TaPod - We Talk Talent Acquisition.

TaPod - We Talk Talent Acquisition.

Join hosts - Lauren Sharp & Craig Watson as we explore the wonderful and wacky world of Talent Acquisition. Speaking with TA leaders, Industry suppliers and even those from the 'Agency Dark Side' we will explore challenges, changes and confusion in a world that is crying out for a voice. We aim to be informative... a little controversial... with a touch of crazy. Join us... won't you?

Episodes

May 10, 2021 33 min

This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Jo Vo from ATC.
May is the month for Ten Days of Talent and Jo shares with us much of the learnings and networking events we can all enjoy.
Discover what issues are at the fore and explore the amazing speaker line-up.
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Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Pymetrics for all of your support.

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This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Matthew Mitcham OAM.  This guy has achieved it all. Olympic Champion with the highest-scoring dive in the history of the Olympics. The first openly Gay Olympic Champion, Dancing With the Stars and now he's achieved his life-long ambition of being a guest on TaPod!
Matt has dealt with demons for much of his life and he was so generous in really opening up about his battles with depressio...

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This week Lauren & Craig are 're-joined' by Adam Crofts - Head of People & Culture and Talent Solutions at Brennan IT.? We talk about attraction & retention in one of the hottest markets ever experienced and we had a sack load of laughs along the way. We love spending time with Crofty and hope you do too!
Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Vervoe for all of your support.

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This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Jen Hankin & Dan Ridd from Vervoe. We really get under the bonnet of the Vervoe platform with very real - first-hand - examples about just how the solution can improve hiring. If you are exploring your tech stack, have a listen!
Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Vervoe for all of your support.

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This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Margie Warrell - the world's leading voice on 'Impostor Syndrome'. Margie takes us through her own experience and why more and more people feel like they don't belong. If you ever feel like you're in over your head... or bitten off more than you can chew... have a listen. This one's for you.
Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Vervoe for all of your support.

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This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Michael Dobbie - not the House-Elf from HP but the Paralympian, Senior Manager - Accessible Infrastructure PwC Australia and Board Member of Disability Employment Australia. Michael takes us through his journey and the unique barriers to employment for those living with a disability.
It's an eye-opener.
Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Vervoe for all of your support.

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This week Lauren & Craig are joined by Joel the 'Self-Surgeon' Broughton. We learn about Joel's journey as the Recruitment 'Triple-Threat' (Agency, RPO & Inhouse) and finding his happy place in the Aged-Care Industry.
It's an episode of fun, reflection and learnings. We enjoyed the hell out of it!
Thanks to our amazing sponsors for the Vervoe for all of your support.

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Join Lauren and Craig as they catch up with Australia's pre-eminent columnist and commentator on the status of women in the workplace.
Catherine has published 5 books, won a prestigious Walkley award and presented at conferences globally on gender employment issues. She is a Director of Women & Leadership Australia and the Chair of its Advisory Board... Let's face it what Catherine doesn't know about women in the wor...

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Join Lauren & Craig as they sit down with Mel Thomas - Chief People Officer at Oncore Services. 2020 was a year of change but is your culture ready for the challenges ahead? We look at what you can do to be strategic in attracting and retaining great staff into the great unknown

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This week on TaPod Lauren and Craig catch up with Rebecca Powell. After a year of change for most of us, Bec raises the stakes, by leaving behind the glitzy world of TA to jump head-first into a People & Culture Management Role in a Start-up. Let's see how that goes...
This episode is proudly sponsored by Oncore Services - Contractor Payroll and Management.

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Join Lauren and Craig as they present an eye-opening catch-up with Gareth Flynn - MD at TQ Solutions.
Have you heard of HMX? That's right, the overlooked and most times despised cohort in the recruitment process. Imagine how much easier your life would be if you worked cohesively with Hiring Managers... Let's find out how... shall we?

This episode is proudly sponsored by Oncore Services - Contractor Payroll and Management.

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Join Lauren and Craig as they catch-up with Matt Woodard - Senior Manager  TA at Slalom Build & Founder of  Melbourne Recruitment Meetup.
Matt talks about the importance of the TA Community catching up face-to-face for sanity & well-being. We also cover starting your brand-new role 2 weeks into Covid & the increased demand for Tech Talent.
Tune in and enjoy.
Thanks to our sponsors Oncore Services - Experts in Contractor P...

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Join Lauren and Craig as they present an absorbing catch-up with Michael Delaney - Head of Talent at Humanforce.
What do you do when recruiting in a start-up with just a piece of paper and your brain? First things first make sure you get your attire right... It will make sense when you listen 
Tune in and enjoy.
Thanks to our sponsors Oncore Services - Experts in Contractor Payroll & Management

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Join Lauren & Craig as they catch up with Fiona Moreton - VP Recruitment Marketing & New Market Strategy at PageUp.
We talk through the new enhancements of the PageUp solution and really get down to the nitty-gritty of how to get out of that Recruitment Rut.!

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This week Lauren & Craig catch up with two of the Greats! Jo McCatty & Sandra Lim. Both brilliant TA Practitioners, Consultants and Coaches in their own right, they are also part of the amazing team at Jobs For Australia (JFA).
We cover the 'Rona' helping job seekers and lessons learned including 2020 giving us 'permission to be authentic.'
Lots of fun & insights
Thanks to Page Up for being the February Spo...

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In this week's episode, Lauren and Craig sit down with the brilliant Rebecca Houghton (Coach, Facilitator & Advisor to HR & TA).
If you are a Leader or aspiring Leader this one's for you!
Rebecca tells us all about her new book Impact: 10 Ways To Level Up Your Leadership
We have a yarn... we have a laugh... but best of all we learn a thing or 10.
Please have a listen.
Thanks to Page Up for being the February Sponsor.

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This week Lauren & Craig catch up with two of RMIT's finest! Quila Cervelli - Global Employer Branding Manager - and Amy Love - D&I Manager.
We talk everything from Candidate Experience to Corporate Social Responsibility. We got a lot out of it & we hope you do too.
Thanks to Page Up for being the February Sponsor.

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Join Lauren & Craig as they catch up with Rebecca 'Becks' Thomas - Senior People Attraction Advisor at Allianz.  Becks is the inaugural 'Talent Professional of the Year' and we drill down on what makes her successful... From Hays to Allianz and everywhere in between. It's fun and informative
Thanks to Page Up for being the February Sponsor.

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Join Lauren and Craig as they dissect 2020 & look at 2021 with the Swiss Army Knife of Talent - Jo Vohland & The Queen of Talent Connections - Andrea Kirby.
Most people thought they didn't like each other... maybe it was the 10am Champers... or maybe we were just all wrong, but this was more like old friends doing what they do best - talk Talent.
A fun and thought-provoking episode to end the globe's annus horribilis!
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Join Lauren & Craig as they catch up with Pam Stroud - Executive Manager - Talent Attraction & Engagement at REA Group. 
Winning 2 inaugural ITAs (including the major gong - Talent Team of the Year) REA & Pam have been through a mountain of positive change over the past 12 months & this change has been achieved by biting off small chunks to build a truly amazing Talent function.
Pam is insightful and strategic and a ...

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