12 episodes

Hiring Success Podcast by SmartRecruiters In each episode, we will follow innovators from companies like McDonald’s or Twitter that are turning big ideas like AI, Recruitment Marketing and Data Mining into real results for their hiring teams. You can look forward to new installments every month.

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Hiring Success Podcast by SmartRecruiters In each episode, we will follow innovators from companies like McDonald’s or Twitter that are turning big ideas like AI, Recruitment Marketing and Data Mining into real results for their hiring teams. You can look forward to new installments every month.

    Episode 11—Recruiting in a Recession

    Episode 11—Recruiting in a Recession

    Learn how to navigate hiring during economic uncertainty with expert insight from Denise Moulton, VP of HR & Talent Research at Bersin, Deloitte Consulting.

    The last couple of months have been surreal and marked by uncertainty. The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted nearly every aspect of day-to-day life across the world, in particular the economy.

    Many businesses are already grappling with the consequences of the global economic slowdown. Thousands of Americans have already been laid off and by some estimates 3 million jobs—as well as the irreplaceable sense of stability and security that comes with them—could be lost by this summer.

    That is a reality that no one should have to face due to circumstances that are beyond their control. Therefore, we feel a clear responsibility to help our customers, friends, and everyone in our orbit navigate the difficulties that lie ahead with the resources that are at our disposal.

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve shifted our innovation to areas where we can help businesses and candidates the most, such as internal mobility improvements to source and keep existing talent and CRM enhancements to help companies maintain a healthy candidate pipeline in preparation for the inevitable upswing. 

    We’ll also started tapping into the wisdom of talent leaders in our network who can offer actionable insight and tips on how to navigate hiring during a crisis. Furthermore, we’ll regularly be sharing recruiting and hiring-related resources to help your business adapt strategically and successfully, Point in case: today's podcast episode, which features a recording of Denise Moulton’s presentation at this year’s Hiring Success conference on recruiting in a recession.

    Denise is the VP of HR & Talent Research at Bersin, Deloitte Consulting. Not only is she more than qualified to talk about the topic at length, she also frames the discussion in a manner that's lighthearted and refreshing, which makes it more approachable considering its seriousness. This episode is one you'll want to bookmark for future reference.

    Keep an eye out for similar content that we'll be sharing in the near future. You can find it by visiting SmartRecruiters blog, following our social media channels, and on our newly launched online community for TA leaders, HiringSuccess.com.

    Until the next time, take care. Stay healthy.



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    Episode 10 — Discussions on Hiring as a Global Humanism

    Episode 10 — Discussions on Hiring as a Global Humanism

    There were many noteworthy moments at this year’s Hiring Success conference, including a series of on-site podcast interviews with some of the best and brightest minds in talent acquisition. They’ll be released over the next couple of months, starting with this episode. 

     

    Episode 10 features a discussion with Gareth Flynn. He is the managing director of TQ solutions, an advisory and solutions firm for talent acquisition, recruitment, and careers related projects; the co-founder and director of The Career Conversation—a company specializing in digital micro learning and lifelong career development; and a technology advisor and mentor with Udder— a team of experienced recruitment, talent and HR technology specialists.

     

    Gareth traveled all the way from Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco for Hire 20. Our discussion begins with his general take on the conference and why it’s a unique experience for someone who works in talent acquisition outside of the US. Other topics discussed include the talent shortage as a global phenomenon, micro learning and career development, the increasing importance of creative skills in the modern workforce, and the ways in which technology can actually make us more human.

     

    Episode Transcript

     

    Mason:

     

    Hey everybody. Thank you for tuning in. It's hard to believe, but it's already been over two weeks since we wrapped up the Hiring Success conference. There were many noteworthy moments, but what made the conference memorable for me was the opportunity to sit down and talk with some of the sharpest minds in talent acquisition. The interviews we recorded will be released over the next couple of months and we'll start today with the conversation I had with Gareth Flynn, who traveled all the way from Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco for the conference. Gareth is the managing director of TQ Solutions, an advisory, and solutions firm for talent acquisition recruitment and careers related projects. He's also the co-founder and director of The Career Conversation, a company specializing in digital microlearning and lifelong career development. He's a man of many hats and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. Having traveled such a long distance, I was curious to hear about Gareth's impression of the conference and to see what topics in recruiting and talent acquisition are top of mind for someone from the down under. The discussion that followed is one that you're sure to appreciate. Enjoy.

     

    Mason:

     

    Gareth, thank you so much for coming onto the podcast. 

     

    Gareth: 

     

    Pleasure, nice to be here Mason.

     

    Mason:

     

    So you've come, you’ve traveled quite a long way to join us at Hiring Success. Just sort of initially, what's your impression of the conference?

     

    Gareth:

     

    Yeah, traveled halfway around the world. So yeah, definitely a long haul flight but really worthwhile, the conference has been really insightful. You know, one of the reasons I came was to hear what's going on in the US particularly. We’re often asked in Asia Pacific you know, what are the big US companies doing what can we learn from the US. I sometimes get a

    • 19 min
    Episode 9 - How to Apply Market Segmentation in Talent Acquisition

    Episode 9 - How to Apply Market Segmentation in Talent Acquisition

    Over the last several years, recruiting as a function has evolved from being a position tasked with filling open requisitions quickly and cheaply to being a strategic position tasked with helping businesses navigate the war for talent by hiring amazing talent efficiently, strategically, and on demand. In order for recruiters to deliver such outcomes, it’s become necessary for them to think and behave like marketers.
    In this episode, we’re joined by SmartRecruiters’ founder & CEO, Jerome Ternynck. He explains why recruiters and talent acquisition leaders need marketing skill sets to be successful—in particular knowledge of market segmentation. To help hiring teams navigate that process, Ternynck outlines what’s known as the Talent Scarcity-Impact Framework, a model he designed to help companies better prioritize the positions for which they’re hiring.

    • 19 min
    Episode 8 - Want to Boost Your Recruiting ROI by 6X? Start an Alumni Network

    Episode 8 - Want to Boost Your Recruiting ROI by 6X? Start an Alumni Network

    Have you ever left a job and later wished you could return? Or maybe you’ve experienced what it’s like to lose a great employee, knowing if they ever asked to come back you’d extend the opportunity without hesitation. If so, this episode of the Hiring Success podcast is for you. 
    James Sinclair, founder and chief executive of Enterprise Alumni, joins us for a discussion about corporate alumni programs. They enable large organizations such as the Lufthansa Group, Nestle, HSBC, P&G, and LinkedIn to actively engage and harness the power of their corporate alumni for a variety of purposes including talent acquisition, business development, mentoring, and more.

    • 21 min
    Episode 7—Why Companies Should Offer Employee Training Programs

    Episode 7—Why Companies Should Offer Employee Training Programs

    Tony Le is the Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition at Getaround—an online, peer-to-peer car-sharing service that’s based in San Francisco and available across the United States and Europe. He has over fifteen years of experience with full life-cycle recruitment, employee relations, organizational development, diversity, and—last but not least—employee training programs, which will be the focus of our seventh episode.
    Topics of discussion include the cost benefits of sourcing talent internally, employee retention, how to market training programs internally and measure their performance, and why tactful, careful communication is an essential soft skill for TA leaders.

    • 45 min
    Episode 6 - Involving the C-Suite in the Hiring Process

    Episode 6 - Involving the C-Suite in the Hiring Process

    Our sixth episode of the Hiring Success Podcast features an interview with Jason Ewell from Insight Partners— a global venture capital and private equity firm based in NYC that invests in growth-stage technology, software, and Internet businesses. Among other things, Jason oversees Insight Onsite’s Talent Center of Excellence, working closely with portfolio companies on organizational design, talent, and the hiring of C-level employees. He’s well versed in the art of getting the C-Suite actively involved in the hiring process, a task that sometimes is anything but easy.
    Topics of discussion include the importance of having engaged executives in the talent acquisition process, recruitment marketing, using predictive analytics and data in the hiring process, interview scorecards, and more.

    • 36 min

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