The Jim Stroud Podcast-logo

The Jim Stroud Podcast

Technology Podcasts

The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now! If you want to know what's next, subscribe to this podcast and visit http://www.JimStroud.com to read the transcript and view related resources. I am conducting a listener survey. Please take 30 seconds to complete this form. Thank you in advance. http://blog.jimstroud.com/survey/

The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now! If you want to know what's next, subscribe to this podcast and visit http://www.JimStroud.com to read the transcript and view related resources. I am conducting a listener survey. Please take 30 seconds to complete this form. Thank you in advance. http://blog.jimstroud.com/survey/

Location:

United States

Description:

The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now! If you want to know what's next, subscribe to this podcast and visit http://www.JimStroud.com to read the transcript and view related resources. I am conducting a listener survey. Please take 30 seconds to complete this form. Thank you in advance. http://blog.jimstroud.com/survey/

Language:

English

Contact:

14049395752


Episodes

How Reliable are Unemployment Statistics?

4/9/2021
Original air date - March 28, 2009 Jim and Karen bicker, argue and debate about unemployment stats. Tune in for the fun. Free download: Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace https://buff.ly/3mBM0uQ

Duration:00:42:22

I cry bull! There is no talent shortage.

4/2/2021
Original air date - FEB 5, 2008. Jim and Karen (well, mostly Karen) discuss the myth of the talent shortage – a popular topic among many in HR, the recession, the economy and how it all affects recruiting. Tune in now to hear the rants, complaints, disagreements, emotional outbursts and political discourse that have become commonplace in this podcast. (Smile) Also, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for a list of articles related to topics discussed herein. Related links:...

Duration:00:35:25

Learn English! Or else…

3/26/2021
Original air date - April 9, 2008 - Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time (or at least, the tutorial lessons). Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss a judge’s controversial ruling of “Learn English! Or else…” Also on the agenda is corporate espionage, internet regulation and just a dash of workers comp. Listen in, download and enjoy. Free download: Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace

Duration:00:37:09

Who owns your LinkedIn contacts?

3/19/2021
Original air date: March 28, 2009 - In this episode of The Recruiters Lounge, Jim and Karen debate, bicker and feud over who owns your LinkedIn contacts. Tune in for all the fun. ... Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace, free ebook by Jim Stroud https://j.mp/387W5tW

Duration:00:47:25

Controversial episode! - The Best Recruiting Tip - Ever!

3/12/2021
In this podcast: “The Best Recruiting Tip – EVER!” - In this controversial podcast, Jim and Karen discuss highschool dropouts, Wallmart and disagree with HR Guru – Dr. John Sullivan. | Original air date: November 22, 2006 ... Racism Reimagined: Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace https://www.tradepub.com/free/w_jims01/ Follow my daily updates here: https://sendfox.com/jimstroud

Duration:00:53:48

The Pros And Cons Of The EFCA (With The AFL-CIO)

3/5/2021
[Original air date: Feb 24, 2009] The Pros and Cons of the Employee Free Choice Act - Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen lead a “heated” debate over the Employee Free Choice Act. Listen in and find out that the more you learn about the EFCA, you either love it or you hate it. Listen in and see what side of the debate you are on. Special thanks to our guests Nancy Schiffer (Associate General Counsel, AFL-CIO) and Steve Markin (former Union member with 20 years of legal experience). Oh yes! This...

Duration:00:42:58

Never Work for Free

2/26/2021
ORIGINAL AIR DATE - May 7, 2009 - In episode #125, Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen debate the shady (?) practice of companies who solicit free consultation from jobseekers too eager to please. How far should a jobseeker go to please a potential employer before saying “enough is enough?” How much longer will companies ask interviewees for solutions to present-day issues, not hire that applicant, but still use their intellectual property to their benefit? (If you think it only happens during a...

Duration:00:33:13

Should Executive Pay Be Regulated?

2/20/2021
ORIGINAL AIR DATE - AUG 5, 2009 - In episode #129, Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the issue of Executive Pay. Should it be regulated? Jim says NO! Karen (of course) says Yes! An argument begins that lasts waaay longer than it should have, then Lance Haun of HRM Today adds his views and then things get really heated. Eventually, the conversation focuses on how Lance was able to get a new job in HR without a resume. How? Apparently, all he needed was his blog. Plus, the announcement of...

Duration:00:34:30

The Underbelly of Recruiting

2/12/2021
Original air date: March 2, 2007 - Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the recruiting scandal involving the staffing company – Manpower. (Can you say “modern-day slavery” in Taiwanese?) ... Download my ebook and pass it on! Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace - https://www.tradepub.com/free/w_jims01/

Duration:00:16:27

Recruiters (Sometimes) Do Stupid Things

2/7/2021
Original air date - July 24, 2008 - RateMyRecruiter.net lets job seekers narc on the incompetence of certain recruiters. They name names and list phone numbers; so, should you be concerned? Recruiting is not separate from HR, its all intermingled and we can prove it in 30 seconds or less. Plus, sometimes people say things in online forums that can land them in legal hot water. Karen calls them stupid people, but Jim is a bit more kind. If you are wondering if we are talking about someone you...

Duration:00:30:02

Recruiting in India with Ken Verges

1/26/2021
Original air date: FEBRUARY 21, 2006 - This is the 2nd episode in the original series and I am glad to be sharing it with you. In this episode, I interview Ken Verges about his experiences recruiting in India. At the time, he was Senior Vice President, Corporate & IT Recruitment for Countrywide. Tune in to hear what it was like to recruit in India back in 2006! And download Jim Stroud's ebook: "Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace" https://j.mp/3pmmNGB

Duration:00:17:26

Workplace Violence and Misclassification (Double ouch!)

1/16/2021
Original air date: July 23, 2008 - Jim starts off with shocking news about workplace violence, but is more shocked that its not uncommon. Karen rants about how easy it is to get a gun and bring it to the workplace. Did you know that sooo many companies misclassify Recruiters? And if you signed a contract that said you could not work in your field for a period of time, would that be a legally binding document? Umm… not so much. Tune in to another exciting episode of The Recruiters Lounge...

Duration:00:42:11

Recruiting the sexes, spamming the EEOC and job-stealing immigrants

1/13/2021
Original air date: November 16, 2007 - In this episode, Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss bringing your spouse to your interview. Karen thought is was a good idea but Jim, not so much. Did you know someone was spamming the EEOC for fun and profit? Did immigrants steal all the jobs, or did we just give them away? And in the category of “beating a dead horse,” Jim and Karen harp (again) on age discrimination.

Duration:00:49:36

The Joy of ATS

1/5/2021
Original air date: 04/25/07 - Jim Stroud chats with Mark Berger about ATS systems. If you are a young search firm and not really sure how to spend your money on this type of thing, well, this podcast is for you! Who is Mark Berger? At the time of the podcast, he was the proprietor of Swat Recruiting (www.swatrecruiting.com), a firm supporting the technology needs of the recruiting and staffing industry. If you want to know about implementing Applicant Tracking Systems and/or other HR Tech,...

Duration:00:33:31

Layoff Rumors

12/15/2020
Original air date: October 25, 2008 - Jim and Karen discuss the rumors of big layoffs at Yahoo (pre-taped before the big announcement obviously), the profit side of rumors and the dirty rotten scoundrels who party with Government bailout dollars. Umm… make that “alleged dirty rotten scoundrels.” This is another good one! Tune in to hear for yourself.

Duration:00:36:02

James Bond and Recruiting in the UK

11/25/2020
Jim Stroud and Louise Triance (of UK Recruiter) have a lovefest discussing James Bond, recruiting in the UK and a certain fetish Jim has. Original air date: November 21, 2006

Duration:00:15:40

Let's Talk About the D Word

11/20/2020
Original air date: January 26, 2007 - Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the social politics of diversity and the significance of diversity recruiting in this day and age. Find more great content like this at www.JimStroud.com

Duration:00:34:08

Is there really a war for talent?

11/13/2020
Original air date: December 9, 2006 | Is there (really) a war for talent? If so, what should your company be doing now (and later) to prepare for shortages in your workforce? Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss this with Paige Mazzoni of Workforce Logic and Mark Nelson of Nelson Family of Companies. | See the original page here: “Is there (really) a war for talent?"

Duration:00:34:45

SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION, GREEN CARDS AND BIG MONEY

11/6/2020
Original air date - July 20, 2007 | Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen engage in shameless self-promotion, debate "Green Cards," banter about big money jobs without a college degree and chat (ever so slightly) about Karen’s disappearance from certain online forums. Its just another typical episode of "The Recruiters Lounge."

Duration:00:37:14

Socialism, the Recession and Recruiting in Canada

10/29/2020
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: AUGUST 24, 2009 | In episode #130, Jim Stroud, Karen Mattonen and (special guest) Geoff Web discuss socialism, the recession and recruiting in Canada. Plus, what is “The Boolean Dance?” And what does it have to do with Recruitfest? Tune in to find out. All this and more, in another action-packed episode of The Recruiters Lounge podcast.

Duration:00:28:58