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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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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

LinkedIn Crushes Monster

7/30/2021
Remember when you thought Microsoft had lost their collective mind when they dropped $26.2 billion for LinkedIn? HA! Well, it looks like Microsoft is going to have the last laugh because LinkedIn is crushing it. And who’s not crushing it? How about Monster and Job.com? Shocker, right? Of course, there’s more WFH and COVID insanity that the boys cover. How about some MadMen, 2021-style? Got that too. Oh, and Walmart does some good (suck it, Amazon!)

Duration:00:44:04

EUROPE: M&A Royalty

7/27/2021
Investment dollars are flowing into workforce tech globally, and Europe is no stranger to big deals. You're going to need a bigger boat though, because we have a giant shark on the show to dig into M&A strategy in the space. How big? How about $400 for starters. House of HR CEO Rika Coppens joins the boys to talk acquisition strategy, as well as dig into some numbers behind programmatic solutions and Google for Jobs.

Duration:00:47:48

Conversational AI Report

7/27/2021
Don't call it a chatbot, they've been here for years... Seriously, call 'em chatbots, conversational AI, or fancy experience and productivity tools. It really doesn't matter if you don't understand the role of the tech and the solution to your everyday problems. ENTER the 2021 Conversational AI Report by friend of the show Madeline Laurano and Aptitude Research. During this podcast, we dig into some major points and tease others. We ask: Isn't this tech already part of our everyday routine?...

Duration:00:20:09

It's a Pando Smart Recruiters Cash Geyser

7/23/2021
If you thought last week's show was a blockbuster, wait until you get a load of this week's episode. Here's a taste: CareerBuilder has a new CEO, PandoLogic has been acquired and SmartRecruiters is a unicorn. Want more? How about a battle between Kroger and Walmart for who's the bigger douchebag? Still not enough? How about porn stars at conservative Christian conferences for teens. Yep, you're welcome. Thank your friends at Sovren, Jobvite, and JobAdX.

Duration:00:42:20

Boundless in Europe

7/21/2021
Lieven has given up on Futbol everybody. Nevertheless, grab your Italian football jersey and enjoy a Guinness, 'cause this Euro show has your name written all over it. The boys welcome Boundless founder Dee Coakley, a Dubliner, to the show to talk about her company's recent round of funding, as well as chime in on all of this week's topics. In addition: Hungary is starving for immigrant workers, Iceland is changing the game when it comes to workforce well-being, testing a 4-day work week,...

Duration:00:50:51

Unicorn Alert! SmartRecruiters Raises $110M

7/20/2021
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

Calling Bullshit w/ Jess Von Bank

7/19/2021
Are you an imposter? A fraud? Is that feeling self-imposed? Is anything in the workplace really self-imposed? Is the term "Karen" just a mechanism to manipulate? Wow, that got weird and deep fast, right? Imposter syndrome is loosely defined as doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud. It disproportionately affects high-achieving people, who find it difficult to accept their accomplishments. Many times, women in the corporate world are impacted the most. All reasons to bring on Jess...

Duration:00:32:52

Google, Tiktok, LinkedIn & more?

7/16/2021
Remember your favorite double album (for those old enough)? That’s what this episode is like. The boys drop news and discuss BIG TOPICS like Google for Jobs gets serious LinkedIn needs to pick a lane then move onto M&A news from Circa, Hireology, and Yello. ...and well, TikTok (again), Actually, there’s so much good stuff in this show, I can’t even remember everything. Just get comfy and turn it up, man compliments of Sovren, JobAdX, and Jobvite!

Duration:00:50:27

DOUBLE ACQUISITION

7/15/2021
It's The Shred a mini Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News -- This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology -- Recruitology brings artificial intelligence - that's AI kids - to job posting and distribution for employers large and small. Start posting your jobs using Recruitology today at recruitology.com/employers On to the NEWS: Two acquisitions ACQUISITION #1: Circa aka CicaWorks.com acquires LatPro aka DiversityJobs.com ACQUISITION #2 : Hireology acquires EmployUs

Duration:00:04:13

Google for Jobs UPDATE

7/14/2021
It's The Shred a mini Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News -- This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology -- Recruitology brings artificial intelligence - that's AI kids - to job posting and distribution for employers large and small. Start posting your jobs using Recruitology today at recruitology.com/employers On to the NEWS: Google announces BIG jobs update! #LISTEN

Duration:00:04:36

MERGER!

7/14/2021
The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology -- Recruitology brings artificial intelligence - that's AI kids - to job posting and distribution for employers large and small. Start posting your jobs using Recruitology today at recruitology.com/employers On to the NEWS: Yello merges with WayUp!

Duration:00:04:11

For Sale: 600M LinkedIn Profiles on Hacker Forum

7/13/2021
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:00:03:00

Employer Brand Euro Remix

7/13/2021
The pandemic has royally remixed employment branding for a lot of companies. What used to be a nice-to-have is now a must-have, no matter where you are in the world. That's why we brought in Kim Werensteijn, Employer Brand extraordinaire from the Netherlands. It's a must-listen for furloughed, future, and currently practicing Employer Brand pros. This podcast is brought to you by the power of Sovren parsing and matching. AI so human, you'll want to take it to dinner.

Duration:00:23:14

Indeed Mimics Monster

7/9/2021
Who goes camping in the hot sticky mess of July? Joel Cheesman, that's who. No worries, we have a smooth operator filing in for the Master of Cheese this week. Crazy and The King Podcast co-host, Executive Director of Disability Solutions, all-around badass, and my wife Julie Sowash joins as we tackle questions like: Is Indeed the following Monster off a cliff? Is Doximity showing Dice how to evolve? Will the pandemic really drive any real change? Is Allyn Bailey right about "The Great...

Duration:00:46:45

Firing Squad: PredictiveHire's Barb Hyman

7/7/2021
A new chatbot... Errrrrr.... "conversational AI: contender is coming to America and the rest of the world soon. They're called Predictive Hire and they have an army of PhDs that says their tech is better than yours. CEO Barb Hyman can explain and has no problem staring down the barrel of our Firing Squad rapid-fire questions. Does Predictive Hire come out unscathed? Are run into the guns? Ya gotta listen to find out :) Firing Squad is powered by Pandologic's programmatic revolution!

Duration:00:30:30

Big Data Payday

7/2/2021
We wish there was a way to automate these ridiculous podcast episode descriptions, but until then, we'll have to be content with talking about recruitment automation. Most notably this week, Two automated scheduling startups got (additional) funding. Another big data solution made it to unicorn status. Stimulus checks aren't the problem The US Chamber isn't letting a good crisis go to waste. and TikTok ends the week with industry folks lining up to give the social media app an unwarranted...

Duration:00:36:32

EUROPE: Adevinta Smacks Axel Springer!

6/30/2021
The European market is poppin' hotter than a dinner date between Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin. This episode, the boys invite the angriest Scot they know in Adam Gordon to come on the show and share a few thoughts. It helps counter Lieven's more laid-back, collegiate demeanor as they discuss topics ranging from Adevinta's latest acquisition of eBay Classifieds Group, making it a Top 3 classifieds player, to talking about growing pay inequality throughout the continent to opining about the...

Duration:00:44:25

LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- BONUS

6/29/2021
Welcome to LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- BONUS EDITION -- HR and Talent Acquisition pros won't want to miss this listener question! It's PRIDE month and we're celebrating and learning more about the LGBTQ+ community. And as a straight white male, I thought it fitting that I'd ask the uncomfortable questions many of us are afraid to ask. To answer these questions we have special guest expert Michelle Raymond from myGwork, a LinkedIn-like platform for the LGBTQ+ community, who will be droppin' the...

Duration:00:09:31

LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- Part 4

6/28/2021
Welcome to LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- Part 4 It's PRIDE month and we're celebrating and learning more about the LGBTQ+ community. And as a straight white male, I thought it fitting that I'd ask the uncomfortable questions many of us are afraid to ask. To answer these questions we have special guest expert Michelle Raymond from myGwork, a LinkedIn-like platform for the LGBTQ+ community, who will be droppin' the knowledge. Listen and Learn!

Duration:00:04:52

TECH WARS: Amazon vs. Walmart

6/25/2021
This week has a little bit of everything. First, it's a heavyweight fight between Amazon and Walmart for which one's a soulless pit of human misery and which one is an employee-friendly innovator. After digging through the carnage, the boys dive into a little Buy-or-Sell, featuring Candidate.co, Apna, and eqtble (dare you to type that into autocorrect and see what happens). After that, take a mental trip to Colorado and hear why some employers don't want remote workers that hail from The...

Duration:00:45:36