23 episodes

"The Ethical Recruiter: Certified B Corporation" is about offering inspiring storytellers from the business world a platform to positively disrupt recruitment and business.

And to empower change.

Change to not just the recruitment process, but within the wider business and workplace community, overall.

We seek to inspire business owners who might one day be considering their recruitment needs, as well as other recruitment companies.

This is NOT a recruitment podcast.

If you're a candidate wanting careers advice, you'll definitely benefit from listening to this podcast.

You'll gain valuable insights into what you should expect from your side of the recruitment experience.

We cover a range of diverse topics with our business leaders and guest speakers.

Such as:

The value of university for a successful career.
Adequacy of provision for mental health awareness in business.
The 'how' behind a successful and powerful business owner.

During each episode, Paul, Dave and Patrick will meet with these passionate guest speakers from businesses and charities who will share their own incredible purpose driven journey.

We’ll explore the road bumps, those inspirational light bulb moments and, very importantly, their go-to cocktail of choice.

It’s time to positively disrupt the recruitment industry.

If you're in business, or thinking of starting one, you can't afford to miss it.

To find out more about how WE do recruitment differently, visit our website at www.ellisknight.com

If you know someone who’s in recruitment or is considering recruiting, make sure you share our podcast with them, using this link:

http://ethicalrecruiter.studio/podcast

If you're job seeking or exploring career options, check out our helpful info: https://www.ellisknight.com/career-advice

If you want to help us to positively disrupt the recruitment space, empower change within business and the workplace, and generally help people get treated better, make sure you share our episodes.

The Ethical Recruiter: Certified B Corporation - positively disrupting recruitment Ellis Knight International Recruitment (B Corp Certified Recruitment)

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"The Ethical Recruiter: Certified B Corporation" is about offering inspiring storytellers from the business world a platform to positively disrupt recruitment and business.

And to empower change.

Change to not just the recruitment process, but within the wider business and workplace community, overall.

We seek to inspire business owners who might one day be considering their recruitment needs, as well as other recruitment companies.

This is NOT a recruitment podcast.

If you're a candidate wanting careers advice, you'll definitely benefit from listening to this podcast.

You'll gain valuable insights into what you should expect from your side of the recruitment experience.

We cover a range of diverse topics with our business leaders and guest speakers.

Such as:

The value of university for a successful career.
Adequacy of provision for mental health awareness in business.
The 'how' behind a successful and powerful business owner.

During each episode, Paul, Dave and Patrick will meet with these passionate guest speakers from businesses and charities who will share their own incredible purpose driven journey.

We’ll explore the road bumps, those inspirational light bulb moments and, very importantly, their go-to cocktail of choice.

It’s time to positively disrupt the recruitment industry.

If you're in business, or thinking of starting one, you can't afford to miss it.

To find out more about how WE do recruitment differently, visit our website at www.ellisknight.com

If you know someone who’s in recruitment or is considering recruiting, make sure you share our podcast with them, using this link:

http://ethicalrecruiter.studio/podcast

If you're job seeking or exploring career options, check out our helpful info: https://www.ellisknight.com/career-advice

If you want to help us to positively disrupt the recruitment space, empower change within business and the workplace, and generally help people get treated better, make sure you share our episodes.

    It's B-Corp month! Highlighting our favourite purpose-driven business leaders that we enjoy being the recruiter for!

    It's B-Corp month! Highlighting our favourite purpose-driven business leaders that we enjoy being the recruiter for!

    It's B-Corp month. We decided we needed to assemble our favourite purpose-driven businesses for their insights on this special occasion!
    During this conversation, you'll hear Paul, Dave and Patrick chat with Masami Sato, Paul Hargreaves and Gareth Dinnage.
    There are now nearly four thousand B-Corp certified businesses with a large chunk of those being in the UK. 
    It's fair to say the movement is growing, but more needs to be done to champion this worthwhile goal to aim for.
    That's why we decided to revisit this subject with some previous Ethical Recruiter guests. 
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    • 46 min
    Celebrating the ladies of Ellis Knight: a female perspective on mental health, being an ethical recruiter, workplace culture, the value of university and being a working mum

    Celebrating the ladies of Ellis Knight: a female perspective on mental health, being an ethical recruiter, workplace culture, the value of university and being a working mum

    It's International Women's Day on Monday. 
    For this reason, we decided it was definitely time for celebrating the ladies of Ellis Knight! 
    They're the heart and soul of our business, and how we're able to position ourselves as an ethical recruiter.
    Without them, we'd be at a total loss. 
    During this conversation, you'll hear Paul, Dave and Patrick chat with Emma, Sammie, Maddie, and Stephanie!
    They cover a lot of ground.
    Emma shares her experiences of dealing with mental health, and her joys of being involved with our partners at B1G1.
    We hear from Sammie about first impressions, company culture, and general workplace 'bants'.
    Maddie shares her thoughts on the value of university.
    And Stephanie, who is our resident marketing genius shares her story of gaining worldly experience via a stop in Australia, before coming on board with Ellis Knight.
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    Sammie
    Emma
    Maddie
    Stephanie
    Topics covered:
    The importance of considering mental health in the workplace.
    Balancing work life with motherhood.
    Our partnership with B1G1.
    Company culture.
    Being an ethical recruiter
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    • 48 min
    Running a blemish-free business: the mental health battle that inspired Warpaint founder Danny Gray to face the demons and Dragons

    Running a blemish-free business: the mental health battle that inspired Warpaint founder Danny Gray to face the demons and Dragons

    Do you cover your battle scars with war paint?
    The chances are, if you're a man who's reading this, you've never considered the idea of doing the morning routine of applying make up. 
    Danny Gray, founder of War Paint For Men wants to start a movement. He's trying to shift attitudes towards using make up being a woman-only ritual. 
    He's been doing it for years now, and he claims that men wearing make up isn't anything that new, it's just been stigmatised in modern times.
    During this powerful conversation, you'll hear how Danny came to become the fashion and mental health powerhouse, that he's now become.
    You'll hear how he made the decision to rise up against his bullies, and combat the self-doubt they'd planted in the playground.
    In this episode of The Ethical Recruiter, Paul, Dave and Patrick chat with Danny about the pain he's endured, and how he's converted that into strength.
    He tells the story of how an appearance on popular BBC television show Dragons' Den led to a surge in fortune, and some incredible connections including entertainer Stephen Fry.
    Topics covered:
    The bullying over Danny's ears (5m)
    The meeting with the bully (8m)
    The benefits of male skin care (11m)
    Starting out in work (21m)
    Going on Dragons' Den (24m)
    Collaborations with Norwich FC and Stephen Fry (31m)
    Dealing with imposter syndrome (34m)
    Handling the business (37m)
    Danny's Quickfire Round (46m)
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    • 51 min
    Have you got what it takes? Career, relationships and even parental skill - all of it comes down to your male mentor - Dr Richard Kay talks about the problem with fatherlessness

    Have you got what it takes? Career, relationships and even parental skill - all of it comes down to your male mentor - Dr Richard Kay talks about the problem with fatherlessness

     
    What was your upbringing like? Did you have your father around growing up? Do you realise the impact on those who didn't?
    In this episode of The Ethical Recruiter, Paul, Dave and Patrick chat with Dr Richard Kay, the founder of Chapter2.
    He shares his own story of growing up in a loving home, and the benefits he admits he enjoyed from that experience.
    He also talks about the impact that growing up fatherless can have on a young boy.
    He explains how important mentoring can be for a young boy's development, and talks us through the ways we can help.
    He also mentions a relevant film that's close to this topic. 
    You can watch the trailer, here.
    Topics covered:
    Richard's love of Swindon Town back in his youth (6m)
    Growing up with an inspirational father (10m)
    The theory of "have you got what it takes?" and Richard's time at university (13m)
    Dave's personal Dad story (16m)
    Mentoring your own children (17m)
    Stats about fatherlessness' (24m)
    Changing attitudes to relational poverty (26m)
    The work/life balance (29m)
    All about Chapter2, the why, and how to get involved (35m)
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    • 54 min
    Random meeting with a recruiter in Germany: sliding door moments and graduating the university of life for international careers - Karen Williams OBE from Buddy Bag Foundation talks about the European recruitment opportunity that changed her life!

    Random meeting with a recruiter in Germany: sliding door moments and graduating the university of life for international careers - Karen Williams OBE from Buddy Bag Foundation talks about the European recruitment opportunity that changed her life!

    When it comes to what "The Ethical Recruiter" podcast is about, it doesn't come more 'on-brand' than this episode! 
    Karen Williams OBE is the epitome of exceeding expectations and proving a careers advisor wrong!
    In this episode of the recruitment podcast that's NOT a recruitment podcast, we learn how an immediate disconnect with conventional education led to an incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
    Listen as Karen describes the thought-process behind her transition from would-be carpenter, to CEO of one of the most wonderful of life-changing charities in the UK, Buddy Bag Foundation.
    You'll also hear the origin story of network marketing behemoth Utility Warehouse, and you'll discover the reason she and her then husband set that business up.
    Topics covered:
    Thoughts on university education and the alternative of an apprenticeship (16m)
    The value of a 'university of life' education (18m)
    Returning to the UK (19m)
    The beginnings of Utility Warehouse (26m)
    What is Buddy Bag? (36m)
    The Buddy Bag 'Challenge Box' (40m)
    How to get involved in Buddy Bag on a corporate level, and why you should do so (44m)
    Getting an OBE (45m)
    Karen's 'Quickfire' Round (47m)
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    Lorraine Kingsley
    Gareth Dinnage
    Steve Malkin
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    Masami Sato
    Tony Carson
    Catherine McLeod
    Simone Hindmarch
    Paul Hargreaves
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    • 50 min
    The art of running a purposeful business: Kyan, a company built around doing good work that's in tune with its staff

    The art of running a purposeful business: Kyan, a company built around doing good work that's in tune with its staff

    People like Gavin Shinfield don't come around very often. 
    This is a man who as a youngster grabbed life by the horns, absorbed as much culture as possible, and then set himself on the path to purposeful business.
    He lives and breathes CSR, and that's why we had to have him on the podcast.
    For this episode of Ellis Knight's The Ethical Recruiter, the business podcast that's NOT about recruitment, Paul, Dave and Patrick chat to Gavin about his story behind the foundations of Kyan.
    Topics covered:
    Gavin's parents plunging him into a childhood growing up in Saudi Arabia.
    His take on education and how he felt it impacted on his career.
    How he managed to convert a friend from his formative years into a business partner. 
    His studies in Italy.
    Gavin's lightbulb moment that led to a realisation he wanted to get 'adulting' with his art.
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    Lorraine Kingsley
    Gareth Dinnage
    Steve Malkin
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    Masami Sato
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    Catherine McLeod
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    • 53 min