The Recruiting Brainfood Podcast
Brainfood Live On Air - Ep149 - How to Build Social Capital in a Remote First World

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep149 - How to Build Social Capital in a Remote First World

April 1, 2022

How to Build Social Capital (In A Remote First World)

 

Everyone in recruitment agrees that building your network is one of the key components of sustainable success in this business. There is no doubt that in-person connection helped deepen relationships with clients, colleagues and candidates alike. So what does it mean now that we are mainly doing our work in a remote first way? Are our networks going to be smaller, less effective? And are there any ways in which networking can be done more effectively in the remote world?

 

This is topic of Brainfood Live On Air

 

 

You will learn

 

- Challenges of networking from a low base

- Accelerating relationship development from remote

- Scaling relationship development from remote

- Getting to know people on Slack....

- Team building exercise in remote only

- Rituals managers can implement to build social capital

 

All this and more.....

 

With w/ Alla Pavlova, Tech & Art Talent Sourcing, (Riot Games), Samantha Topuzes, Talent Acquisition Team Lead (Urban Sports Club), Senia Williams (Account Manager), Google & Fiona Halkyard, Talent Marketing Lead, Randstad SourceRight

Founders Focus - Ep23 - Up close and personal with Siadhal Magos, CEO of Metaview

Founders Focus - Ep23 - Up close and personal with Siadhal Magos, CEO of Metaview

March 30, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Siadhal Magos, CEO of Metaview

 

- When did you realise there was an opportunity to create a new category in recruitment technology?

- How has your background in Product helped and hindered you as a CEO?

- What have been the biggest differences between senior exec vs CEO?

- What are the things you can't / won't let go?

- If you could improve your skills as a CEO, which domain would you want to get better at most?

- What has been your worst decision in your time as CEO of Metaview?

- How do you see the future of this category of 'talent intelligence'?

- What exciting things can customers of Metaview expect in 2022?

- When hiring for leaders for your business, what do you assess for most?

- What would be one word of advice you would give to a young entrepreneur, starting their journey?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

Ep23 Founders Focus is supported by Metaview

 

Metaview is a Talent Science company. When scaling your teams, it's impossible to keep interviews consistent and high quality with a scientific data driven approach. Metaview provides unique interview analytics to help your recruiters and hiring managers improve. The result is happier candidates, less bias, a more efficient hiring process and better hires for your business.

Interested in knowing more? Request a demo with one of our friendly team today

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep148 - Data Driven Recruitment - What,Why & How?

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep148 - Data Driven Recruitment - What,Why & How?

March 25, 2022

DDR - or Data Driven Recruitment, what is this, why do we need it and how do we get there?

I don't think any one topic has achieved wide spread consensus as quickly as being 'data driven'. What does this really mean and why is it better than the other thing? How are recruiting teams which operate in a data driven way, different from those that do not?

You will learn

- Difference between Data Driven / not Data Driven (pst - it's a sliding scale)

- Data maturity model - how to analyse the state of TA function in relation to DDR

- Where is data most important in the recruitment process?

- How do we collect this data / manage this data?

- How does data translate into insight into decision making?

- What is the ultimate goal of DDR?

All this and more.....

With w/ Christine Ng, Head of Talent & Media (Quantum Motion), Andrew Gadomski, Managing Director (Aspen Analytics), Chris Brady, NA Talent Acquisition Leader (Sage) & Mary Kay Baldino, Head of Talent Acquisition at R1 RCM

Founders Focus - Ep22 - Up close and personal with Ammon Bartram, CEO of Triplebyte

Founders Focus - Ep22 - Up close and personal with Ammon Bartram, CEO of Triplebyte

March 23, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Ammon Bartram, CEO of Triplebyte

 

- When did you know Triplebyte was going to happen?

- What were the good things about Y Combinator?

- In what ways do you think Y Comb might be damaging?

- Engineering led startups - strengths, weaknesses

- What did you learn from Justin?

- What product innovations can we expect from Triplebyte in 2022?

- How much will the changes in coding, change the skills that need to be assessed?

- What would your advice be to young entrepreneurs starting today?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

Ep22 Founders Focus is supported by Triplebyte

 

Hiring for technical talent takes hundreds of hours across your team. Triplebyte Screen reduces interview lift by up to 66% by quickly surfacing the best engineers, cutting the time it takes to interview and hire by 2/3rds. Get started with Triplebyte Screen in as little as 5 minutes, 100% free. Sign up today.

Founders Focus - Ep21 - Up close and personal with Mark Chaffey, CEO of hackajob

Founders Focus - Ep21 - Up close and personal with Mark Chaffey, CEO of hackajob

March 23, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Mark Chaffey, CEO of hackajob

 

- Where are we with talent marketplaces?

- When you first set up hackajob, what did you think it would be, and what are we now?

- Can you tell us what the hardest decision has been during your time as CEO of hackajob?

- What has been your best decision? Why?

- What needs to happen in order for hackajob to go to next level (whatever that is to you!)

- Leadership lessons: as first time founder, straight out of Uni, how did you develop your leadership skills?

- What parts of CEO do you do well?

- For customers of hackajob, what can they expect in 2022?

- What single word of advice would you give to a young entrepreneur going down this path?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

Ep21 Founders Focus is supported by hackajob

hackajob believes in maximising people's potential. 

 

It's why they've made it our mission to make the hiring process fairer, faster and based on skills rather than backgrounds, so that people can get the job they deserve and earn what they're worth. hackajob is a private tech career marketplace and uses AI to look at a candidate's previous projects, as well as how they perform in their custom-built tech challenges, so they can understand their overall competency. 

 

From there, they match companies with candidates based on their skillset and nothing more. The average time to hire using hackajob is just 17 days, meaning you can get either the career or the candidate of your dreams in no time. hackajob works with 1,500+ companies including Sainsbury's, Vodafone and Starling Bank, helping them to reduce their time to hire, engage with candidates and hire unbiasedly. 

 

Hiring for tech talent? Book a demo today and grab a 30 day trial here

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep147 - Best Times To Post A Job Advert (According to Data)

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep147 - Best Times To Post A Job Advert (According to Data)

March 18, 2022

We all know job ads are under performing - with crashing applicant rates as talent shortage persists throughout 2022. It's timely we have expert opinion from recruitment marketers, recruitment ad professionals and algorithmic job posting vendors to help us get better value from our posts

 

We are going to find out:

- What day of the week is best for applicant rate

- What time of the day is best for applicant rate

- What week of the month is best for applicant rate

- How long should your job title be?

- How many words in your job ad?

- What do job seekers look for when they read job ad copy?

 

All this and more, essential training on how to create and post job adverts.

 

With Jelmer Koppelmans, Co-founder, (Roadtrip), Jelmer Zuidema, Co-founder (Roadtrip), Robin Stander, VP of Sales (Appcast) & Modiara Kamps, Head of Employer Branding, (Boston Consulting Group

 

Ep147 is sponsored by Appcast

 

Appcast is a global provider of recruitment advertising technology and enterprise managed services for talent acquisition.

We are a pioneer of programmatic job advertising, which uses complex algorithms to help employers increase engagement with qualified candidates by showing people the right job ads, at the right time, in the right place.

We annually manage more than a billion dollars of job advertising for more than 1,500 employers who save time and money on their job advertising through Appcast.

Find out more at appcast.io or request a demo today.

Founders Focus - Ep20 - Up close and personal with Ryan McCabe CEO of Odro

Founders Focus - Ep20 - Up close and personal with Ryan McCabe CEO of Odro

March 16, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Ryan McCabe, CEO of Odro

 

- How did this happen Ryan

- When did you know Odro was happening

- What lessons did you bring from mechanical engineering to recruiting then recruiting to CEO-ing

- If you do it again, what would you do exactly the same way?

- What would you do differently?

- From idea to business, what do most first time entrepreneurs miss?

- Recruiters as customers - what's the good, bad and ugly?

- What is happening in the product for 2022?

- What does success look like for Odro end of 2022?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

 

Ep20 Founders Focus is supported by Odro

 

Odro is the No#1 Video Technology for recruitment agencies.


- White label the platform to take to market as your own.

- Win more retained business by being more valuable to your clients.

- Makes your sales calls easier for your consultants by having a clear differentiator on the first call.

- Record video interviews and send them to your clients.

- Record sales messages and send them to potential clients to increase your response rates to avg. 92%

- Record messages for passive candidates to stand out from the other recruiters sending them job specs.

- Video shortlist your best candidates to spec to potential clients. Receive notifications when clients watch each video.


Get in touch with our team on LinkedIn, or through our website odro.co.uk to arrange a 15 minute online demo.

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep146 - The Candidate Experience Report 2022

Brainfood Live On Air - Ep146 - The Candidate Experience Report 2022

March 11, 2022

How has Candidate Experience changed from 2021 to 2022?

We all know that the market has rebalanced in favour of the job seeker in the past 12 months, elevating expectations on compensation and work flexibility - and likely reducing job seeker tolerance for poor and inefficient recruitment processes. What are candidates saying to us today and how are we to adapt?

We are going to find out:

- CX minimum hygiene standards in 2022

- Universal standard or Customised CX based on candidate source?

- How does CRM improve CX?

- What process inefficiencies are most problematic for UX

- Has anyone solved the feedback problem?

- How significant is 'candidate self serve'?

- Job seeker agency, how do we shift the balance of power

- Key steps to improve CX today

All this and more.....

With Chuck Solomon, Director of Employer Branding (LifeStance Health), Kevin Grossman, President (The Talent Board) & Christine Ng, Head of Talent & Media (Quantum Motion)

 

Ep147 is sponsored by Cronofy

Cronofy offer an enterprise-ready suite of interview scheduling tools and ATS integrations. Using real-time availability they improve the candidate experience and speed up time-to-hire by arranging interviews in minutes. 

 

For candidates, it’s just two clicks to select a time. Recruiters can now coordinate interviews on behalf of hiring managers, to keep the hiring process moving, save even more time and deliver a slicker candidate experience.

Save your team hundreds of recruiter hours every year using Cronofy - check it out and get more information here or  contact one of their friendly product team and ask for a demo  

Founders Focus - Ep19 - Up close and personal with Troy Sultan, CEO Guide

Founders Focus - Ep19 - Up close and personal with Troy Sultan, CEO Guide

March 9, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the recruitment technology businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Troy Sultan, CEO of Guide

- What is the difference between being C-level and Senior Exec?

- Why does it seem rare for talent pro's to become successful HR tech entrepreneurs

- Decisions as CEO: toughest, best and the one you would like to take back!

- Were you always going to do startup?

- What have you learned about yourself, after becoming CEO of Guide?

- How do you hire leaders for your team? What traits do you look for?

- Why Guide?

- What is the roadmap for customers in 2022?

- What counts as success if you were to look back at the end of next year?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

 

Ep19 Founders Focus is supported by Guide

 

Guide is the first candidate experience platform that helps companies win more talent with a personalized interview experience from application to decision.

With Guide, talent teams invite their candidates into a single hub where they can find everything they need during their hiring process, from interview details to timelines, prep materials and more. Unlike messy email threads, links and documents, Guide acts as the candidate’s centralized home base for real-time updates and information and unlocks rich insights for recruiters to understand which candidates are most engaged or need attention.

By improving candidate engagement, Guide increases passthrough rates by over 200%, leading to more offer accepts for leading companies like Glossier, Reddit, Gitlab and One Medical. Interested in learning more? Get a free walkthrough of the Guide platform here.

Founders Focus - Ep18 - Up close and personal with Pedro Torrecillas, CEO of Circular

Founders Focus - Ep18 - Up close and personal with Pedro Torrecillas, CEO of Circular

March 9, 2022

Founders Focus is the show where we get up close and personal with the leaders of the businesses changing the way we work today

 

Next up is Pedro Torrecillas, CEO of Circular

 

- What is the original story of Circular?

- What are the CEO things that you don't do well?

- How do you hire your leadership team?

- Your background in product - how is this a strength and weakness for a CEO?

- How are the buyer markets different, in different countries?

- What would you do differently if you could start the journey again?

- What was the No1 best decision you've made so far as CEO of Circular?

- What advice would you give to young Pedro if he was to consider entrepreneurship for the first time?

- What exciting things can customers expect of Circular in 2022?

 

All this and more as we take a deep dive into the business leaders building the technology changing the way we work today.

 

Ep18 Founders Focus is supported by Circular

 

Circular is the network for hiring tech talent recommended by in-house recruiters. Hire up to 10 times faster by harnessing the network of 6,000 in-house recruiters, who are recruiting from, and recommending, peer approved talent, at scale. Circular lets you go straight to a great shortlist for tech talent hiring in London and Europe.

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