The Chad & Cheese Podcast

The Chad & Cheese Podcast

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HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast
Interview: StaffingTec’s Maurice Fuller
Apr 18 • 15 min
Enjoy this Jobcase exclusive with StaffingTec’s Maurice Fuller, Staffing Technology and Blockchain Expert.
SHRM Live: One Platform To Rule Them All
Apr 15 • 23 min
A Jobcase exclusive: In just the past few years, Goliaths like Google, Microsoft / LinkedIn and Facebook have entered the world of recruitment in a big way. Traditional vendors like Indeed, Monster and CareerBuilder are struggling to catch-up, keep-up and…
Post-Game: SHRM Talent, StaffingTec
Apr 11 • 42 min
Nashville didn’t know what hit it. The boys made their way South for two of the most popular conferences of the season this week. In addition to wrapping up the two events, news about Indeed, Rectxt, JazzHR and more are covered en route on the way home at…
TikTok, Farting on Coworkers & DeskDogs
Apr 4 • 40 min
This episode is all over the place. The boys cover everything from ZipRecruiter’s CEO dissing Google, Indeed giving Hire by Google a sloppy kiss, TikTok landing on the proverbial radar and stinky Australians. And much, much more. Enjoy and give our…
Interview: Justin Gignac w/ Working Not Working
Apr 3 • 25 min
For those who think gig economy platforms like Upwork and Fiverr are a race to the bottom for freelance wages, then this podcast is for you. The boys interview Justin Gignac, co-founder at Working Not Working, a site dedicated to making sure freelance…
Talking Like a Pirate [Video]
Apr 2 • 9 min
Behind the scenes at Talroo.
Cheating College
Apr 1 • 4 min
Jim Stroud here, reporting for The Shred! A mini-Chad and Cheese bite of breaking news. No doubt you have heard about the college admissions scandal where federal officials have charged several members of the 1% in what the Justice Department is calling a…
Exclusive: Big Talroo News
Apr 1 • 9 min
Don’t miss the latest update from of Talroo!
Yahoo! FAILS, McDonald’s Gives-up & Amazon AR Goggles?
Mar 28
GET READY KIDS – If you’re lactose intolerant THIS is the show for you. That’s right hold the cheese and I’ll substitute w/ some Jimmy Stroud! Chad & Jim tackle Yahoo!’s newest job search fail, Amazon goes beyond haptic bracelets – think Big Brother HUD,…
Canvas CEO, Aman Brar talks Acquisition, Messaging, and…
Mar 26 • 31 min
You’ve just been acquired after being in business for a few short years. What are ya’ going to do now? Go on The Chad & Cheese Podcast, of course! Or at least that’s what Canvas’ CEO and founder Aman Brar decided to do recently. In addition to discussing…
Meet The Custodian of Culture & Chief Idea Officer at Fiasco
Mar 24 • 22 min
Meet James. He’s The Custodian of Culture and Chief Idea Officer of one of the fastest-growing private companies in Canada. And on this Uncommon exclusive, the boys dig into the secrets that have helped make his company one of the fastest growing in North…
Indeed’s Australian Meltdown
Mar 21 • 51 min
While the Google train keeps chugging along with positive news this week, things at Indeed are showing signs of unraveling Down Under, as well as other spots around the globe. Likewise, Facebook dealt recruitment marketing a blow this week and America, we…
Google Trifecta
Mar 21 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group a leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the Fortune 100 to the…
Jobvite CEO Dan Finnigan
Mar 20 • 33 min
We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy! Since taking over the reigns at Jobvite a decade ago after running HotJobs, Dan Finnigan has been a strong voice and leader in the recruitment tech space. Most recently, Jobvite swung for the fences, raising $200…
Google News
Mar 19 • 35 min
Google’s latest step into job search domination takes the form of their search API. Wanna know what it is? Gotta listen. This update will apply Google Cloud AI capabilities to helping companies provide more relevant job opportunities to a wider candidate…
Firing Squad: Eddy
Mar 18 • 36 min
What do you get when a former NBA player launches an applicant tracking system? Gotta listen to find out if Eddy has what it takes to survive Firing Squad or not. Enjoy this Talroo exclusive.
Messaging Gold Rush Rages On
Mar 14 • 44 min
On this week’s show, messaging apps stay red hot and flush with cash, more minimum wage crossfire and WTF is the human cloud? Oh, and the investment cash register continues to ring. Enjoy, and support our sponsors: Sovren, Canvas and JobAdX.
Here We Grow Again: Paradox.ai
Mar 14 • 2 min
Paradox, the company that brought us chatbot Olivia, announced new funding and the opening of offices recently.
One Brand w/ Chris Kneeland, CEO Cult Collective
Mar 14 • 20 min
Another gem from our trip to The Gathering last month. This time, we sit down with marketing agency expert Chris Kneeland, co-founder of Cult Collective, The Gathering and Communo.com, to discuss talent and the bridge between HR and marketing. Hint: We…
Guess Who Just Raised $20 Million?
Mar 13 • 3 min
An HR tech startup just announced a Series A raise of $20 million, bringing its total to $45 million. Listen to find out who.
Interview: Douglas Atkin, Fmr. Global Head of Community, Airbnb
Mar 11 • 20 min
Douglas Akin was Global Head of Community at Airbnb from 2012-2017. Needless to say, he has a few thoughts on how to build a strong company with a solid foundation rooted in brand. The boys were lucky enough to sit down the Douglas and talk a little…
Where Will AI for Recruiting Be In 2021? (Part 2)
Mar 10 • 26 min
This is Part II of a two-part podcast LIVE from Tempe Arizona and the TAtech AI Summit. It’s a hype-free discussion around “AI and Automation” Aaron Matos – CEO of Paradox Olivia Yongue – Director of Client Strategy at KRT Marketing Sahil Sahni –…
Where Will AI for Recruiting Be In 2021?
Mar 7 • 29 min
This is part one of a two-part podcast LIVE from Tempe Arizona and the TAtech AI Summit. It’s a hype-free discussion around “AI and Automation” Aaron Matos – CEO of Paradox Olivia Yongue – Director of Client Strategy at KRT Marketing Sahil Sahni –…
Interview: Talroo CEO Thad Price
Mar 7 • 32 min
Lots going on at Talroo these days. So the boys hit-up the HQ to have a chat with CEO Thad Price. A wide variety of topics are discussed, including how they differentiate themselves from Indeed when hiring in Austin, Texas. Enjoy. Disclosure: Talroo paid…
Another Chatbot Gets CASH
Mar 6 • 2 min
Who just got CASH? Take a listen…
TED + SXSW = The Gathering w/ Ryan Gill
Mar 4 • 16 min
How do you end the conference that Forbes calls the best “Marketing Conference To Check Out In 2019”? Talk to the guy who helped start the whole thing, of course. He also has an employment startup called Communo. Enjoy.
ZipRecruiter CANADA Ehh?
Mar 3 • 2 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group a leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the Fortune 100 to the…
WTF IBM?
Feb 28 • 45 min
To say this week’s episode is a bit disjointed would be an understatement. But hey, we just comment on what we see happening in the world of recruitment. So, here’s a taste: CareerBuilder is still a dumpster fire, IBM really screwed up and this “Uber for…
Wait, Who Just Raised How Much Money?
Feb 28 • 2 min
Someone made it rain this week.
Conference Roundup: The Gathering (There Will Be Beer)
Feb 25 • 32 min
The boys invaded Banff in Canada last week and not only evaded arrest, but were able to record a damned good weekly show full of news, surprise guests and lots of Canadian strange brew. Enjoy and give our sponsors some love, eh? Sovren, Canvas and JobAdX…
Fast Company Magazine Highlights 2 Recruiting Solutions as ‘Most Innovative’
Feb 21 • 2 min
Who made the list? Listen and find out.
Interview: Josh Wright, Chief Economist @ iCIMS
Feb 18 • 34 min
What happens when you put together two meatheads with public school educations and a chief economist with degrees from Yale and Harvard? God help us, we’re about to find out. The boys have a nice chat with Josh Wright of iCIMS about the gig economy and…
iCIMS Throat-Punches Indeed
Feb 14 • 46 min
Feel the love on this Valentine’s Day episode of The Chad & Cheese Podcast. Let the boys buy you a drink and weave tales of Indeed getting throat-punched by Google for Jobs, Jobvite backing up the Brinks to compete in the arms race for HR tech supremacy,…
Sowash vs. LaRocque
Feb 13 • 33 min
George LaRocque with HRwins.com recently published a job seeker survey. Chad had a lot of problems with it. So we did a podcast. Like to hear it, here it goes … enjoy this Uncommon exclusive.
Indeed Gets a New CEO
Feb 13 • 2 min
Who can it be now?
Jobvite, TMP Acquisitions
Feb 12 • 3 min
The M&A wheel keeps turnin’.
Interview: Thom Kenney, CEO @ Smashfly
Feb 11 • 31 min
Are employers gaming Glassdoor? Smashfly CEO Thom Kenney has an opinion that you have to hear. Oh, and he covers a lot more than that with the boys on this Nexxt exclusive. Enjoy.
Recruiting Startup Award Nominees Announced
Feb 11 • 2 min
Hiring Success, the conference put on annually by SmartRecruiters in San Francisco in Feb., is once again doing their Recruiting Startup Award where 5 companies get to pitch their business to investors and industry leaders to win $10,000 in sponsorship…
iCIMS Data: Bad News for Indeed
Feb 8 • 2 min
New data coming out of iCIMS paints a grim picture for Indeed and its fellow job board brethren. Enjoy this Judge exclusive.
Craigslist Makes a Billion, Monster Announces Layoffs
Feb 7 • 44 min
It was Super Bowl hangover week, so the boys discuss takeaways from advertising’s biggest day, including winners and losers. What else happened this week? How about layoffs and Monster, a report declaring Craigslist is now a billion dollar money-making…
Monster Layoffs – Gutz Cuts
Feb 6 • 2 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The Judge Group A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
Interview: Jim Stroud
Feb 5 • 33 min
Jim Stroud is a sourcing legend. He’s seen it and done it all. On this Uncommon exclusive, the boys cover everything from the most effective ways to contact prospects, the future of sourcing and why he doesn’t want Google to know what he’s up to. Grab a…
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Vote NOW!
Feb 5 • 2 min
This SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT brought to you by Emissary.ai. It’s that time people! It’s time to VOTE! No not for President — FOR YOUR FAVORITE Chad & Cheese t-shirt design… The Chad & Cheese Podcast is preparing for SPRING conference season, which means…
Ultimate Software To Go Private, Accepts $11 Billion Cash Offer
Feb 5 • 3 min
Ultimate Software on Monday said it will be acquired by an investor group in a cash deal valued at $11 billion. Ultimate Software stock soared by nearly 20% as a result.
Every Job Board Must Get Stoned
Jan 31 • 47 min
The end of January is supposed to be boring. Nay, say Chad & Cheese. The boys dig into Indeed’s assault on staffing agencies, Amazon’s war on Walmart and weed’s march toward legality. Don’t ghost me, bro, and make sure to visit our sponsors Sovren, JobAdX…
Candidate.ID Embraces Its Inner Braveheart [Video]
Jan 30 • 1 min
Chad & Cheese are taking Death Match to Europe this Spring. Here’s Candidate.ID’s response.
Europe Trolls Chad & Cheese
Jan 29 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The Judge Group A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
Debate: Are Companies Gaming Glassdoor?
Jan 24 • 47 min
CareerBuilder acquired a company with a funny name, companies are gaming Glassdoor to make themselves look better (or are they?), and Africa is the next hub for tech talent, compliments of Al Gore. And much more, including weed, porn and hangovers. Enjoy…
CareerBuilder Makes Acquisition
Jan 24 • 2 min
CareerBuilder just acquired a company with a funny name. Listen to this Judge exclusive to reveal the news.
Goin’ Deep with Hung Lee
Jan 22 • 44 min
Over 11,000 subscribers tune into Hung Lee’s Recruiting Brainfood every week. To say the dude knows his shit is an understatement, and Chad & Cheese explore a wide variety of topics with this snarky Brit. Enjoy this Nexxt exclusive.
Penis Swastika
Jan 17 • 43 min
Put the kids away for this one. The boys are discussing Slack’s new logo, Ladders taking innovation to the bottom rung, Gillette’s new ad campaign and masturbation in the military. Your eardrums are going to need a thorough cleaning. Enjoy, and give our…
Now This Startup Knows How To Accept a Challenge
Jan 16 • 1 min
Chad & Cheese are taking their world famous Death Match to Europe this year … and this is one startup that knows how to accept the challenge.
Ladders Unveils Game Changing Tech … NOT
Jan 15 • 3 min
Did you see what Ladders just launched? Get ready to feel like its 2007.
Firing Squad: SquarePeg
Jan 14 • 37 min
Matching sites in the early days sucked. Now they’re kinda good, thanks to AI and a bunch of online profiles, which wasn’t the case in 2006, for example. So here comes SquarePeg. Does this matching contender have what it takes, or are they gettin’ the…
CareerBuilder Sharpens Ax
Jan 10 • 50 min
We got your New Year’s resolution right here, pal! The boys and back and breaking down recent rightsizing at CareerBuilder, uncovering the buyer who dropped $200,000 to buy the jobster.com domain and ranting on Oracle lies and the NFL’s agism. Enjoy and…
New Year, New Dumpster Fire at CareerBuilder
Jan 10 • 3 min
Hi kids, it’s The Shred for Jan. 10, 2019. Employee engagement can be tough. It can be the difference between attracting and retaining top talent, getting candidate referrals, and receiving positive reviews for your business. Chad & Cheese have partnered…
Demopocalypse: TalkPush
Jan 9 • 37 min
Here to kill your ATS is TalkPush, the conversational CRM. You have been warned.
Interview: Mike Woodrow, Aspen Technology Labs
Jan 9 • 31 min
We saw Mike present at a conference last year, and the dude’s knowledge of the recruitment industry, Google for Jobs and even Amazon’s foray into jobs is super intriguing. As a result, we cover a wide variety of recruiting industry topics on this Uncommon…
2019 Predictions w/ Special Guest Tim Sackett
Jan 3 • 47 min
What could be better than predictions for the New Year by Chad & Cheese? How about those two being joined by industry veteran Tim Sackett? Well, your wish is our command. Enjoy, and continue supporting our sponsors in the new year. Sovren, JobAdX and…
Jobster is BACK!
Jan 3 • 4 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The Judge Group A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
Year in Review (Naughty & Nice List)
Dec 27, 2018 • 55 min
Our 2018 review. Go!
Interview: Survey Monkey’s Chief People Officer
Dec 26, 2018 • 34 min
Enjoy this Nexxt exclusive. Survey Monkey is the premier surveying tool on the market. And if you’re company isn’t surveying employees and interviewees, you’re doing it wrong. Becky Cantieri, Survey Monkey’s Chief People Officer, lays out how they keep…
The Christmas Episode
Dec 20, 2018 • 45 min
Ho-ho-Oh No! What should’ve been a laid back week has done blowed-up. Crowded goes through major ch-ch-changes in the C-suite, Indeed says “no,” while ZipRecruiter says “yes,” people are attacking self-driving cars and “ninja” is trending as a job title.…
Crowded.com Gets All-Shook-Up
Dec 20, 2018 • 2 min
Hi kids, it’s The Shred for Dec. 20, 2018. Employee engagement can be tough. It can be the difference between attracting and retaining top talent, getting candidate referrals, and receiving positive reviews for your business. Chad & Cheese have partnered…
Interview: Tom Becker @ Judge.com
Dec 20, 2018 • 29 min
Talk about a dude who knows his shit. Industry veteran Tom Becker, EVP at Judge, has seen it all as a recruiter over the past 20 years. Get your learn on, kids!
Catching Up With Monster.com
Dec 18, 2018 • 37 min
Scott Gutz, Monster’s CEO, has been on the job about 6 mos. To say he has his work cut out for him and his team is a gross understatement. For over a decade, Monster enjoyed being the top brand in the employment industry. Those days are gone, as job…
Here Are The HR Vendors Who Made Comparably’s ‘Best of’ Lists
Dec 14, 2018 • 3 min
Glassdoor wannabe Comparably has released their best places to work lists. Lots of HR vendors were recognized. Here they are. And checkout http://bit.ly/judgeinsights for our latest free download.
Indeed.com Christmas Sweaters Got Chad All Hot-and-Bothered
Dec 13, 2018 • 43 min
Don’t shoot your eye out, kids! This week, Indeed’s ugly Christmas sweaters have Chad all hot-and-bothered (Joel, not-so-much). Plus, Microsoft is building the Death Star of workforce platforms, Comparably does its best Glassdoor imitation, and branded…
Firing Squad: tilr CEO, Carisa Miklusak
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
Can a couple of CareerBuilder alums really make a dent in the growing on-demand workforce platform wars? We grill CEO and co-founder Carisa Miklusak to find out. Enjoy this Talroo exclusive.
Digging Into Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work
Dec 6, 2018 • 40 min
Like the Oscars, Emmy’s or Razzies, employers around the world await Glassdoor’s ‘Best Places to Work’ with great anticipation. Us, not so much, but we’ll discuss it anyway. We’ll also dig into Google’s candidate discovery coming out of beta, LinkedIn’s…
Interview: Peter Weddle, Author of ‘Circa 2118’
Dec 5, 2018 • 38 min
On this Nexxt exclusive podcast, the boys interview industry icon Peter Weddle about his latest book, Circa 2118. It’s a must-read for anyone in the recruiting industry, where robotics, automation and AI are set to change things dramatically over the next…
Straight Outta Beta: Hire by Google Takes the Training Wheels Off Candidate Discovery
Dec 4, 2018 • 2 min
Now, Candidate Discovery is available for everyone. Hire by Google has been beta-testing the new feature since March 2018. Enjoy, and visit Shred sponsor Judge.com today.
Checking In With Vervoe [VIDEO]
Dec 4, 2018 • 32 min
Vervoe was the first-ever sucker to agree to come on Firing Squad, so we’ve always had a soft spot for them. We also don’t speak Australian, so demos work really well for us. If your keeping score at home, the company is growing, raising money and even…
LinkedIn Lands on Naughty List
Nov 29, 2018 • 43 min
The holidays are upon us. LinkedIn is on the naughty list. Indeed is getting crossed-off a lot of wish lists. And your employees want to party all the time, Eddie Murphy-style. Enjoy and be sure to leave sponsors JobAdX, Sovren and Canvas milk-and-cookies…
The Chatbot Episode
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
Chatbots have been all the rage in 2018. They’re everywhere, and read like an all-girl pop band. Mya, Olivia, AllyO and others are bringing automation to communication throughout the recruiting process. To make sense of it all, Chad & Cheese bring Queen…
E&Y Wins, Then Hangs
Nov 27, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The JudgeGroup A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
LinkedIn Launches Snapchat Wannabe
Nov 26, 2018 • 53 min
Thanksgiving is over, and business is business, so the boys are back in the saddle and breaking down the recruiting industry’s hottest news, including LinkedIn shutting down downloads and taking on Snapchat, Amazon tiptoeing into the job board game and…
Workable & Wonolo GET PAID!
Nov 20, 2018 • 5 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The JudgeGroup A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
Uncommon’s New Sourcing Feature [VIDEO]
Nov 20, 2018 • 40 min
You know Uncommon for its programmatic recruitment advertising. But did you know they now provide an automated sourcing tool that helps employers access 150 million candidates … right now? Get your active and passive candidates in balance today by…
Trump’s Job Board Fetish
Nov 16, 2018 • 44 min
Trump and job boards finally made the podcast as one story. Rejoice and all hail the podcast gods. What else is in this week’s show? Indeed hates your talent network, Google likes it on top and LinkedIn is putting another $2 billion in the kitty this year…
Firing Squad: Jobiak
Nov 14, 2018 • 33 min
Jobiak promises to take job postings and put them on Google for Jobs, SEO ’em and throw-in a good helping of AI. Can they survive the firing squad? Gotta listen to this Talroo exclusive to find out.
ZipRecruiter Adds Badasses to Board of Directors
Nov 13, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred for November 13, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Guys, blockchain is all the rage right now. And if you’re like most of us, the whole thing is confusing, right? Don’t worry. Chad and I have been working with Judge to give you the…
HiringSolved Dumped HOW MANY Candidate Profiles Because of GDPR?
Nov 13, 2018 • 43 min
Live from New York, the boys recorded the weekly show at HireConf, HiringSolved’s conference. In addition to covering news from Monster, Dice, Glassdoor and Under Armour, there’s a riveting interview with HiringSolved co-founder and CEO Shon Burton.…
TextRecruit, Acquisitions, and BadAssery
Nov 8, 2018 • 37 min
At the iCIMS analyst day last month, the boys sat down with Erik Kostelnik, founder and CEO at TextRecruit, a recent acquisition by iCIMS. If you’ve never heard Erik, you’re in for a treat. We talk CareerBuilder, Dice, chatbots, competing with Slack and…
The Sweetest Sound
Nov 7, 2018 • 6 min
Chad – Welcome to the last installment of this three-part Chad & Cheese iCIMS iNFLUENCE 2018 Series. In mid-Oct when Joel and I flew to NJ and landed at iCIMS HQ we really didn’t know what to expect. What we got was an event where Colin Day, iCIMS CEO and…
Uncommon Drops New Automated Sourcing Tool
Nov 6, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred for November 6, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Guys, blockchain is all the rage right now. And if you’re like most of us, the whole thing is confusing, right? Don’t worry. Chad and I have been working with Judge to give you the foremost…
Firing Squad: XOR.ai
Nov 6, 2018 • 35 min
We were totally unprepared for this chatbot startup. Mostly, because of the mere fact that they’re so far off the radar. They sound more like a Marvel villain. Boy, we did not see the Firing Squad that unfolded coming. How’d it go? Gotta listen to this…
Facebook Launching Workplace.com
Nov 2, 2018 • 45 min
Straight off Halloween’s sugar high, the boys are in rare form this week, talkin’ Handshake’s latest round of investment, protests at Google, the sale of eHarmony, Facebook’s rumored Workplace.com … and we absolutely kill Ladders latest offering. Enjoy,…
Tricks for Monster.com, Treats for Handshake
Oct 31, 2018 • 3 min
Happy Halloween, it’s The Shred for October 31, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Guys, blockchain is all the rage right now. And if you’re like most of us, the whole thing is confusing, right? Don’t worry. Chad and I have been working with Judge to give…
Interview: Adam Godson of Cielo – RecTech Bad Ass
Oct 31, 2018 • 30 min
When you want to talk recruitment tech you need to call upon one of the very few BAD ASS RPO tech overloads around the globe. So that’s exactly what Chad & Cheese did… Adam Godson is High Commander of Tech Solutions at Cielo – that’s what I call him –…
Kill the Middleman
Oct 29, 2018 • 4 min
iCims pushes toward a true end-to-end Talent Acquisition platform. Chad – Welcome to another installment of Chad & Cheese iCIMS iNFLUENCE 2018 Series. In mid-Oct Joel and I flew to NJ and landed at iCIMS HQ for the iCIMS iNFLUENCE event. During the event…
Be Afraid … Be Very Afraid!
Oct 25, 2018 • 47 min
It’s the Halloween edition of The Chad & Cheese Podcast, which means the boys are counting down everything in recruitment that scared the hell out of them. Hint: The bots are coming! Also, Indeed is crushing it, ZipRecruiter is mobilizing it, and Uber is…
ZipRecruiter Launches Job Seeker Profiles
Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min
Hey ghouls and goblins, it’s The Shred for October 24, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Guys, blockchain is all the rage right now. And if you’re like most of us, the whole thing is confusing, right? Don’t worry. Chad and I have been working with Judge…
What Google Wants
Oct 24, 2018 • 3 min
Being an industry leader isn’t easy… Constantly fighting the good fight, providing for clients and job seekers while protecting your flanks and reinventing the entire recruitment industry… That’s exactly what iCIMS leadership is doing. . In mid-Oct Joel…
LinkedIn Introduces Talent Hub (Raw & Unedited)
Oct 23, 2018 • 9 min
In the raw: The full audio from LinkedIn’s recent announcement of Talent Hub, their applicant tracking solution (ATS).
LinkedIn’s Blacklist, Blinders & Creepy Clowns
Oct 18, 2018 • 48 min
Holy Hell! Halloween must be close, because companies are losing their minds and scaring the shit out of us. On this week’s show, LinkedIn might have a blacklist, Indeed is 86’ing staffing firms, companies are putting blinders on their desk jockeys and…
Indeed Holds Staffing Hostage
Oct 18, 2018 • 4 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… The Judge Group A leader in technology and healthcare staffing providing top talent to organizations ranging from the…
Death Match Winner – Canvas
Oct 17, 2018 • 19 min
Canvas recently faced a panel of four judges at TAtech in New Orleans for Chad & Cheese’s Death Match competition, pitting four start-ups against each other. They were cool under pressure and came out victorious. Listen now to see how it went down.
LinkedIn! LinkedIn! LinkedIn!
Oct 12, 2018 • 43 min
If you can’t guess from this week’s title, LinkedIn did a bunch of stuff, including launching an applicant tracking system and buying an employee engagement company for (gulp!) $400 or so million. Also, Amazon dumps AI recruiting, Facebook remains serious…
Death Match – Uncommon
Oct 11, 2018 • 18 min
Uncommon recently faced a panel of four judges at TAtech in New Orleans for Chad & Cheese’s Death Match competition pitting four start-ups against each other. Listen now to see how it went down.
LinkedIn Launches ATS
Oct 10, 2018 • 3 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for October 10, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Talkin’ Disability with Julie Sowash
Oct 10, 2018 • 34 min
Disability is on the minds of many employers. Companies of all shapes and sizes are looking to employ talent from the largest, most diverse minority community in the world … people with disabilities. Chad and Cheese sit down with Julie Sowash (yeah, that…
Death Match – TalkPush
Oct 9, 2018 • 19 min
TalkPush recently faced a panel of four judges at TAtech in New Orleans for Chad & Cheese’s Death Match competition pitting four start-ups against each other. Listen now to see how it went down.
IPO Buzz: Upwork, Slack, ZipRecruiter
Oct 5, 2018 • 45 min
Wall Street has been a major snoozer when it’s come to employment websites for many years. After a major tease job by Glassdoor this year, it’s looking like things are finally starting to heat-up with Upwork, Slack and ZipRecruiter all making noise on The…
Death Match Postgame with Chad & Cheese (Video)
Oct 3, 2018 • 5 min
Chad & Cheese sum-up TAtech’s Death Match competition. With beers, of course.
Death Match – AllyO
Oct 3, 2018 • 19 min
AllyO recently faced a panel of four judges at TAtech in New Orleans for Chad & Cheese’s Death Match competition pitting four start-ups against each other. Listen now to see how it went down for them.
TextRecruit, Upwork and Amazon, Oh My!
Oct 2, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for October 2, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Slack is Literally Killing Email
Oct 2, 2018 • 42 min
Still licking a few wounds from a week of traveling, the boys chugged enough Pedialyte to sit down for a recap of TAtech and SourceCon, as well as catch up on some news from Pandora and Slack. Big shoutout for those who voted us Best Podcast / Blog … it…
TAtech NOLA Post-Game Show
Oct 1, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News and of course My Opinion — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Judge has over 50 years of experience and success in recruiting all kinds of talent – say you need…
ZipRecruiter is Droppin’ Mad Stacks
Sep 21, 2018 • 38 min
Hot off HR Tech in Vegas and before they head to New Orleans for TA Tech, the boys are covering the industry as only they can. CareerBuilder hopes you’ll finally fall in love with augmented reality (you won’t), ZipRecruiter just sponsored the world’s most…
Is That Google In Your Pocket? (Or Just Happy To See Me?)
Sep 20, 2018 • 2 min
9/20/18 SHRED It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News and Opinion — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Judge has over 50 years of experience and success in recruiting all kinds of talent – say you…
HR Tech Conference Post-Game Show
Sep 18, 2018 • 36 min
Still a tad hungover from the HR Technology Conference in Vegas last week, the boys do a little post-game analysis. Enjoy, and visit our sponsors: Sovren and JobAdX.
CareerBuilder Revamps Mobile App
Sep 12, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for September 12, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Talkin’ Diversity with Torin Ellis
Sep 12, 2018 • 39 min
The boys have a conversation on diversity with bad-ass MF Torin Ellis. Buckle-up for this Nexxt exclusive.
CareerBuilder Dumps CEO
Sep 10, 2018 • 38 min
It was just a matter of time. After a 14-year run, Matt Ferguson is no longer CEO of CareerBuilder. The boys share the details and there opinion about what’s next. Also, Upwork files IPO, surveys galore leading up the HR Tech and tattoos. Enjoy, and visit…
Matt Ferguson OUT as CareerBuilder CEO
Sep 4, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for September 4, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Strippers, Boats & Apps
Aug 31, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Judge has over 50 years of experience and success in recruiting all kinds of talent – say you need IT or maybe even…
Amazon Unleashes Tweeting Worker Zombies
Aug 31, 2018 • 45 min
For most podcasters and bloggers, the weeks leading up to the HR Tech Conference are akin to a bucket o’ crickets. Not much to say. But Chad & Cheese aren’t slowing down. This week, Google embraces military veterans (and Google’s minions cheer!),…
Interview: Smashfly’s VP of Marketing
Aug 29, 2018 • 30 min
On this Uncommon exclusive, the boys interview Smashfly‘s VP of Marketing, Josh Zywein (pronounced “zwayne”) to cover a broad spectrum of topics, including Zywein’s opinion on chatbots, how job boards are doing in Google’s World and the next big thing.…
Google Upgrades Job Search
Aug 28, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Judge has over 48 years of experience and success in recruiting all kinds of talent – say you need IT or maybe even…
WTF is Monster Studios?
Aug 24, 2018 • 34 min
With the HR Tech Conference right around the corner, there’s no stopping the news cycle in recruitment. This week, the boys discuss Bing doing its best Google for Jobs impression, Monster Releasing a new iOS app … sorta, the ReSi Finalists, Vervoe making…
BING Goes Google for Jobs
Aug 23, 2018 • 3 min
August 23 2018 It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Judge has over 48 years of experience and success in recruiting all kinds of talent – say you need IT or…
Interview: Dan Sirk, CMO @ Kununu
Aug 22, 2018 • 18 min
Employment branding is a hot trend. While most think of Glassdoor or Indeed when the topic of anonymous employee reviews comes up, there’s an entire universe of platforms hoping to help employers improve their reputation, both nationally and globally.…
Indeed Gives Google for Jobs a Big FU
Aug 17, 2018 • 44 min
Money keeps flowing. Perkspot, ClearCompany and iCIMS all rang the cash register this week. Upwork went full-on Enterprise. Indeed’s parent company says they have the numbers to make Google for Jobs nervous and Smashfly introduces us to Emerson. Big fun!…
iCIMS Goes Cha-Ching!
Aug 16, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for August 18, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Firing Squad: ZAPinfo (Formerly WebClipDrop)
Aug 15, 2018 • 38 min
The guy behind Techies.com and Jobs2Web has a startup called ZAPinfo hoping to disrupt the sourcing scene. What do Chad & Cheese think? Gotta listen to this Talroo exclusive.
PerkSpot, ClearCompany Makin’ It Rain
Aug 14, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for August 14, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct…
Google Feeds, Dice Bleeds & CareerBuilder Shrinks
Aug 10, 2018 • 41 min
It was another busy week. Rumors have Google adding searches to an unusual place, Dice reports earnings and CareerBuilder is abandoning its post downtown Chicago digs for a much smaller one. Enjoy, and support our awesome sponsors, America’s Job Exchange,…
Dice Reports, CareerBuilder Downsizes
Aug 8, 2018 • 3 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for Aug. 8, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct hire…
Interview: Bullhorn’s CMO
Aug 8, 2018 • 34 min
Another Nexxt exclusive, this month the boys have a chat with Bullhorn’s CMO Gordon Burns about the current state of marketing in the recruitment space on the heels of their annual survey. Notably, the guys dig into the most popular (and unpopular)…
Baby Bathrobes
Aug 3, 2018 • 54 min
Searching it hard. You have to type words and push Enter. Nobody has time for that, which must be the reason why Facebook and Google are making life more tolerable for recruiters by just serving up perfect candidates without all that searchings stuff. The…
Google is Dropping Bombs!
Jul 31, 2018 • 4 min
THE SHRED — 7-31-2018 It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… Who is this Judge Group I keep hearing about? Well, Judge has over 48 years of experience and success…
Facebook, Google Prepare to Play Matchmaker
Jul 27, 2018 • 2 min
Hey kids, it’s The Shred for July 27, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical direct hire…
Interview: Elena Valentine, CEO & Cofounder at Skill Scout
Jul 27, 2018 • 28 min
Video is huge. No surprise there. But how does it impact employment? Chad sits down with Elena Valentine, CEO and cofounder at Skill Scout to find out. Enjoy, and support our sponsors America’s Job Exchange, Sovren and JobAdX.
Interview: Joe Shaker Jr., President of Shaker Recruitment Marketing
Jul 25, 2018 • 33 min
It took over a year to convince Joe Shaker, Jr., president of Shaker Recruitment Marketing to be a guest on The Chad & Cheese Podcast, but he acquiesced. The state of the recruitment ad agency is as interesting as it’s ever been. From newspapers to job…
Snag Ousts CEO — MSFT Targets Slack
Jul 20, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash The Shred is brought to you by The Judge Group… What exactly is The Judge Group, well Judge has over 48 years of experience and success in recruiting talent – namely IT…
Text Recruiting Wars Heat-Up
Jul 20, 2018 • 37 min
The boys discuss updates on the text recruiting wars, featuring the likes of Jobvite, TextRecruit, iCIMS, Canvas and Emissary. Plus, Chad talks “shortage,” acquisitions by Ultimate Software and Slack, and, of course, what episode would be complete without…
Ultimate Software, Slack Make Acquisitions
Jul 18, 2018 • 2 min
Hey boys and girls, it’s The Shred for July 18, 2018, brought to you by Judge.com. Whether you’re moving your systems to the cloud, building out a team for your next project, finding healthcare talent for your organization, filling that mission critical…
Following the Money in HR Tech
Jul 17, 2018 • 27 min
The boys breakdown the who, what, why and how of all the investment money flowing into recruitment technology startups with industry analyst George Laroque. This podcast is an exclusive from Uncommon.
Greenhouse rakes in $50m
Jul 13, 2018 • 3 min
It’s The Shred – a mini-Chad and Cheese bite of Breaking News — This is Chad Sowash Greenhouse ATS and Recruiting Software scored $50 million in Series D funding from Riverwood Capital. What the Hell are they going to do with that kinda cash? Well,…
Shaker Shakes Things Up
Jul 12, 2018 • 41 min
The boys are back after a July 4th break and there’s a lot to cover. Shaker Recruitment Marketing makes an acquisition, Google embraces the Union Jack, voice assistants go commercial, CareerBuilder continues to burn and lots more. Enjoy, and give our…
Bleeding at CareerBuilder Continues
Jul 11, 2018 • 2 min
The bleeding over at CareerBuilder continues. Multiple sources are informing us that three more executives are gone. It’s a mix of terminations and just getting the hell off the Titanic.
Firing Squad: AllyO
Jul 10, 2018 • 32 min
AllyO touts itself as an end-to-end solution for recruitment. But if you think it’s just another chatbot waiting to board the commoditization train, well, you might be right. Or wrong. You’ll have to listen to see if this start-up cuts the mustard and…
Interview: Groupon’s James Ellis
Jul 6, 2018 • 46 min
On a slow week that saw us celebrating America’s birthday, the boys are taking a break from the weekly rundown and chatting with Groupon’s head of global employment brand, James Ellis. Chad cornered the poor guy at a recent conference and dug into a wide…
The Shred: July 5 News — Google
Jul 5, 2018 • 4 min
The Chad & Cheese Podcast brings introduces THE SHRED — breaking Recruitment Industry News Topics Google for Jobs rumored to be launching soon in the UK The Arland Group ACQUIRED by Shaker Recruitment Marketing — Sponsored by The Judge Group — Judge.com
Down Goes Slack!
Jun 29, 2018 • 42 min
Chad’s back! And he’s probably sporting a beret this week as the boys are talkin’ LinkedIn’s foray into the SMB market, on-demand worker platforms boom and Slack going down (ensue internet meltdown). Your ears will thank you. Enjoy, and checkout sponsors…
Snagajob Rumors
Jun 22, 2018 • 26 min
This week, Google keeps googling, Juju (who? who?) pulls the ripcord and rumors are swirling around Snag.co (better known as Snagajob). And the funding keeps flowing. Enjoy and show our sponsors some love: America’s Job Exchange, Sovren and JobAdX.
Interview: Anoop Gupta, SeekOut CEO
Jun 21, 2018 • 32 min
It’s not everyday you get to talk to someone who was a direct report to Bill Gates, but Chad & Cheese have done it. Meet Anoop Gupta, co-founder and CEO of SeekOut and Microsoft veteran. This is a Nexxt exclusive.
CareerBuilder Faces Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Jun 15, 2018 • 31 min
It’s the Father’s Day weekend edition of The Chad and Cheese Podcast. On this week’s episode, CareerBuilder gets slapped with a sexual harassment lawsuit (yes, the dumpster fire rages on), Microsoft wasn’t the only one who wanted GitHub and we find out…
Firing Squad: HireVisor
Jun 13, 2018 • 31 min
Startup HireVisor faces the firing squad. Will their warm-and-fuzzy, sharing-is-caring business model pass the test? Gotta listen to this Talroo exclusive if you want to find out.
Microsoft Buys GitHub
Jun 7, 2018 • 35 min
With Chad in Europe for the next 3 weeks, Cheese pulls a Lionel Richie and goes solo, talkin’ news and opinion on Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub. Who are the winner and losers? Additionally, Facebook and LinkedIn are in the news with new tools aiding…
Interview w/ Colin Day, CEO at iCIMS – An Uncommon.co Exclusive
Jun 6, 2018 • 43 min
Colin Day, founder, chairman and CEO at popular ATS iCIMS doesn’t pull any punches. He’s more than happy to give his honest opinion on everything from Indeed’s future to Google’s reign to ‘Freemium’ ATS providers. And Chad and Cheese are more than happy…
Huh? Indeed Buys Resume.com
May 31, 2018 • 41 min
Indeed keeps building-up that moat against Google, but the latest acquisition of Resume.com has the boys shaking their heads. Plus Dice still has a pulse, Walmart is sending the blue vests to college and ZipRecruiter flexes. Enjoy, and show sponsors…
Money, Money, Money … and Millennials
May 25, 2018 • 47 min
If you thought an upcoming holiday weekend would mean a slow week in the recruiting industry, then you’re gravely mistaken, kiddies. Chad & Cheese bring da noise and da funk on a episode featuring Phenom People, Vervoe, Job.com, Indeed, and Millennials…
Uncommon.co Demo [Video]
May 23, 2018 • 41 min
The boys checkout Uncommon.co‘s product demo. And there’s beer too. Enjoy.
Indeed Embraces Its Inner Glassdoor
May 18, 2018 • 45 min
Indeed had its annual event this week. News and opinion from the show highlight this week’s episode. Also, Google for Jobs referral traffic numbers are coming out, .jobs is .gone for Direct Employers Association and Starbucks is a real shit-show,…
Firing Squad: Woo.io
May 16, 2018 • 33 min
Were the boys wooed by Woo? You’ll have to listen to find out on this Talroo exclusive.
Glassdoor Gets Acquired
May 10, 2018 • 42 min
What started out as a pretty slow week certainly picked up by Hump Day. Glassdoor was acquired by Indeed’s parent company for $1.2 billion. The boys discuss the who, what and why. Monster has a new CEO and CareerBuilder goes down. Job boards are free for…
Interview with Jobalign’s CEO – A Nexxt Exclusive
May 9, 2018 • 25 min
If you’re hiring hourly workers today, you feel pain. Services like Jobalign are at the forefront of working to solve this problem. Chad and Cheese dive in to find out more. Enjoy this Nexxt exclusive.
Monster Goes Geico
May 4, 2018 • 43 min
On this week’s show, CareerBuilder and Monster have opposing strategies on job search, Monster’s new ads go “all Geico,” Stepstone buys Universum, Facebook is focused on @Work, Russians make an HR robot, brain sensors take over, PrivateService.jobs…
Interview: Tony Lee of SHRM – Uncommon.co Exclusive
May 2, 2018 • 38 min
An Uncommon exclusive … the boys sit down with industry icon Tony Lee for a walk down Memory Lane, an update on what’s new at SHRM and even talk a little Cheap Trick. If you remember Cheezhead, OCC and when Monster had “The” and “Board” as brand bookends,…
CareerBuilder Says Sell! Sell! Sell!
Apr 29, 2018 • 42 min
The mergers and acquisitions market is heating up this week. Names like CareerBuilder, Adecco and PeopleFluent keep things interesting. Plus Google for Jobs gets busy internationally. Enjoy, and visit our sponsors: Sovren, America’s Job Exchange and…
Interview with the CEOs of Talroo (Formerly Jobs2Careers) and JobAdX
Apr 25, 2018 • 53 min
Live from SHRM Talent in Las Vegas earlier this week, Chad & Cheese sit down with two of the most exciting companies around today, in two of the most talked about technologies. Thad Price, CEO of Talroo, formerly Jobs2Careers, talks rebranding and the…
Tales from Indeed’s Acquisition of Workopolis – Nexxt Exclusive
Apr 22, 2018 • 39 min
Live from TAtech in Las Vegas, the boys cover a wide variety of topics and break some news about what happened at Workopolis after Indeed acquired the company. Enjoy. And be sure to visit this podcast’s exclusive sponsor, Nexxt.
Indeed Jail
Apr 17, 2018 • 13 min
Industry veteran Tim Sackett discusses the trials and tribulations of being sentenced to Indeed “jail.” You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll long for an alternative to Indeed. Enjoy.
CareerBuilder is a Trainwreck
Apr 13, 2018 • 61 min
If you only listen to one episode of The Chad & Cheese Podcast, this one might be it. CareerBuilder is a mess right now, according to our sources. We’re talkin’ execs jumping ship, layoffs, angry sales people and a lot of bitter ‘Builders. Tune in for all…
Firing Squad: RoboRecruiter
Apr 11, 2018 • 32 min
There’s a lot of confusion around chatbots in recruiting. Do you need one? Which one? How much? Questions abound on this technology that serves as a buzzword at every conference and practically every blog post online. RoboRecruiter thinks chatbots are not…
Interviews from ERE: VideoMyJob, YouVisit, Seekout, AllyO
Apr 9, 2018 • 29 min
Hey kids, this week Joel was in San Diego at ERE and Chad was in San Francisco at a Biddle Consulting Group Institute Summit – swanky right? Luckily between naps Joel was able to get some quick interviews from: VideoMyJob – Kristen Graham, Co-founder…
Interview: Clinch & Smashly | Nexxt Exclusive
Apr 4, 2018 • 11 min
Another Nexxt exclusive podcast, the boys sit down with two of the hottest TA tech companies in the vendor space: Clinch and Smashfly. Enjoy.
Hey Indeed, Thanks For Ruining a Perfectly Good Song From Our Childhood!
Mar 30, 2018 • 45 min
After a bit of hiatus and a stint at the Guiness Recover Unit at the local hospital, Chad & Cheese are back in the groove, sticking it to everyone who, let’s be honest, deserve it. Here’s a taste: Indeed’s new commercial has us scratching our heads and…
Firing Squad – Uncommon.co
Mar 29, 2018 • 35 min
People on LinkedIn aren’t looking for a job and too many candidates on job boards aren’t qualified. Therein lies the heart of start-up Uncommon.co and how it hopes to break through the crowded space of recruitment technology. The company says it uses AI…
Interview: Hire with Google’s Bogomil Balkansky – A Nexxt Exclusive
Mar 28, 2018 • 11 min
A Nexxt exclusive! One of the biggest treats from our time at TAtech in Ireland this month was the opportunity to see Hire with Google’s Bogomil Balkansky, VP Cloud Recruiting Solutions, present. A bigger treat was the opportunity to interview Bogomil at…
Interview: PandoLogic & CandidateID
Mar 23, 2018 • 15 min
The boys are still working through hangovers from a week in Ireland, but our pain is your gain. We were able to land a handful of interviews at the Guinness brewery. For this week’s episode, we chat with Terry Baker from PandoLogic and Adam Gordon from…
Live in Dublin for TAtech Europe
Mar 17, 2018 • 30 min
The boys take their act across the Atlantic for TAtech Europe, conveniently scheduled around St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!
Glassdoor Raising Prices
Mar 9, 2018 • 48 min
Call it the International Women’s Day episode, although it’s mostly about Millennial-bashing. This week: United Airlines does a U-turn on bonus lottery Glassdoor sends out conflicting messages about a price increase Burger King torches traditional…