Powered by endevis, The Talent Tide is a podcast that dives into the most challenging topics in talent, from engagement and retention to diversity initiatives to the latest HR Tech. Each episode features discussions that will help business leaders navigate their jobs better, whether that's hiring their next superstar, managing teams or leading entire companies.Catch the waves regularly with our host Chris Nichols, the Vice President of Marketing at endevis, and go deep with guests from across businesses.
Episode 22: Staffing in the Auto Industry- A Major Issue
Join Chris as he discusses the issues surrounding Staffing in the Auto Industry with a panel of individuals from diverse backgrounds:
Recruiting Manager, Manufacturing and Sourcing, General Motors
VP Midwest, US Automotive leader, Microsoft
Head of Recruiting, Product and Engineering Operations, Waymo
Founder and Principal of Stanislaw Consulting, LLC
Episode 21: What Does It Take To Be A Great Leader? with David Stanislaw
In this episode, Chris and David discuss all the qualities that a great leader should possess. Topics include: conflict resolution, organizational health, and leadership and employee dynamics.
David Stanislaw is the founder and principal of Stanislaw Consulting, LLC, in Birmingham, Michigan. Stanislaw Consulting exists to elevate the workplace experience by enhancing organizational health.
David creates real, lasting solutions that result in a more harmonious work environment by uncovering the root causes and solving the people problems that hamper an organization. He resolves workplace conflict, provides executive coaching, and facilitates succession planning. He facilitates difficult conversations. By resolving high-level personnel issues, David enables organizations to get on track to meet their business goals and objectives. He is committed to helping his clients experience a rewarding journey from hope to clarity and long-lasting change. His goal: enhancing organizational health.
In addition to degrees from Wayne State University, David has completed post-graduate training in human development as well as in individual and group dynamics. He has been certified in the use of sophisticated validated assessment tools. His 30+ years of professional experience include his career as a psychotherapist and business consultant, as well as founding and operating two outpatient psychotherapy clinics. Forever seeking knowledge, he is a student of neuroscience, and a passionate implementer of Emotional Intelligence.
Episode 20: How to Manage Your TA Team Efficiently
In this episode Chris speaks with Alison Kaizer about managing a talent acquisition team efficiently. Alison is the Head of Talent for Lunchbox.io, which made her the perfect guest for today's show. They discuss topics such as building a talent team, tech stack for talent, and scalable processes in hiring.
My name is Alison Kaizer, and I am proud to lead Talent at Lunchbox, one of the fastest growing foodtech start-ups in the industry. Lunchbox is focused on providing next-gen digital ordering that helps restaurants drive better guest engagement and stronger sales. The company was founded by immigrant restaurateurs with backgrounds in marketing, operations and technology. The teams are built around diverse backgrounds, and we’re keeping it that way. Before this, I led Talent Acquisition at Ritual.co as we expanded across the globe. Ritual is a tech company that makes a smartphone app which provides instant access to a complete assortment of everyday coffee and food items from local spots - at the push of a button. Ritual has grown to 50+ cities across North America, Europe, Hong Kong and Australia, and raised over $120 million in venture funding. I began my foray into Talent as an Engagement Manager at Boost Agents, a recruitment firm servicing the Digital, Marketing, Creative and Communications industries. I was recognized for my ability to develop strong, lasting candidate relationships and to "career matchmake," finding the right fit for both client and candidate, for companies from start-ups to major agencies.
Episode 19: How to Train and Develop Great Leaders with Bill Fagan
In this episode, Chris talks with Bill Fagan about the process of spotting and training leaders. They discuss topics surrounding the importance of great leadership and encouraging leadership opportunities within the company.
As The Aspire Group’s first employee, Bill started the first Fan Relationship Management Center (FRMC) at Georgia Tech in 2009. Bill has risen to the position of CEO at Aspire where he has overseen the hiring of over 1200 employees. He currently oversees all 37 FRMC’s across the USA. Generating over $1B in new and incremental partner revenues serving iconic sports properties such as the NFL, LA Chargers, Leicester City FC, San Francisco Giants and the University of Kansas. Prior to joining Aspire, Bill was a Sales Manager with the Charlotte Bobcats (NBA) and was the ‘NBA Rookie of the Year in Sales’ with the Phoenix Suns. In between NBA stops, he spent a year in the Canadian Hockey League with the Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL) as their Director of Sales & Service. Bill cut his teeth in the sport industry with the Orange Bowl Committee and the Miami Dolphins (NFL). Bill currently serves as a founding member of the University of Miami’s Sport Industry Leadership Council (SILC) and on the Board for the Emory University Marketing Analytics Center (MAC). Bill was named to SportsBusiness Journal's "Forty Under 40" Class of 2017. Bill earned his BA in Business Administration from the University of Miami. completed his MBA studies at Emory’s Goizueta Business School and was recognized to Poets & Quants“Best and Brightest” across the top 20 Executive MBA Programs in the United States.
Episode 18: The Turnover Tsunami with Danny Nelms
In this episode, Chris discusses the high rates of employee turnover with Danny Nelms. Topics include employee engagement, retention, and management
As President at The Work Institute, co-author of the bestseller Employer Engagement: the Fresh and Dissenting Voice on the Employment Relationship, and a sought-after public speaker, Danny Nelms is an agent of change, a thought leader, and an expert in helping companies forge new directions that improve business results.
His insight into human capital dynamics of organizations based on sound data-driven research uniquely positions Nelms to provide valuable recommendations for the challenges that organizations face and allows him to provide companies with the tools they need to successfully manage organizational improvement.
Nelms received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University and a Master of Business Administration from the Massey School at Belmont University.
Episode 17: The Power of Influence Marketing with Jason Falls
In this episode, Chris discusses with Jason about the difference between influence and influencer marketing. They discuss topics such as internal vs external influencers, creating a social media positive culture, and how marketing can connect with HR.
Jason Falls solves problems. Most of the time they have to do with digital marketing for Cornett, a full-service advertising agency based in Lexington, Ky., named the Southeast’s Small Agency of the Year by Ad Age in 2021. There he leads digital strategy and hosts two marketing podcasts (Digging Deeper and Winfluence). His work has touched a number of major brands and has been recognized with several national and many regional awards including a 2020 Shorty Award for his influencer marketing work. His third book, Winfluence: Reframing Influencer Marketing to Ignite Your Brand, was published in February 2021 from Entrepreneur Press.