The Chad & Cheese Podcast

The Chad & Cheese Podcast

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.... Show More

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October 28, 2020 28 min
Busting the myth of meritocracy is a must. That's the strong opinion of inclusion and belonging specialist (and proud Gen X'er) Joanne Lockwood, and she's on the podcast to educate a couple of white dudes on why it's so important if we're going to have workplaces on inclusion and diversity in the future. "The best man for the job," is evolving and Jo breaks it all down in this NEXXT exclusive.
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October 25, 2020 24 min
It was just a joke to some when it burst onto the recruitment landscape years ago, but Tengai, the robot recruiter born in Sweden is still here, suckers. And now it speaks English, so the boys thought it was worth a chat about what's going on with the company, the tech, and that craziness that is Swedes eating rotten fish. Yuck! Virus-free, fluent in English and a little less creep than last year, Tengai isn't going anywher...
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October 23, 2020 45 min
Halloween and Election Day are right around the corner, but that's nothing compared to the scream-inspiring news that came out of recruiting this week. Let's see... Handshake looks like the new MonsterTrak, Job descriptions are actually getting worse, Bomerang layoffs are now a thing (thanks pandemic!), Automation is coming after 85 million jobs ...and reporters are doing Zoom meetings with their pants down.  ...
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October 21, 2020 4 min
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.
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October 21, 2020 33 min
It's not often we get a Y Combinator company to pitch on Firing Squad, so let's start with 'you're welcome, listeners.' So, who's up? CEO Prem Kumar brings his A Game and Combinator credentials to the Firing Squad with Humanly. The company promises candidate screening, scheduling, and engagement at scale. Is this a broken promise? Gotta listen to this Chad & Cheese gem, sponsored by PandoLogic, to find...
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October 16, 2020 40 min
As if 2020 wasn't scary enough, Halloween is on the way, which means Cheesman's waistline is scared to death of Reese's Peanut Buttercups, but that's nothing to the horror show that is CareerBuilder. Rumors of a massive CareerBuilder cyberattack iCIMS gets super-cozy with Microsoft, .jobs drama, not drama? and Oreo commercial that'll melt the coldest of hearts (and attract the best of top talent). You want ...
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October 14, 2020 31 min
Mom's are the best, but they usually get the short end of the stick when it comes to career advancement. Then COVID comes along and we all start to understand the trials and tribulations of balancing a house, work, and life much like working mothers have since... FOREVER. Mom's already had cred, but this is a new kind of cred complete with a new world type of balance, management, and leadership. Plus a need for equal hirin...
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October 12, 2020 3 min
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.
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October 11, 2020 25 min
You want the best? We got the best! In this interview for RECFEST World One, Chad & Cheese bring two of the most influential figures pertaining to recruitment and A.I. Jobvite CEO Aman Brar and This Way Global founder Angela Hood have a chat about all things tech in employment. Get ready for 25 mins. of must-see recruitment gems to take your strategy to the next level.
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October 9, 2020 43 min
While cooling fall temperatures are sneaking up on us, the world remains a hot mess - Trump gets 'The Rona,' R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen and flies love V.P. Mike Pence - and the podcast keeps it spicy. This week: AllyO and Hirevue get comfy, Unleash (HR)wins big, Glassdoor wants to put a number on equality and strippers are taking matters into their owns hands (and laptops). Who needs a champagne room anyway? Hey, no touch...
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There are bad recruiters. There are good recruiters. And there are great recruiters. Founder Adam Conrad hopes his startup, Great Recruiters, will help agencies better manage recruiting teams and sorting through the best and worst performers. Better recruiters make for better candidate experiences too, so things sound pretty solid, right? Well, the Firing Squad will be the ultimate judge on whether this company is truly "great,...
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October 6, 2020 4 min
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.
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October 2, 2020 46 min
A hot mess inside a dumpster fire inside a train wreck might best describe this week. The boys unleash on everyone from: CareerBuilder can't get their messaging right iCIMS would like to reintroduce themselves LinkedIn devolves quickly Indeed goes away from their winning ways Phenom People acquires My Ally Want more? How about Amazon drones up in ya’ face! 2020 keeps gettin’ kinda hectic. As always, the weekly episode i...
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September 30, 2020 26 min
It's time for the uncomfortable and hard conversations kids. If someone you know or are connected to promotes racism what would you do? Would you actively engage and educate? Or would you just hide and hope it all goes away? Well people, it is not going away and Madison Butler will not have any of it. Madison on LinkedIn aka Corporate Unicorn on Twitter speaks her mind and attracts racists on LinkedIn like a tiki torch magnet...
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September 29, 2020 3 min
CareerBuilder sells what? 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.
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September 25, 2020 43 min
While the likes of Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple are on trial for anticompetitive behavior, maybe Indeed should be thrown in the mix too. Indeed rumors of cutting programmatic competition off at the knees Naughty-naughty, much like Civvl, "the Uber of eviction teams." Classy. Outmatch and Launchpad provide hope and smaller cities who are seeing the big city masses coming their way. Hello suburban home appreciation...
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September 23, 2020 35 min
Is it a chatbot?  No, it's conversational AI. Wait, that's the same thing right? What can a bot do? How should it/her/he/they engage? All legit questions and reasons why Adam Godson and Josh Zywien, Paradox hot shots, join The Chad and Cheese Podcast.  Wait, what about that McDonald's Alexa train wreck from last year? Oh yes, we cover that too :)  Knowledge powered by the AI Gods at Sovren.com  
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September 18, 2020 42 min
Dumpster fires produce a lot of smoke, but none produce the amount of smoke that CareerBuilder's dumpster fire produces month-after-month. This week, the boys discuss: - 300M Reasons to Keep Hating CareerBuilder - The Great Rehire? - Then we pullback the covers on a crappy Glassdoor wannabe - Target gets it's diversity on - and give Indeed a little love for its latest initiative. This episode is going to hit the spot...
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September 16, 2020 3 min
Is this a flashback press release from 2012? CareerBuilder Commits to Three-Year, $300M Talent Acquisition Investment... 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.
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