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The #SocialRecruiting Show

The #SocialRecruiting Show

By Katrina Collier
Katrina Collier, Author of The Robot-Proof Recruiter, Facilitator and Keynote Speaker, and Glenn Martin, talented Talent Acquisition Professional, chatted to people in the HR, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, and Employer Branding space about all things recruiting, marketing, sourcing, employer branding, social media, diversity and inclusion, and more. Ran from October 2015 - October 2020.

Rated: PG - though headset use is recommended! 😉

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Ep. 165: How To (Actually) Manage Hiring Managers Remotely!

The #SocialRecruiting Show

Ep. 191: Recruiting People With Experience Of Homelessness Isn't Scary!
Emma Freivogel would shout it from the rooftops if she could, "Recruiting people with experience of homelessness ... it’s not that scary! It’s not impossible! It’s good for business and our economy!"  And she's on a mission to place 100 homeless in 100 days! Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier couldn't wait to hear more.
October 29, 2020
Ep. 190: Resourcing Give & Get
What would happen if you took the principals of your EVP, and used it as the basis of an agreement between recruiters and hiring partners? Ben Gledhill joined Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier to spill the beans!
October 22, 2020
Ep. 188: You Are Firing Your Employer Branding Team?
5 YEARS ON and The #SocialRecruiting Show is still going!! So Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier welcomed back Audra Knight (it was her idea, after all!) and talked about the craziness of firing your employer branding teams right now!
October 16, 2020
Ep. 187: Recruiting When You've Lost Your Mojo!
☁︎ Ever lost your mojo? Now imagine being responsible for bringing great people into your company while you are feeling this way. Many are struggling with job & life satisfaction so we are chatting to Felicity King FCCT to find out what we can do about it! Hear the great chat Felicity had with Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier now. 
October 08, 2020
Ep. 186: Opening The Door To Diverse Applicants
Keith Moutter knows a lot about using tech to open the door to more diverse applicants and Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier couldn't wait to discuss the problems people face applying for/getting work and how we can help make things better.
October 01, 2020
Ep. 185: Empowering Female TA Leaders
Is it time that female TA leaders got out of their own way? Erin Peterson knows a lot about being a director-level leader in talent acquisition,  and we can't wait to hear more about how can empower more female leaders!
September 24, 2020
Ep.184: Using Time Back As Cash To Hire Developers
Head of Talent Acquisition, Clive Smart, cannot wait to share the success they've had using 'time back as cash' to hire developers. Especially the impact to D&I in particular for neurodiverse candidates.   If you recruit technical professionals, you'll want to hear this conversation with Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier.
September 17, 2020
Ep. 183: #SpeakingForAll, Two Years On
Where is the diversity in speaker panels at #HR & #recruitment events? Louise Triance ⭐️  returns, two years later, to see if we have managed to improve the diversity at events where so many of you learn new ways to do our jobs. With more virtual events taking place, Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier ask, "What did we learn? Has anything changed?"
September 10, 2020
Ep. 182: Covid Got You Thinking Of A Career Change?
Jim Berrisford has changed career multiple times, so has Katrina Collier, and there is nothing like a recession or a pandemic to get you thinking of a change. But changing careers can be difficult so Jim will be sharing how he went about it!
September 03, 2020
Ep. 181: Recruiters, Data Analytics Matters
Jiri Herodek wants to chat data analytics because it matters! Data averse, Katrina would rather not 🙈 but knows that it's super important and that Glenn Martin will love it!   Jiri wants you to know your market and analyse your response rates and conversion rates for starters so be sure to tune in now to discover more!
August 28, 2020
Ep. 180: #BLM 2 Months On, Has Anything Changed?
Madison Butler one of the bravest & most outspoken humans about D&I and #BLM and Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier caught up with her. It's been two months, has anything changed?  We hoped so but would rather you listened to someone who knows best. 🖤
August 21, 2020
Ep. 179: Mentoring, HR & Start-Ups
What do you do when you find yourself as ‘the’ HR person in a startup? Rohan Dickinson thinks you should find a mentor! ... but why, and who, and how? 🤔   Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier found out!  🙌🏻
August 14, 2020
Ep. 178: Hiring Managers Are Not Our Clients!
Simon Halkyard has a strong opinion about hiring managers; they are not your client! As an experienced TA Manager, he knows what he's talking about too, and Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier had a great chat to him!
August 07, 2020
Ep. 177: Talent Management In A Crisis
Co-author of Exceptional Talent & recruitment industry veteran, Mervyn Dinnen, knows a lot about attracting, hiring and engaging people... but has that changed during this crisis?  Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier found out in this lively conversation!  
July 31, 2020
Ep. 176: What's So Wrong With Trust & Flexibility?
You think a global pandemic would have made companies trust their people, right? Yet still it is an issue! Dawn Ward, Head of People & Culture, joined Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier to talk about why trust is is entwined with flexibility and, frankly, why it's time for organisations to get over themselves! Massive thanks to EnterpriseAlumni for keeping us going!
July 24, 2020
Ep. 175: Heavy Weight Messaging Campaigns
Recruiting Daily's Ryan Leary thinks we should be leveraging consumer-based marketing & campaigns in recruitment! So Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier asked him all about it!
July 17, 2020
Ep. 174: Trusting A Company With Your Mental Health
Isolation has made us more aware of our mental health & well-being, and as we open up & consider our options, do we trust our employer or future employer with them?   Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier putt these question to Ted Hewett!
July 10, 2020
Ep. 173; Altruistic vs. Transactional Recruitment
Altruistic in recruitment? Liz Nevitt believes in quality over quantity and chatted with Glenn & Katrina about the steps she takes to stand out in the world of agency recruitment. It was a brilliant chat ❤️ Huge thanks to our fabulous sponsor  Enterprise Alumni.
July 03, 2020
Ep. 172: How To Interview Better
How good are recruiters at being interviewed? It's very different on the other side of the table, how well are you doing?  With so many recruiters and TA professionals on the job hunt, Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier, thought we'd ask TA professional & Interview Coach, Margaret Buj onto the show to share some tips.   Join us live now to ask your questions!   Huge thanks to our sponsor: Enterprise Alumni!! 💚
June 26, 2020
Ep. 171: Dear White Colleagues
White people are being asked to listen & learn, to be allies and to be anti-racist. Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier want to continue to give a voice to people like this week's guest Abi Adamson, so they can share their stories and tell us what it's like to be a black employee so we can do better. It's up to white people to step up and help create the change, are you ready to be an ally?
June 20, 2020
Ep. 170: Avoiding Diversity & Inclusion Tokenism
GET UNCOMFORTABLE! Between #BLM and Pride, it is easy for people and companies to get gestures, intended to support, wrong and the gestures be seen as token only! 😳 And how do you build diversity and ensure you are hiring the right person for your company? We may be the wrong people to debate this but but Philip Marks, Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier thought we'd give it a go, especially as we are in the demographic most likely to play the 'but it should be the best person' card! 😬 You'll squirm, we might, but come listen in. 
June 12, 2020
Ep. 169: The Truth About Diversity
LISTEN UP! 🖤  Kimberly Jones wants to talk truth about diversity. "It is necessary for me to be honest and speak my mind on all platforms or it will be necessary for me to speak at the funeral of any one of my 42 nephews."    UK residing and white, Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier don't understand what this feels like, we don't have this fear, but we do want to listen and give Kim the platform to be heard.   The events of this last week should be making everyone in TA & HR curious to know what we can do, so please do listen in. Huge thank you to our sponsor EnterpriseAlumni! 
June 06, 2020
Ep. 168: What It Really Takes To Run An Agency!
Mark Hopkins knows a lot about getting a recruitment business off the ground! If Covid has got you thinking abut taking the plunge, listen to Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier get the low down on what it really takes to run a recruitment agency!    Huge thanks to our sponsor EnterpriseAlumni for keeping us going during this time! 💚
May 29, 2020
Ep. 167: Onboarding: Who Owns It HR Or Talent Acquisition?
The eternal debate, where does recruitment end and onboarding start! Is it HR's role at all? Should it be the recruiter's or even the hiring manager's? Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier debated this one with Jennifer Tait (CeMAP, CIPD).
May 22, 2020
Ep. 166: Gen Z Career Advice Is Cr*p
Not recalling getting great Gen X career advice, Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin, are definitely intrigued to hear what Mae Yip & Sam Hornsby have to say about Gen Z career advice and why it's cr*p. 🤔   Sparks may fly in this one... do we warn them that Katrina hates generational typecasting? 🤨
May 15, 2020
Ep. 165: How To (Actually) Manage Hiring Managers Remotely!
Tangie Pettis, of TWT Talent, has 18 years of managing hiring managers remotely! You will want to tune it to hear Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier get the lowdown from someone who has actually done this... to the point some of her hiring managers didn't even realise! 💥   (Yes, we know it's a UK Bank Holiday but we are dedicated!)   Proudly sponsored by: EnterpriseAlumni
May 08, 2020
Ep. 164: Alumni: The Recruiter's Secret Weapon
James Sinclair, of Enterprise Alumni, shared the secrets of engaging your alumni with Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier.... it's the secret weapon recruiters underuse!
May 01, 2020
Ep. 163: Running Again... But Should I Have Slowed Down?
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier were talking to recruitment agency owner, Sarah McKenna,  about the impact of Covid-19, slowing down, interruptions, uncertainty, and then worrying she shouldn't have slowed down. Sound familiar?
April 24, 2020
Ep. 162: Post-Pandemic Considerations
Grab your 🎧 because this week we are discussing things to consider when the world starts to return to normal.   Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to Liz Dowling who shared things you need to think about now... I know we barely adjusted to being in a pandemic but it won't be here for good. 
April 17, 2020
Ep. 161: CandEx & COVID-19 Coronavirus
Pre-virus the candidate experience many companies delivered left a lot to be desired!  And even if you think there'll now be a flood of candidates into the marketplace, how you treat people through this time, will impact your recruitment for years to come. Join Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier as we chat to Steven Kosakow, Global TA Leader, who is discovering first hand just how 💩 his peers treat candidates and what you can learn from it.
April 09, 2020
Ep. 160: Open Hiring? I Think Not 😱
When we booked Robin Schooling, who helps HR teams prepare for the future of work, to talk about open hiring well we were talking about the future... and then along came COVID-19! Join Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier to hear how this new concept has been embraced and why it may help your company.
April 05, 2020
Ep. 159: Keeping Your Head & Making Smart Decisions c/ @SarKnight
Recruiters have asked us how the hell they're meant to survive this shutdown & likely recession. So Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier are going to share what we learned from the last one and as MD of Sarah West Recruitment, our guest Sarah Knight, will share how she is digging deep, keeping a level head, and practising resilience.
March 27, 2020
Ep. 158: Stress Busters For Your & Your Colleagues
Uncertainty feels like it is the new order & fear is palpable. The stress is impacting us all so Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier decided to scrap our planned show and bring you some stress busters by chatting to fabulous Sue Ingram, Executive Coach and Management Trainer.    Be you an individual, a colleague or a leader, we will be chatting through ways to cope with this uncertainty.
March 22, 2020
Ep. 157: Crisis Management & Talent Acquisition
Many recruiters have not been through a crisis like Covid-19 and the ensuing disruption to talent acquisition, so Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier thought we'd ask Steve Levy to join us because he's been through many crises in his career. He has earned the t-shirt.   Is this an opportunity to shake things up or a monumental disaster? Join us to hear how a steady pair of hands is handling the pandemic.
March 13, 2020
Ep. 156: Empowering True Strength
What would happen if we empowered true strength in our recruiters or indeed in ourselves? That's what Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier asked Ian Pettigrew, of Kingfisher Coaching, on this week's show.   We've listened to what our audience have been asking for and we cannot wait to dig into this, another human aspect of recruiting.  Grab your 🎧 & join us!
February 28, 2020
Ep. 155: Mentees: Do Or Do Not, There Is No Try
In our network, you'll find plenty of people mentoring junior recruiters and sourcers, which is incredible of them except when the mentee doesn't see the opportunity right in front of them.   Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted this topic over with talented TA leader, Charlotte Mummery, to see if we can work out what both mentor and mentee can do better! 💪🏻  Grab your 🎧 and listen in!
February 21, 2020
Ep. 154: It Starts With Love, Self-Love
What Valentine's Day would be complete without some (self)love? Thankfully Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier are all over it as we chat to the self-love master, Ruth Penfold, and explain why your recruitment needs it!   Yes, you heard that right!   Grab your 🎧& tune in! ❤️
February 14, 2020
Ep. 152: Talent: A Person To Value, Not A Resource To Manage!
Surely by now we've realised that valued employees are not resources or, worse, capital? This week Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier are chatting to Timothy Sparkes and discussing what more can be done.
February 07, 2020
Ep. 152: Without The Right People, It Ain't Happening!
The right people matter in every company and in startups, even more so! This week Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier chat to Neeta Sharma about the challenges of finding and recruiting the right people for startups.
January 31, 2020
Ep. 151: Myth Busting Executive Search
There are myths about executive search, who knew? It seems this week's guest, Lewis Maleh, thinks there are and will be sharing with Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier! Not to be missed!
January 24, 2020
Ep. 150: New Year, New Radical Recruitment!
It's a new decade and we are back with a bang! Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to the incredible Emma Freivogel about the untapped talent pool everyone wants in on but doesn't know how to access or how to access well. Get your  🎧 on and join us!
January 17, 2020
Ep. 149: Top BS Recruiting Trends For 2020 with The Lokenbergs
In complete irreverence, Glenn Martin  & Katrina Collier chatted to Kim & Gordon Lokenberg  about all the things that will be claimed as "recruitment trends" of 2020 but will really just be more hot air. Of course, we'll chat about what could be done right now to improve our much loved industry! Join us... with a 🎧 on!
December 20, 2019
Ep. 148: STOP IT! Technology Isn't Always The Answer!
Stop it! Marvin Smith, who has more experience than Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier combined (and we have plenty!) really wants you to consider if tech is the answer to your recruitment needs! This show is for recruiters and tech vendors. Bring it on!
December 14, 2019
Ep. 147: Are You Recruiting Or Employing Slaves?
When did you last ask, "Are we recruiting or employing slaves?"  Amazing to think in 2019 we would need to but 40.3 million people are impacted by modern day slavery! Glenn Martin and Katrina Collier chatted to Susan Banister, from the Hope for Justice and Slave-Free Alliance, to discover more.
December 06, 2019
Ep 146: The Problem With Recruitment Hacks...
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to TA & Technology Partner, Will Sims. about all things hacks, tools, tricks and ways to be better. Recruitment hacks are great, in theory... 
December 01, 2019
Ep. 145: Handling Difficult Hiring Managers
How do we tame difficult hiring managers? Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier are tackling this tough topic with fabulous Michael Rasmussen, a talented talent acquisition professional who's seen it all over the years! This'll be a great one.
November 24, 2019
Ep 144: Blasting More Recruitment Myths c/ @AlaRecruiter
SHE'S BACK! Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin have another colourful chat with the incredible Amy Miller, Senior Tech Recruiter and all round industry legend, because there is a part 2 to the 'anyone can do our job' saga! Yes, you will still need to wear a headset 🎧
November 10, 2019
Ep. 143: Standing Out In A Saturated Recruitment Agency World with Anthony Kelly
Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin chatted to Anthony Kelly about the way he works as a recruitment agent. Is it a new model? Is it causing waves? How does he stand up from everyone else who claims they're unique? Grab your headset and discover all!
November 08, 2019
Ep. 142: Blasting Recruitment Myths with @AlaRecruiter
Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin have a colourful chat with the incredible Amy Miller, Senior Tech Recruiter and all round industry legend, about people who think anyone can do our job! Wear a headset 🎧
October 26, 2019
Ep. 141: Sourcer's Got Talent c/ @DovZavadskis
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to talented sourcer Dov Zavadskis about sourcing, speaking, creativity and a whole load more!
October 18, 2019
Ep. 140: Powering Communities with @Sophie_Power_
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to the very talented TA leader, Sophie Power, about communities, her role as admin of the popular DBR community and how people can get the most out of their networks.  It's a great one, join us!
October 11, 2019
Ep 139: Desk Level Actions To Promote Your Employer Brand with @BryanChaney
Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin chatted to Bryan Chaney, Talent Branding and Attraction Strategist and co-Founder of Talent Brand Alliance, about employer branding and what recruiters can do to promote it at a grassroots level. No doubt we'll talk about London's upcoming Talent Brand Alliance Summit and much much more!  Join us to find out.
October 06, 2019
Ep 138: 'Mike' Drop - Is It The End Of Manels? with @LouiseTriance
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to Louise Triance, MD of UK Recruiter & co-owner of #SpeakingForAll Facebook group, about speaker lineups one year on! Have we made a difference? Has the group helped? Are HR & Recruitment events reflecting their audience with their speaker lineups? Join us to find out.
September 27, 2019
Ep 137: What Does Candidate Experience Even Mean? with @MarkMansour01
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to Mark Mansour, Global Talent Acquisition professional, pondering what candidate experience actually means day-to-day to recruiters! With 2 Aussies on the show, you'll want your headset! 🎧
September 24, 2019
Ep 136: Why Don't You Invest In The People Who Recruit Your People? with @SofiaBroberger
Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin are chatting to Sofia Broberger Sourcing Trainer, Speaker & Consultant, and we are wondering why companies don't give recruiters time during their day to learn but instead expect them to do it out of hours.
September 24, 2019
Ep 135: Are Recruiters, Erm, Lazy? with @SuperRecruiter
Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier chatted to Michael Goldberg, Founder and CEO at Hiring Transformed, about our #recruiter reputation and whether it is warranted or not!
September 24, 2019
Ep: 134 Better Interview Conversations with @Sehaam
Katrina Collier & @Glenn Martin chatted to Sehaam Cyrene, Founder & Executive Coach at Paper Tuner, about how to hold #betterconversations during interviews!
September 03, 2019
Ep. 133: You Hired Them, Now To Keep Them!
The very talented Jim Stroud returned to talk retention! This time Glenn Martin & Katrina Collier were relieved that there were no wifi issues as this show is full of nuggets. 
August 19, 2019
Ep. 132: Audra Refuses To Leave
Employer branding genius, Audra Knight, joins Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin to share what happened! Why did she leave the show? What is she doing now? Is the London visit merely a rumour?   Join us to find out more! 
August 11, 2019
Ep. 131: It's Recruitment Jim But Not As We Know It
BIG TECH ISSUES... but bear with it, it improves!  Katrina Collier, Candidate Engagement Author & Keynote, and Audra Knight, Employer Branding Nerd, are chatting to the one and only Mr Jim Stroud. Chatting all things recruitment, tech, life on the other side of recruitment, Indeed Interactive, podcasting and who knows what else... it's Jim, join us!
May 17, 2019
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! 
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.  
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! 
April 05, 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!
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. 
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??? 
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.
March 08, 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. 
March 01, 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!
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. 
February 08, 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!
February 01, 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! 
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.
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. 
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! 
January 04, 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. 
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.
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?
December 08, 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.
November 30, 2018
Ep. 111: Growth Hacking Recruitment
Katrina and Jan Tegze, Senior Recruiting Manager & Author, (filling in For AK) chatted to founder of and co-founder of DBR, Tris Revill about what growth hacking actually is and how we can use it in recruiting.
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!
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.
November 09, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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?
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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?
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 2018
Ep. 95: Good Recruitment Starts At Intake
Steve Levy, VP Customer Success and Chief Talent Acquisition Evangelist at, co-host of #OMCchat, and old school recruiter extraordinaire shared all you need to master the hiring manager intake session.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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?
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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?
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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.
November 03, 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.
November 03, 2018
Ep. 73: Tech Can Make You More Human!
We debated with Jackye Clayton, former Digital Content Editor of, about using technology to be more human. Can you?
November 03, 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!
November 03, 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?
November 03, 2018
Ep. 70: Facebook, Pixels, Recruiting & More!
Iain Hamilton blew our minds sharing ideas around Facebook, pixels, recruitment marketing, and more.
November 03, 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.
November 02, 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...
November 02, 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!
November 02, 2018
Ep. 66: Employer Branding Isn't Fluff!
Employer Branding Storyteller & founder of Three Ears Media, Katrina Kibben, chatted about branding, fluff and more!
November 02, 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!
November 02, 2018
Ep. 64: Why Are Employee Referrals Scarcer Than Aliens?
We chatted to Michael Bachman, CEO of Preferhired, about all things employee referrals.
November 02, 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! ;-)
November 02, 2018
Ep. 62: Recipes for Candidate Experience & Innovation
Chris Raw, from Zalando, shared tons about candidate experience, innovation, beanies and more.
November 02, 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!
November 02, 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.
November 02, 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!
November 02, 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!
November 02, 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.
November 02, 2018
Ep. 56: Getting Real With Candidate Experience!
Angie Verros, Founder & CEO at Vaia Talent, shared how to keep candidate experience real!
November 02, 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!
November 02, 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.
November 02, 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!
November 02, 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!
November 02, 2018
Ep. 50: It's About Relationships & Respect!
Kay Kelison, Senior Researcher & Trainer at Zillow Group, shared tons about sourcing, relationships and more.
November 02, 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
November 02, 2018