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 & Recruitment. We speak with TA Legends, Thought Leaders & Industry suppliers. We explore challenges, changes & confusion in a world that is crying out for a voice. We aim to be informative... a little controversial... with a side of fun. Join us... won't you?

Episodes

May 21, 2024 20 mins

This week on the Scoop, the team from TaPod bring you all the weekly TA & Recruitment news. Craig focuses on Candidate Experience, and Lauren brings us updates on unemployment rates, recruiting difficulties on the up, pay rise for NSW public servants and much, much more.

Thanks to Indeed for your support.

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This week on Tapod we catch up with James Ellis.. and WOW! If you don’t think you need to know what Employer Brand is all about you are wrong. It’s all about finding something to make you different from others in your space – and that’s something we all need – especially when trying to cut through the noise to candidates.

We discuss James’ latest book – The Laws of Employer Branding and it is equal parts fascinating and valuable, an...

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On this episode of Tapod we catch up with Belinda Cawthorne – Global Director Enablement with our monthly partner Pageup. We chat to Bel about all things Automation, AI & Efficiency in this crazy new world. We tackle challenges, the future and what to do to get started. Research shows that by 2030, 30% of hours currently worked can be automated… are you ready?  It’s a fascinating discussion, and one that benefits all.

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This week on this special Budget episode of the Scoop the team from TaPod bring you all of this week’s TA & Recruitment news, including… Hybrid the way forward… ghosting outlawed…  work from holiday anyone? Aussies embrace AI… Can gruesome genitalia impact your career… an update on the Budget and much, much more. Thanks to the fantastic people at Indeed for your support.

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This week on Tapod we sit down with Sam Barnett Talent Acquisition Manager at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, and what a fantastic interview it was! We cover internal Gender balance, taking control of the Talent function, EVP, a very different Grad Program, return to work from Parental Leave and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

A fabulous discussion with an amazing human!

Thanks to Page Up for your support.

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This week on The Scoop, Lauren is out (sipping Pina Coladas at a tropical poolside bar) and we have a very special guest in the co-anchor seat. Kaylee Langbridge (current ITAs winner as Corporate Talent Professional of the Year), joins the action as we bring you all the Weekly TA & Recruitment News, including AI is not out to take your job… Hmmm. Interview questions before the actual interview… how Recruiters can take the lead ...

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Today on TaPod we sit down with Ben Roberts, Head of Talent Acquisition at David Jones… the oldest department store in Australia, (there’s no other store like David Jones). We find out that Ben doesn’t have any fashion sense, Lauren is looking for a friends & family discount and we delve into the strategy driving change in the P&C and TA function. In the crazy world of retail we can take a lot of lessons from DJ, from skill...

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This week on the Scoop - the team from TaPod reports from different parts of the world. While Craig is at home in the studio, Lauren is working her way through the poolside-bar menu in tropical Bali. But they still manage to cover all the top stories including Tech Giant on Hiring Campaign in Australia, Non-Compete sunk in the US, updates on remote work & AI and much, much more.
Thanks to Indeed for your fantastic support.

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This week on TaPod we catch up with one of the absolute shining lights and rising stars in the Australian TA landscape – Caitlin Ashby – Recruitment Manager @ Primero. Caitie has worked her way up through the ranks from a very non-traditional background and found herself the ‘accidental lead’ in a massive transformation project at Primero – It’s a fab listen on how to get internal traction on positive change.

Thanks to Monash Talent...

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This week on the Scoop, the team from TaPod get down and dirty on all the weekly Recruitment & TA news including… AI are we using it enough? Job sharing – where are we at? Good news in Argentina… yes you read that right… and much, much more. Thanks to Indeed for your ongoing support.

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This week on TaPod we are sitting down with Steve Nield Graduate Recruitment Lead @GHD, Board Member and expert in all things Emerging Talent. We investigate what’s happening in Grad Recruitment…myth-bust the recent Financial Review article on the state of the sector and just how mid-sized companies can compete for tertiary talent. This episode is not just for those with a robust graduate program, but more a deep-dive into an amazi...

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Tapod really values our industry partners, especially when their unique solutions hit the spot! Today we sit down with Lauren Howard from Monash Talent to discuss just how the University is changing the game. We all are looking to tap into new channels to engage candidates and Monash is the largest Tertiary Institution in the country, with perfect access to early career talent. From casuals to interns to graduates, for small, corpo...

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This week on the Scoop – your weekly dose of TA & Recruitment News we have had an important site visit… we talk back to the office… current employment figures and the challenges they present… where have all the police gone? Lauren calls Elon Musk ‘a Dick’… LinkedIn lists top companies for 2024 and much, much more!

Thanks to Indeed for your support of the Scoop.

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Sometimes you get lucky… very lucky. This week on Tapod we have the unimaginable pleasure of speaking with Dr Louise Newson – World Leader… that’s right WORLD LEADER in Menopause awareness and treatment. The good Doc has over half a million Instagram followers, she hosts the number 1 medical podcast in the UK, she is a best-selling author, has opened specialist menopause clinics all over England and we are incredibly lucky to speak...

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This week on the Scoop – your weekly dose of TA & Recruitment News we have had a busy 7 days… Visa changes over the ditch, latest updates on hybrid work arrangements, changes in the grad recruitment market and we have more events than an Olympics.

Thanks so much to Indeed for your support of The Scoop.

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This week on Tapod we sit down with Kurt Bridge from Macrame Consulting to discuss the eccentricities and permutations of the TA APAC market. Apart from the obvious cultural differences, we see a movement away from the reliance of China in the region and the emergence of new regional hubs. It’s a fascinating discussion and if you are recruiting in the region it’s a must listen.

Thanks to Monash Talent for your amazing support this m...

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This week on the Scoop, the Tapod team have all your TA & Recruitment News covered, including Lauren absolutely butchering her Kiwi pronunciation, Pauline Hanson gets a mention, skilled talent hiding under rocks, Craig does the grocery shopping,  more candidates leaving during probation and time to hire is coming down… slowly.

Thanks to Indeed for your amazing support.

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In this episode of Tapod we catch up with Dr Morley Muse - Women's Agenda '22 STEM Winner, Finalist CEO/Board '23 Gender Equity Awards, Co-founder, iSTEM Co./DEIR, Director - Women in STEMM AU, STA Exec Committee, Renewable H2/ Energy Transition Expert & Keynote Speaker – is there anything she can’t do?

The Good Doctor takes us through the challenges for women in STEM and solutions we can implement. She tells us t...

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In this very special episode of TaPod, we look at what happens when you get some of the leading minds in talent on the same panel. No need to ponder, because Avature Upfront APAC has delivered.

Listen to the likes of Al Schirmer from TQ Solutions, Nat Flynn from Equidi, Keith Muirhead from Fonterra and James Elliott as they navigate TA Trends and give you insights into what really is happening out there.

Thanks to Avature for having ...

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This week on the Scoop, the Tapod team have all your TA & Recruitment News covered, including why you need to wear pants in Sydney…second jobs on the rise and unemployment down… a massive advertising fail… non-compete clauses and much, much more.

Thanks to Indeed for supporting us in bringing the news to you.

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