaring episode of Firing Squad, sponsored exclusively by PandoLogic.

Duration:00:29:05

Unicorns Everywhere!

4/9/2021
Cha-ching! Just when you thought more money couldn't come into workforce tech, something else knocks your socks off. This week... Phenom announced a $100M Series D raise Larocque's "Money Shot" index reports biggest quarter EVER and unicorns aplenty The boys also talk more "innovation" at Dice, Uber has bigger problems than we expected MLB kicks Georgia where it hurts United Airlines gets big applause and a guilty verdict for David Kent. It's another Jobvite, Sovren, and JobAdx powered...

Duration:00:39:25

Big Funding w/ Unicorn Status

4/7/2021
On to the NEWS: Another player receives big funding and "Unicorn: status! 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 job distribution with a virtual job fair at recruitology.com/employers.

Duration:00:02:22

Top Talent Myth w/ Frida Polli

4/6/2021
The Chad & Cheese continue the well-pedigreed conversations, this time with a CEO/cofounder reppin' Harvard, Dartmouth, and MIT. Pymetrics, Frida Polli joins the boys on a quest for a better understanding of personality tests, matching of soft skills to job openings, and the threats that A.I. backlash has on businesses like hers. There even tips for female entrepreneurs. Anything this smart has gotta be powered by Sovren, with AI so human you'll want to take it to dinner, right?

Duration:00:38:12