The #SocialRecruiting Show

Ep. 132: Audra Refuses To Leave

An episode of The #SocialRecruiting Show

By Katrina Collier
Katrina Collier, Author & Candidate Engagement Facilitator & Keynote, and Glenn Martin, Talent Acquisition Professional, chat to people in the HR, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, and Employer Branding space about all things recruiting, marketing, sourcing, employer branding, social media, diversity & inclusion, and more. It's the perfect light-hearted way to expand your knowledge and be inspired.

Rated: PG - though headset use is recommended! 😉

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Ep. 132: Audra Refuses To Leave
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Ep. 131: It's Recruitment Jim But Not As We Know It
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Ep. 130: Repelling Candidates With Bad Recruitment Marketing?
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Mary Palmer, Communications Manager at HRC Recruitment.  Pulling her out of our chat channel where she regularly adds value and makes us laugh, we can't wait to hear all she has to say on this important topic! 
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April 26, 2019
Ep. 129: Is It The End For Text Only Job Adverts?
Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, and Glenn Martin, Talent Acquisition Project Manager (filling in for quarantined KC) are chatting to Stephen O'Donnell, Growth Partnership Manager EMEA at VideoMyJob. As founder of the NORAs Stephen has seen some innovative recruitment websites over the years but he wonders why we're still writing text-only job adverts.  
15:39
April 16, 2019
Ep. 128: Chatbots, Videos & Candidate Engagement
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Jonathan Foyne, Director at JOBVIDDY.  We chatted all things video - have a pen & paper ready to take notes! 
59:03
April 5, 2019
Ep. 127: Talent Acquisition: The Key To A Company's Growth
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Heidi Wassini, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding Evangelist.  Heidi wonders why companies don't see that their success comes down to a good TA function. Why do most companies think recruitment is operational, not strategic? It was a mind-blowing chat!
58:52
March 30, 2019
Ep. 126: Managing Review Sites to Win
Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, and Glenn Martin, Talent Acquisition Project Manager (filling in for quarantined KC) chatted to Christopher Kurtz, Founder & CEO at PeerThru. So just how do you manage those reviews? Do you ignore them and hope they go away or get proactive? Chris shares all. 
57:55
March 22, 2019
Ep. 125: Sourcers = Nurture Marketers & Data Analysts?
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Adam Gordon, CEO, and Billy McDiarmid, Customer Success Director, at Candidate.ID. We know Adam loves his talent pipelines, fair it's a cool product, but Katrina asked Billy to join us because he's a former sourcer and she wants to know if sourcers really need to be nurture marketers & data analysts now or not??? 
56:19
March 19, 2019
Ep. 124: Social Media Has Failed Recruitment
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Cynthia Trivella, VP of Strategic Relations art WorkScene.  We'll be discussing this bold claim and Cynthia's thinking that the 1990's way of hiring is not getting people satisfactory results and why it won't work in the future.
41:40
March 8, 2019
Ep. 123: Recruitment Marketing That Nurtures Candidates
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Carl Hoffman Founder & CEO of Talentry.  Carl will be chatting to us about marketing, candidate nurturing, referrals and more. 
57:43
March 1, 2019
Ep. 122: Social Search on Top Social Platforms
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Brian Fink, Senior Technical Recruiter at RentPath. Because there is SO much more than the L word for candidate research and sourcing, so why don't we use them?  Please note: NSFW - wear a headset!
57:35
February 18, 2019
Ep. 121: Recruiter To Tech Sales
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to Brian Sheridan, Customer Success Manager at Tenable. Brian just made the transition from tech sales recruiter to tech sales at Audra's cybersecurity company. Let's hear how he made that unusual career jump and his time in TA. 
59:07
February 8, 2019
Ep. 120: What Recruiters Can Learn From Customer Experience
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Glenn Martin, Interim TA & Recruitment PM (covering for Audra) chatted to Matt Ballantine, Advisor at Stamp London & host of the WB-40 podcast. Matt thinks there's much we recruiters can learn from customer experience including design thinking, user journey mapping and service design.  Sounds intriguing!
59:33
February 1, 2019
Ep: 119 Does Your Application Process Actually Matter?
Katrina and Audra chatted to Tracey Parsons, Employer Brand & Recruitment Marketing Expert at Parsons Strategic Consulting. After completing some recent research and receiving surprising results, Tracey wonders whether the application process actually impacts the candidate experience or not.  Tune in to find out! 
59:19
January 25, 2019
Ep. 118: 2019 New Year's Bitchfest!
NSFW! Fabulous Chad Sowash, Principal Partner & Co-Founder of Catch 22 Consulting and Co-Host of the Chad & Cheese Podcast, shared an uncensored look at tech tools and vendors and more! Must listen.
58:56
January 18, 2019
Ep. 117: Stop Wasting Money On Recruiting Videos
Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, chatted to Maury Hanigan, CEO of SparcStart. Maury asks what do you really need to accomplish your goals? Not an expensive generic employer branding video, surely. 
58:28
January 11, 2019
Ep. 116: Content Marketing - What Is Your Strategy?
Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, and Glenn Martin, Talent Acquisition Project Manager (filling in for quarantined KC) are chatting to Matt Alder, Talent Acquisition & Innovation Consultant at MetaShift and Co-Author of Exceptional Talent. Matt has talked to well over 200 TA leaders and you will be surprised about their content marketing strategy - or lack thereof.  Great way to start the new year! 
59:30
January 4, 2019
Ep. 115: Interviewing: Automation vs. Human
Katrina & Audra chatted to Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Glenn Martin, about who interviews better, machine or human? Glenn has been doing some research and stirred the pot. 
58:01
December 21, 2018
Ep. 114: The State Of Sourcing!
Audra and Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) chatted to Ronnie Bratcher, Senior Technical Recruiter & Sourcer, about the state of sourcing as we head into 2019.
57:38
December 16, 2018
Ep. 113: Chatbots Talk When Candidates Want To!
We chatted to Ben Gledhill, Head of Resourcing at Yodel, and he shared what happened when they let a chatbot loose on their career site! True candidate experience is built around the candidate but it has to work for recruiters too, could chatbots be the answer?
57:43
December 8, 2018
Ep. 112: X-Raying Sourcers
We chatted to Tech Sourcer, Ondřej Procházka, and he shared ideas on how sourcing could be done at scale, what sourcers face when they transition from agency to in-house, and qualities of a great sourcer, a future proof one.
59:01
November 30, 2018
Ep. 111: Growth Hacking Recruitment
Katrina and Jan Tegze, Senior Recruiting Manager & Author, (filling in For AK) chatted to founder of FlyingGang.org and co-founder of DBR, Tris Revill about what growth hacking actually is and how we can use it in recruiting.
59:25
November 23, 2018
Ep. 110: Lights, Smartphone, Action!
Audra & Elena Valentine, CEO & Co-Founder of Skill Scout covering for KC, chatted to Bob Stocklin, Talent Attraction & Candidate Experience Specialist at National Veterinary Associates, about how you can humanise your employer brand through video - with or without a budget!
58:54
November 19, 2018
Ep. 109: Chatbots Will Eliminate Your Crappy Job!
Chatbot & Recruiting Automation Architect at GoHire, Jonathan Duarte, shared the benefits (and limits) of chatbots & got quite a grilling from the chat box.
59:26
November 9, 2018
Ep. 108: Challenges to Transgender Inclusion In 2018 & Beyond
Joanne Lockwood, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant at SEE Change Happen talked to us about diversity and inclusion, a hot topic that is easier said than done. Joanne walked us through some of the challenges and ways we can become more inclusive for all.
59:02
November 3, 2018
Ep. 107: Sharing Your EVP Through Human Stories
Clair Bush, founder of AM-Bush, shared the hows of sharing your peer-to-peer content and human stories rather than the why you need to do it. Be this online, on social or on stage. Great tips for speaker too!
58:21
November 3, 2018
Ep. 106: Agency vs. In-house: Is It Really Us & Them?
Debi Easterday, CEO | Chief H2B MatchMaker at MatchMade Consulting, asked if it is fair that agency recruiters are regarded as "lesser citizens" by many corporate recruiters and debated the battle between internal and agency recruiters. Shouldn't the individual come before the bickering?
57:59
November 3, 2018
Ep. 105: Candidate Personas: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) & Audra ended up speaking to Stephen O'Donnell, Founder & Chairman of the NORAs, about personas when our planned guest had a tech fail! Huge thanks to Stephen for stepping in last minute, it was a great conversation.
46:42
November 3, 2018
Ep. 104: Why Women Don't Talk Enough!
Great conversation with Louise Triance, MD of UK Recruiter, about finding enough women from the recruitment industry to speak. As three women speakers and two event organisers, we discussed how we got going, what could be causing the problem and what we could do to encourage more women to speak.
58:31
November 3, 2018
Ep. 103: You Got EB Headcount, Now What?
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) and Audra chatted to Holland McCue, Head of Global Employer Branding & Recruitment Marketing Programs at Delta Air Lines. Having worked worked in large and one person employer brand teams, Holland shared the good, the bad and the lessons learned.
59:53
November 3, 2018
Ep. 102: Building a Career in Recruitment Marketing
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) and Audra, chatted to Tennille Folk, Director of Talent Branding & Recruitment Marketing at Stryker. Tennille shared tips on how you can get into recruitment marketing as well as how you can make a name for yourself in this growing niche.
1:01:04
November 3, 2018
Ep. 101: Does Experience Really Matter?
Derek Murphy-Johnson, Talent Acquisition Manager at KinderCare Education, debated if when interviewing, you should look at experience or skills? What makes the best hire in the long run?
58:33
November 3, 2018
Ep. 100: The Showdown: Robot vs. Human
We were thrilled that for our 100th show 😍 we had not one but two special guests in Jim Stroud & Jason Roberts from Ranstad Sourceright. Both masters in their field, they debated in their own corners, one for humans, one for robots. Sparks flew!
1:00:02
November 3, 2018
Ep. 99: Treating Candidates Like Customers
Ashley Bush, University & Employment Brand Recruiter at Tenable, joined us to discuss the rise of social media and review sites, and why candidate experience is more important than ever. It could be costing you customers!
57:23
November 3, 2018
Ep. 98: Why Employ Disabled People
Jane Hatton, runs a social enterprise called EvenBreak, helping inclusive employers attract more disabled applicants and helping disabled job seekers find work with employers who will value them. Disabled herself, Jane gives a fresh perspective on this important topic.
59:18
November 3, 2018
Ep. 97: Video, What's Holding You Back?
Video-embracing engineering recruiter and recruitment agency owner, Mark Hopkins doesn't understand why more recruiters aren't using video, especially agency side, because he's found it so beneficial. Not known for holding back, this was a fun & informative chat.
1:00:08
November 3, 2018
Ep. 96: Unconscious Bias & Interview Fails
Sophie Theen, Head of HR & Talent at 11FS, has been pondering the impact of unconscious bias and how it actually affects people. She wonders why we don't ask more questions of the ones who fail at interviews about how that feels.
59:22
November 3, 2018
Ep. 95: Good Recruitment Starts At Intake
Steve Levy, VP Customer Success and Chief Talent Acquisition Evangelist at Crowded.com, co-host of #OMCchat, and old school recruiter extraordinaire shared all you need to master the hiring manager intake session.
59:24
November 3, 2018
Ep. 94: Sourcing vs. Recruiting
Starting in fits of giggles, we chatted to Susanna Frazier, Head of Strategic Sourcing at Universal Music Group, Founder of SourcersWhoCode and HR tech advisor, and SourceCon hackathon champ about the difference between sourcers and recruiters!
1:00:25
November 3, 2018
Ep. 93: Responsive Sourcing Is Good For All
Danielle Kluge, Senior Sourcing Nerd for Pontoon Solutions, believes strongly in being a human to others and responsive to candidates, believing it helps to positively influence how people view sourcers & recruiters and also your brand. She shared how she create a great partnership with recruiters and why she believes that the more they understand what sourcing actually is, the better it is for all.
58:56
November 3, 2018
Ep. 92: The Myth That Is Diversity Recruiting
Katrina Kibben (filling in for AK) & Katrina had a moving conversation with Balazs Paroczay, VP of Global Sourcing at Cielo Talent & Founder of Edlington. Is it nonsense? Is it a myth? Is diversity recruitment even possible?
58:17
November 3, 2018
Ep. 91: Stop Trying To Attract Everyone
Shannon Smedstad, Engagement Director, and Emily Fritz, Employer Brand Strategist, from exaqueo, shared why companies shouldn't want everyone to apply, why being authentic and differentiating your employer brand works, ideas to amplify your brand to attract and repel, persuade and dissuade, and more.
58:43
November 3, 2018
Ep. 90: Agile Sourcing
Natalie Glick, Global Head of Sourcing at ThoughtWorks, and Mark Lundgren, Global Sourcer & host of the Sourcing Challenge Show, shared what agile sourcing is, how they started, why they started, what they borrowed from their developers and what they've learned along the way!
58:32
November 3, 2018
Ep. 89: Tej Talks Diversity
Katrina Kibben, (filling in for AK), & Katrina chatted to Tej Singh, Talent Acquisition Manager at Wonderbly & Founder of Exacity, about recruiting and his great podcast around diversity and marginalised founders.
59:28
November 3, 2018
Ep. 88: Why Sharing Makes You A Better Sourcer
Jan Tegze, Senior Recruiting Manager at SolarWinds and Author of Full Stack Recruiter, shared the benefits that come from sharing with the sourcing community. And as the creator of Sourcing.Games, he'd know!
56:47
November 3, 2018
Ep. 87: Creative & Personal Messages That Work
Sjamilla Van der Tooren, SourceCon Europe speaker and Tech Recruiter at Poki, explained developers hate our messages. And she'd know, after asking 40 developers what they think of what we're doing! You'll want to hear how Sjamilla uses creative, personalised, outreach to get real results.
59:00
November 3, 2018
Ep. 86: The Future Of Sourcing Is Cognitive
We chatted to Senior Talent Sourcing Consultant at Lowe's, Mike Chuidian, about the future of sourcing and how to become robot-proof through cognitive sourcing. Who better to ask than a long standing member of the SourceCon sourcing community.
59:40
November 3, 2018
Ep. 85: To Tool Or Not To Tool
Maisha Cannon, Sourcing Leader at Procore Technologies talked extensively about recruitment tools, and whether sourcer & recruiters are overloaded with them and/or could be using them better.
58:28
November 3, 2018
Ep. 84: Stalking Your Competitors Like A Sourcer
Angela Bortolussi, Partner at Recruiting Social, shared so many tips about sourcing, stalking, competitors and more, that you better have a pen and paper to hand!
58:09
November 3, 2018
Ep. 83: Keeping Employer Brand & Company Culture True
Katrina (in Australia & flying solo) chatted to Kiwi recruiter favourites, Leslie Taylor, Employment Brand Manager at The Warehouse Group and Dale Clareburt, Co-founder & CEO of Weirdly, about company culture and keeping it real so it's consistent with your employer branding.
52:22
November 3, 2018
Ep. 82: Oz, Brit & US Hiring; As Different As Our Use Of English
Katrina (in Australia & flying solo) chatted to Hassanah Rudd, Talent Acquisition Manager at NBN™ Australia, and Mark Mansour, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Servian & Organiser of #SydRecMeetup, about who is doing recruitment better, cultural differences and more!
58:47
November 3, 2018
Ep. 81: Defining an EVP
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) and Audra chatted to Lars Schmidt, Founder of Amplify, about building your employee value proposition and more.
53:49
November 3, 2018
Ep. 80: Employer Branding: Fad or Fab?
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) and Audra chatted to Jörgen Sundberg, Employer Brand Consultant & CEO of Link Humans, debating if employer brand is a fad or indeed is fabulous! With 3 marketers on the show, the sparks flew!
57:59
November 3, 2018
Ep. 79: Zumba, Recruiting & Candidate Connection
Steven Kosakow, Director of Talent Acquisition at Lionbridge talked about how learning to instruct fitness classes helped him create better human connections. It was a fabulously funny show!
57:41
November 3, 2018
Ep. 78: The Secrets Of Recruiting On Slack
Emma Hunt, Head of Talent Acquisition at Logojoy, shared her thoughts on recruiting on slack, diversity, old school conversation and more!
58:17
November 3, 2018
Ep. 77: Paid Ads Versus Job Boards
Katrina Kibben (filling in for KC) and Audra chatted to Rachel Duran, Manager, Employer Brand Marketing at CA Technologies, about the battle between paid adverts and job boards. Where should you put your money?
58:41
November 3, 2018
Ep. 76: Small Things That Wow Candidates
Tangie Pettis, Talent Acquisition Manager, shared all the small things that you can do that make candidates feel special & stay in the process!
58:25
November 3, 2018
Ep. 75: Women, The Workplace & Fairygodboss
Think reviews don't matter? Romy Newman, Co-founder & President of Fairygodboss, the jobs & company review site that's just for women, spilled the beans.
57:10
November 3, 2018
Ep. 74: Cool Recruiting Tools
Head of Marketing, Employer Branding SME at Allegis Global Solutions, Craig Fisher, chatted about #SRSC in January and cools tools for recruiting.
57:44
November 3, 2018
Ep. 73: Tech Can Make You More Human!
We debated with Jackye Clayton, former Digital Content Editor of RecruitingDaily.com, about using technology to be more human. Can you?
58:31
November 3, 2018
Ep. 72: Sourcing, Purple Squirrels, & Hunting Unicorns
Marl Lundgren filled in for Audra and we chatted to SourceCon Editor, Shannon Pritchett about the state of sourcing, the first SourceCon Europe, and more!
59:06
November 3, 2018
Ep. 71: Is It Unfair To Say Recruiters Are Lazy?
Tammy Colson, Recruiting & HR Strategist & Co-Founder of TalentCrib shared her thoughts about recruiter laziness. Is it fact or fiction?
58:02
November 3, 2018
Ep. 70: Facebook, Pixels, Recruiting & More!
Iain Hamilton blew our minds sharing ideas around Facebook, pixels, recruitment marketing, and more.
58:43
November 3, 2018
Ep. 69: No Really, What Is Employer Brand?
We chatted to James Ellis, Senior Manager, Employer Brand at Groupon, about Employer Branding, talent acquisition and much more.
58:34
November 2, 2018
Ep. 68: Social Recruiting, How Far You've Come!
Will Staney, founder of Proactive Talent Strategies, chatted to us about social recruiting, how it's progressed and more...
56:41
November 2, 2018
Ep. 67: What Focusing Only On Millennials Costs
When your Millennial sleeps through the show, you grab some other people to fill the void. Huge thanks for the improv Tasha, Bill, Billy, Angie & Mike!
58:11
November 2, 2018
Ep. 66: Employer Branding Isn't Fluff!
Employer Branding Storyteller & founder of Three Ears Media, Katrina Kibben, chatted about branding, fluff and more!
58:26
November 2, 2018
Ep. 65: Advocacy, Sentiment & Getting Exec Buy-In
Jennifer Newbill, Director Global Employment Brand, Dell spilled the beans #lifeatdell, employee advocates, measuring sentiment and more!
45:29
November 2, 2018
Ep. 64: Why Are Employee Referrals Scarcer Than Aliens?
We chatted to Michael Bachman, CEO of Preferhired, about all things employee referrals.
57:15
November 2, 2018
Ep. 63: Open Mike... Get It ;-)
Michael Cox, Recruiting Manager at Dahill, chatted about... well pretty well anything recruitment related. There were Mike drops & Texas-isms galore! ;-)
59:33
November 2, 2018
Ep. 62: Recipes for Candidate Experience & Innovation
Chris Raw, from Zalando, shared tons about candidate experience, innovation, beanies and more.
58:21
November 2, 2018
Ep. 61: Staying On Top Of Recruitment Trends From Afar
General Manager of It's About People, Vanessa Raath, talks about tracking trends even when you're in South Africa and squirrels, actual ones, not purple ones!
59:23
November 2, 2018
Ep. 60: Veteran Hiring: Why & How
Senior Recruiting Sourcer, Arron Daniels and, Chief People Officer Jo Weech, shared their experiences and how-to tips for veteran hiring.
59:27
November 2, 2018
Ep. 59: Agencies, You Can Trust Social Media!
Conversation with Billy McDiarmid, Marketing & Communications Director at HR Consultancy, about agencies, social media, and fear!
58:16
November 2, 2018
Ep. 58: Talking Candidate Experience, Of Course!
We talked to the master of candidate experience, Kevin Grossman, President of Talent Board HR. What Kevin doesn't know about candidate experience, frankly, isn't worth knowing!
57:35
November 2, 2018
Ep. 57: Video In Employer Branding: Good, Bad & Ugly
K.C. Donovan, EVP Strategy at Clinch, and Abby Cheesman, Co-founder at Skill Scout, talked about all that's wrong & right in the world of video recruitment.
59:29
November 2, 2018
Ep. 56: Getting Real With Candidate Experience!
Angie Verros, Founder & CEO at Vaia Talent, shared how to keep candidate experience real!
59:55
November 2, 2018
Ep. 55: Social Media Marketing For Recruiters!
Adrian Dayton, founder of ClearView Social, chatted to us about making this social media marketing malarky easier for recruiters!
59:47
November 2, 2018
Ep. 54: Back To Boolean Basics & Beyond!
Senior Recruiting Sourcer & founder of Source Houston, Arron Daniels, shared his creative boolean ideas and so much more.
1:00:03
November 2, 2018
Ep. 53: Messaging That Kills Recruiter Spam
Mike Astringer, seasoned HR & TA Professional, shared expertise about recruiter spam and how best to avoid adding to it!
53:49
November 2, 2018
Ep. 51: Online Visibility & Personal Branding
Hannah Morgan, Job Search Strategist at Career Sherpa, shared secrets to improve your online profiles & visibility... 'cause you recruiters are being looked at too!
59:34
November 2, 2018
Ep. 50: It's About Relationships & Respect!
Kay Kelison, Senior Researcher & Trainer at Zillow Group, shared tons about sourcing, relationships and more.
59:30
November 2, 2018
Ep. 49: WTH Should A Candidate Answer You?
Sourcing Recruiter, Jess Roberts, joined us to talk about all things candidate messaging and engagement. @JRoberts257
56:15
November 2, 2018
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