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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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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

Firing Squad: Resume Sieve's Michael Yinger

9/20/2021
Matching is hot, but no one has cracked the SMB market. Enter The Sieve. Yeah, we know, horrible name, but how's the tech, strategy, and team? COO and co-founder Michael Yinger, an industry veteran who's done time at PeopleScout and Randstad, thinks he's got some good answers. But listeners know Chad & Cheese will have the final word on this startup that's looking to face the Firing Squad unscathed. Does he come out alive? Gotta listen to find out. Firing Squad is brought to you by those...

Duration:00:35:54

PPC -- Porn, Politics, and Canvas!

9/17/2021
You want some PPC? How about Porn, Politics, and Canvas. Boy, this week's show has it all. Firing Squad alums Canvas (no, not that Canvas) and Humanly grabbed some investment money and some juicy new valuations, while Glassdoor makes a fishy acquisition that Chad compares to Dice's dumb stake in The Muse. A battle is brewing between traditional ATS's and the bots of the future. Who ya' got? Chad & Cheese sound off. Also, Salesforce messes with Texas and gets political, as they have a...

Duration:00:46:24

Glassdoor Smells Fishy, Humanly Lands $4.2M

9/16/2021
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:00:03:53

Europe: Back Dat App Up

9/15/2021
Are Gig Workers Full-Time Employees? Debate Playing Out in Europe. Whether or not gig workers will eventually be considered full-time employees is an ongoing debate in parts of the U.S. - think Prop 22 in California - but in Europe, many of these decisions are playing out for us, and the boys dig into this and other topics with special guest Matt Alder of The Recruiting Future Podcast. Also covered is how Google has been illegally underpaying thousands of temporary workers in dozens of...

Duration:00:42:01

DEI platform gets $50m in funding - Don't Call It A Comeback

9/14/2021
Don't call it a comeback Diversity Equity and Inclusion has been here for years, but... It's finally starting to see it's time in the sun as DEI efforts start to see real budgets and efforts focused on hiring outcomes, retention, and promotions of under-represented communities. LISTEN 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...

Duration:00:04:32

Marketing Owns Employer Brand

9/13/2021
Who should own the employer brand? HR? Talent Acquisition? or maybe, oh I don't know... MARKETING!?!? Brandon Linn oversees employer brand marketing and social media while reporting to Marketing. It's a refreshing look at the past, present, and future of the EB profession, with a sobering perspective on how to sell marketing on recruiting, and vice versa. Enjoy this exclusive brought to you by the mad A.I. parsing and matching skills of Sovren.

Duration:00:25:37

Indeed's Master Plan!?

9/10/2021
Football is in the air and Hail Mary's are flyin' all over the place this week. Dice pumped $3 million into The Muse ... can you say midlife crisis? Indeed's master plan. Yes, the seeds of CPAS can be found as far back at 2016 (yep, we did the research) ...but then they neurodiversity themselves - so dumb. What else? Amazon is encouraging its contractors to bypass weed background checks, Trucking gets a good dose of tech with YouCruit's Lanefinder, and Harvard says automation is to blame for...

Duration:00:40:01

Dice Invests $3M in The Muse

9/8/2021
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:00:04:03

Ep5 --- Moving Fast & Breaking Shit w/ Amy Butchko

9/6/2021
Welcome back to VOICES w/ Amy Butchko SAIC's Director of Talent Acquisition Solutions. This is the final episode of this 5 part binge-able series. We pick up the conversation around a debate in HR about augmentation vs. robots enjoy. TOPICS: - Augmentation over Robots - Building Recruitment Teams - Wage inequity solutions - Moving Fast and Breaking Shit!

Duration:00:22:56

Ep4 -- Treat AI like a Puppy w/ Amy Butchko

9/6/2021
welcome back to VOICES w/ Amy Butchko SAIC's Director of Talent Acquisition Solutions. This is episode 4 or a 5 part binge-able series. You're gonna love this episode! TOPICS: - The Great Resignation - Talent Pipelines are not instant - Where are the robots?!? - AI is a puppy

Duration:00:23:38

Ep3 -- Last Sourcer Standing w/ Amy Butchko

9/6/2021
Welcome back to VOICES w/ Amy Butchko SAIC's Director of Talent Acquisition Solutions. This is episode 3 or a 5 part binge-able series. We pick up the conversation around building a Talent Solutions team from the ground up - enjoy! TOPICS: - Building Teams - Is AI sourcing the futrure? - Overbuilt job descriptions - Does social media drive hires?

Duration:00:24:03

Ep2 -- Win Friends & Influence Budget w/ Amy Butchko

9/6/2021
Welcome back to VOICES w/ Amy Butchko SAIC's Director of Talent Acquisition Solutions. This is episode 2 or a 5 part binge-able series. We pick up the conversation with me challenging Amy on hiring company "special self-inflicted needs" when it comes to technology and yes I just used air quotes - enjoy! TOPICS: - Imploding your hiring process - Engineering a new apply process - Marketing infused nurturing and hiring - CROs are people too... and they have budget :)

Duration:00:21:10

Ep 1 -- The Struggle is Real w/ Amy Butchko

9/6/2021
Hey it's Chad, it's been a minute since we've had a deep dive VOICES series and after speaking with Amy Butchko, SAIC's Director of Talent Solutions I knew a single 20-minute podcast wouldn't be enough and instead of dropping these one podcast at a time we're doing it Netflix style so you can easily discover and binge the entire series - enjoy! TOPICS: - Internet Recruitment 2000 - From Rolodex to automation - The rise of Jobs2Web? - Why don't employers fix their shitty UX?

Duration:00:19:45

Checkr Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

9/3/2021
Nobody likes boring, but you will enjoy some highly profitable tech sprinkled in with a little messaging cool shit here and there, On this week's pod: Background check solution (zzzzz) Checkr now has a $4.6 billion valuation after raising $250 million. Workstream and TalkPush are making big waves in the messaging space - one of which hopes to turn Instagram into a recruitment juggernaut! Then Solo, a well pedigreed and funded Seattle-based startup that is empowering gig workers to make more....

Duration:00:45:29

IPO Anyone? Checkr Raises $250M at $4.6B Valuation

9/1/2021
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:00:04:03

Bro, Do You Even Transform?

8/31/2021
What do you get when you mash up 4 podcasts into one? Lots of voices and even more opinions. > Debbie Tuel from The Joy Podcast > Julie Sowash and Torin Ellis from Crazy and The King podcast > and Tim Sackett from the HR Famous podcast join the boys to talk about: - Why are recruiters so damn hard to find? - Does recruiter experience matter? - Why is Europe a decade behind on the US in DEI? - and when will women come back to the workforce, specifically recruiting? - Are companies doing...

Duration:00:27:52

Firing Squad: Willo's Euan Cameron

8/30/2021
Video recruiting is red hot right now. All the kids are doing it, which also means only a few will get to sit at the cool table at lunchtime. This leads us to Willo, a spunky startup from Scotland who thinks they can bring video to the masses. Automation? A.I.? Machine learning? Nah, that's not the play. Instead, free forever and an aggressive integration strategy are at the heart of this company. Sounds nice, but will it pass the Firing Squad? Gotta listen to find out. Firing Squad is...

Duration:00:35:25

Paradox Takes Pieces Off the Board

8/27/2021
The recruiting industry behaves like a chess game sometimes. Pieces can move slowly or quickly, pieces get taken off the board and some get added over time. And like chess, the players who see many moves ahead tend to be the biggest winners. This week saw a lot of chess gamin’. The most impressive move was made by Paradox, but Job.com and Compono made moves too. Another player in iCIMS filed for an IPO to help it reload. Additionally this week, Apple was in the news, along with Uber and Lyft...

Duration:00:52:10

Google Recruiting Accelerated

8/25/2021
For the first time, Google has chosen a company from the recruitment tech space for their Start-up Business Accelerator Program. 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 job distribution with a virtual job fair at recruitology.com/employers.

Duration:00:04:25

European Tech: Remote Work

8/25/2021
Europe continues to be a hotbed of trends revolving around remote work. Turns out, there are a lot of different directions this rollercoaster can go. It's not just about, "Will we or won't we go hybrid?" That's why we invited Berlin-based HeyJobs founder and CEO Marius Luther on, along with Lieven, to sort it all out. From a shortcoming at Google for Jobs to capturing talent in other Euros to employees taking advantage of companies who allow a WFH option, this episode has it all.

Duration:00:45:27