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Season 1

April 2, 2024

Way More Than A Checked Box - Tara Turk-Haymes

To close this podcast (season? Series? Who knows!) I wanted to land with a deep conversation about something complex and complicated: The intersection of DEIB and employer branding. Joining me is Tara Turk-Haynes of Equity Ac...

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March 26, 2024

Perspective Across All of Talent Acquisition - Shane Gray

I wish all vendor-side folks were more like Shane: Taking advantage of all the conversations they have with different sized companies and industries to create something that is hard to develop within a single company: perspec...

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March 19, 2024

The Hard (and Valuable) Work of Recruiting - Joel Lalgee

No recruiter (who was any good) has ever said recruiting is easy. While that's usually framed as a compliant, The Realest Recruiter Joel Lalgee sees it another way. To Joel, recruiting is hard because it is complex, fraught w...

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March 12, 2024

How organizations actually change - Bud Caddell

It's been said everyone wants change, but no one wants to change. That's as true for organizations as it is for individuals. So if we are going to change how our companies recruit and hire, it will serve us well …

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March 5, 2024

Challengers, the 95/5 Rule, and the Intersection of Consumer and Empl…

Don't let the fact that Faisal Siddiqui, founder and chief strategy office of Creative Business Company, is a brander's brander. This is a fun conversation on the nature of branding in the modern age. You only have to listen...

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Feb. 27, 2024

Talent Acquisition Is the Beating Heart of Any Business - Chad Sowash

Chad Sowash has a bone to pick with you. No, it doesn't involve TA tech, bourbon, or bonehead things that CEOs do. It is the fact that talent acquisition has been convinced that it is nothing more than cost center, …

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Feb. 20, 2024

Rory Sutherland: Sunk costs, super chickens, and satisficing

Rory Sutherland is the vice chairman of Ogilvy UK, a TED speaker, and author of Alchemy, and I guarantee he will change how you see your world. I got the chance to talk to him about the weird world of …

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Feb. 13, 2024

The Hidden Disconnect: Candidates and Companies At Odds (with Jasmine…

There is a fundamental disconnect between how prospects, candidates and employees think and feel, and the way companies communicate with them. It's a disconnect we see every day in the form of frustrated candidates, less rete...

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Feb. 6, 2024

Strategy Is For Everyone, Even Talent Acquisition (with Alex M H Smit…

Talent acquisition and recruiting like to say they have a strategy, but really... they don't. And I understand why. Strategy is complex. Messy. You need an MBA to do it. Right? Meet Alex M H Smith of BasicArts. His new …

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