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Industry veterans Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash are here to punch the recruiting industry right where it hurts, complete with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark.

Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources and employment. Hiring companies, employers and vendors tune in weekly for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups and more.

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Industry veterans Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash are here to punch the recruiting industry right where it hurts, complete with breaking news, brash opinion, and loads of snark.

Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources and employment. Hiring companies, employers and vendors tune in weekly for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups and more.

    Somebody's Watching Me!?!

    Somebody's Watching Me!?!

    Think that naughty Dave Chappelle tweet from 6 years ago that you Liked can't come back to bite you in the ass?

    Well, think again. Fama is a company working hard to reveal social media behavior to employers making hiring decisions. Yup, background checks look a lot different today than they did 10 years ago, and the boys have some hard questions for CEO and Founder Ben Mones.

    NEXXT fuels the Chad & Cheese hits. Check out how NEXXT can help you more effectively target the right candidates today!  

    • 29 min
    The Bigger They Are...

    The Bigger They Are...

    You like apples? How ‘bout these apples: On this week’s show the boys discuss a $22 billion merger, iCIMS finds their new leader, and Walmart says, “Taco Bell, hold our beer.” And lots more, hosers.

    Enjoy and don’t throw snowballs at Sovren, JobAdx, and Canvas.

    • 28 min
    Will White Box Save A.I.?

    Will White Box Save A.I.?

    What is Whitebox AI and is it the answer to better transparency and technology for the future? 

    Robert Ruff, President of Sovren, continues the conversation with Chad & Cheese in this episode about GDPR, Free AI, Blackbox and Whitebox AI, and more.

    Enjoy this Voices Series podcast from The Chad & Cheese - HR's Most Dangerous Podcast.​    

    • 13 min
    FIRING SQUAD: HR Lancers CEO, Chris Russell

    FIRING SQUAD: HR Lancers CEO, Chris Russell

    Today freelancing is hot, either as a side hustle or a full-time affair and the Gig Economy seems to be getting bigger and bigger every day.

    Are HR giggers ready for a platform of their own?

    Chris Russell, a job board industry veteran brings HR Lancers, an "HR Marketplace" to Firing Squad. Does first to market mean glory, fame, and acquisition or simply a rush to market with a souped-up job board?   

    Listen to find out! Thanks again to our friends at Talroo for supporting FIRING SQUAD! 

    • 27 min
    Amazon Ruins Everything

    Amazon Ruins Everything

    Remember liking that tweet 3 years ago expressing disdain for the president?

    Imagine if it gets you fired 10 years from now? Well, welcome to the future, and the boys cover a company who’s monitoring your online behavior to facilitate such corporate behavior.

    Additionally, this week’s episode covers Slack’s comeback, Indeed’s whack Oscars ad, gaming Amazon gigs and much more.

    Enjoy this week’s stimulating episode, sponsored by Canvas, JobAdx and Sovren.

    • 44 min
    #Blessed that Recruiters Suck

    #Blessed that Recruiters Suck

    Sourcing extraordinaire Mike "Batman" Cohen is not the kind of cat who pulls punches, which makes him the perfect guest for the podcast. In this can't-miss episode, the boys discuss the state of recruiting, sourcing ... and the imminent takeover (not so fast!) of the robots.

    Enjoy this exclusive brought to you by NEXXT.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

chi-town Pete ,

Keep up the great work

Love your candid commentary and the fact that you continue to have regular content! Keep up the great work!

patatl123 ,

Listen - Learn - Laugh

Listening to the Chas & Cheese podcast is one of my favorite weekly diversions. They deliver great TA news and insights with just the right amount of respect and humor.

epg- bookish ,

Pass

I found on a list of recruiting/HR podcasts. Really tried to like but content not actionable with a paid for TV/ who will be sending me to sourcecon vibe. Chad’s tangents can be frustrating also. Not worth time.

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