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Talent-Ed is hosted by Chapter 2 founder Leo Harrison. Leo will be interviewing leaders in HR, employer brand and recruitment to discuss the state of the job market, and the future of talent advertising. We'll also be creating documentary-style programmes, looking at the burning issues within the sector.

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Talent-Ed is hosted by Chapter 2 founder Leo Harrison. Leo will be interviewing leaders in HR, employer brand and recruitment to discuss the state of the job market, and the future of talent advertising. We'll also be creating documentary-style programmes, looking at the burning issues within the sector.

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    Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 4: Sophie talks with Lorenzo Spina, Head of Talent at Peak

    Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 4: Sophie talks with Lorenzo Spina, Head of Talent at Peak

    Welcome to season 2, episode 4 of the Talent-Ed podcast. Today, our host Sophie Rigby chats to Lorenzo Spina, head of talent at Peak.

    Peak is a fast-growing organisation that’s making great headway in a brand new category of AI technology: Decision Intelligence.

    Sophie and Lorenzo discuss what it’s like recruiting for a rapidly scaling business, the challenges of hiring in different regions, and how they maintain their company values while growing the business.

    Lorenzo offers insight into how an organisation can use digital tools to improve their employer brand when hiring new employees.

    It’s a fascinating discussion, you don't want to miss it!

    • 32 min
    Talent-Ed Season 2 Episode 3: Sophie talks with Will Beaton, Head of People at MyTutor

    Talent-Ed Season 2 Episode 3: Sophie talks with Will Beaton, Head of People at MyTutor

    Talent-Ed Season 2 Episode 3: Sophie talks with Will Beaton, Head of People at MyTutor

    The Talent-Ed podcast provides in-depth guidance for ambitious business leaders who know the right talent attraction strategy is key to welcoming brilliant people into your business.

    In episode 3 of season 2, Will Beaton, Head of People at MyTutor, tells host Sophie Rigby about his experiences recruiting at scale in the Ed-Tech sector.

    MyTutor is an online platform that connects pupils and parents with trusted, high quality tutors. Driven by an increased demand for online learning, MyTutor has tripled in size over the last year, taking the business to a team of 150 employees.

    We discuss the challenges of creating culture during growth, hiring processes and how they change at scale, the future of flexible working and MyTutor’s ambitious plans to scale further.

    Listen now and find out:

    ✔️ How start-ups can build culture into their hiring process.

    ✔️ How to evolve your hiring strategy at scale.

    ✔️ Why it’s important to maintain good candidate experience during periods of growth.

    Get in touch with Sophie Rigby: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophierigby/

    Get in touch with Will Beaton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/will-beaton-24228b106/

    • 44 min
    Talent-Ed Season 2 Episode 2: Sophie talks with Tom Denny, Head of People at Codat

    Talent-Ed Season 2 Episode 2: Sophie talks with Tom Denny, Head of People at Codat

    The Talent-Ed podcast provides in-depth guidance for ambitious business leaders who know the right talent attraction strategy is key to welcoming brilliant people into your business.In the second episode of season 2, Sophie Rigby sits down with Tom Denny, Head of People at Codat, to discuss how a tech startup can scale, retain talent and more.

    Codat makes financial and accounting software integrations as simple as a click of a button. They build developer-friendly infrastructure that gives businesses the ability to create their own next-generation products.

    We cover what tech startups should consider before scaling, why you should “hold hands” with candidates and the best way to treat your team (hint: there’s a reason Tom is head of “people”, not “human resources”).

    Listen in to find out:
    ✔️Why a company should find a problem first, then offer a solution.
    ✔️How to give candidates the “white glove treatment” for top-tier hiring experiences.
    ✔️Why it’s so important to treat your hires like people.

    Tune in to find out!Get in touch with Sophie Rigby: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophierigby/
    Get in touch with Tom Denny: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-denny-408796142/

    • 38 min
    Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 1: Tips, tricks and expert opinion in talent solutions with Nikki Keys

    Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 1: Tips, tricks and expert opinion in talent solutions with Nikki Keys

    he Talent-Ed podcast provides in depth guidance for ambitious business leaders who know the right talent attraction strategy is key to welcoming brilliant people into your business.

    In the first episode of season 2, Sophie Rigby sat down with Nikki Keys, Director of Customer Success at Capdesk, to discuss the ins and outs of startup life.

    We go on a deep dive into what you need to think about when you’re scaling a business, how to make sure your team doesn’t lose what made it special in the first place, and where your people fit into your growth strategy (spoiler alert: they should be at the very centre of it!).

    What’s more important to hire for: skills and experience, or attitude?

    How do you support your people AND preserve your culture as your business grows?

    What’s the most valuable advice for founders at the beginning of their journey?

    Tune in to find out!

    Capdesk is Europe’s #1 equity management platform, helping organisations save time, money and resources by unlocking the power of equity, and uniting employees, owners, and investors through shared successes.

    • 42 min
    Talent-Ed Episode 6: Tips tricks and expert opinion in recruitment marketing with Melanie Punch

    Talent-Ed Episode 6: Tips tricks and expert opinion in recruitment marketing with Melanie Punch

    In the latest episode of the Chapter 2 Talent-Ed podcast, we delve deep into the varied and evolving types of talent acquisition models prevalent in the recruitment industry.

    Our guest, Melanie Punch, is the Head of Careers at Investec Plc, an ‘out of the ordinary’ Bank and Wealth Manager with offices across the UK, US, Asia and Africa. Having joined the business 4 years ago to head up recruitment, Mel now looks after Recruitment, People and Talent Consulting and Employee Relations driving a smoother candidate and employee experience. Throughout her career Mel has worked in a number of different industries including Retail, Communications, Start-up, Professional and Financial Services.

    Chapter 2 Founder, Leo Harrison, Sophie Rigby - and Melanie discuss the prospect of a new hybrid talent solution, as well the importance of flexibility to address acquisition issues, the benefits of having your own team, and how best to smooth client and candidate experiences with agencies.

    Including:
    ✔️ How elasticity is key to building scalable embedded talent solutions
    ✔️ Whether it’s more cost effective to have your own talent acquisition team at the start of your growth journey?
    ✔️ Why a good recruitment partner gets under the skin of your business and respects the process
    ✔️ How classic talent acquisition models need to evolve into hybrid talent solutions

    Listen to their engaging conversation in this latest podcast.

    • 52 min
    Talent-Ed Episode 5: ex-LinkedIn Strategic Advisor Brad Rose on LinkedIn Hacks

    Talent-Ed Episode 5: ex-LinkedIn Strategic Advisor Brad Rose on LinkedIn Hacks

    Talent-Ed finishes off 2020 with a feature on LinkedIn hacks with Brad Rose.

    With over 700 million users around the world, LinkedIn is still the standout social platform that companies use when trying to develop high-quality talent pools and hire talent. In this episode, Leo and Brad peel back the curtain on how LinkedIn works to reveal some of the best ways companies can elevate their employer brands to maximise their ability to attract talent using LinkedIn.

    Leo and Brad discuss:

    ✔️How to make the most of every page of your company LinkedIn profile
    ✔️Cost-effective and easy to implement tactics for creating engaging content
    ✔️How to play to the strengths of LinkedIn's algorithm to increase engagement
    ✔️Finding inspiration from companies with great LinkedIn strategies
    ✔️Top LinkedIn hacks and more

    Brad joined LinkedIn on their Business Leadership Program and developed a real passion for coaching people to get the most out of LinkedIn, particularly from an employee advocacy perspective when trying to enhance employer brands, without necessarily having to utilise LinkedIn Premium or the paid Sales Navigator tool.

    Hopefully, you'll get a lot out of it. Get in touch with Leo (https://www.linkedin.com/in/leoharrison1/) or Brad (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradley-edward-rose/) to find out more!

    • 43 min

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guy j b ,

A great listen - lots of actionable tips!

I’ve been really enjoying these conversations. They effortlessly make the case for the power and importance of good, consistent employer employer branding in an successful talent attraction and retention strategy. Is there really a war for talent, or is it actually a war for attention?
Great stuff, full of actionable tips and tricks.

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