Conversations with experts and dreamers from the worlds of recruiting, talent acquisition, human resources, startups and technology.
The supply chain problem in education with Dakota Younger
Dakota Younger and Bill MacKay rant about the supply-chain problem between the education system and the job market, how data science and better design can help solve some of the inefficiencies, and the future of job training.
Keith Halperin and the agile recruiting manifesto
Keith Halperin is a seasoned recruiting pro and contributing writer to ERE media. We discuss “Agile” recruiting, recruiting “supermodels” and managing client expectations, as well as how the role of the recruiter is changing due to emerging recruiting technologies.
Tim Sackett discusses the changing relationship between education and the job market
Tim Sackett discusses the changing relationship between education and the job market. It has become abundantly clear that higher education is not effectively creating employees who are job-ready, according to business leaders anyway. Are we at a pivotal moment where the education model needs to fundamentally adjust to an ever-changing job market that requires new and different skills at a scary fast pace? How can big data help us create better job training models? How will new education solutions like Coursera, Udacity, and Codefights play out in the future? These questions are more on this episode of the Boon podcast.
Dakota Younger explains the psychology behind referral programs
Dakota Younger, founder and CEO of Boon, explains the psychological barriers to building an effective referral program and how to overcome them.