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How Conectys kept the office fun factor during the lockdown

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Max interviews Cristina Mihai, VP of HR and Communications, at Conectys. As they review what’s hot (and what’s not so hot) in recruitment tech, she dives into the world of high-end BPO recruitment. She also goes over management challenges of remote work, keeping people happy, and dealing with new tech in regions where Internet isn’t reliable.

After 20 Years Hiring at American Eagle - The Current Retail Landscape

When you're in talent acquisition, nothing beats, actual operational experience. Jen Thornton, CEO of Three O Four coaching, formerly Head of International HR at American Eagle, talks about the current retail hiring landscape, how to virtually manage large scale operations, and getting the right mix of people regionally and globally.

How Boston became the “Silicon Valley” of TA Tech - George Laroque from Unleashed

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, George Laroque, SVP of Insights at Unleashed, walks us through his 30 years in the industry and how to spot emerging tech and best recruiting practices by paying close attention to the market. Right now, it’s all about consolidation and ramping up internal analytics and data capacity.

Remote Hiring: Global Approach with a Regional Flavor - Aarthi Rajasekaran from VDart Inc.

In the latest episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Max interviews Aarthi Rajasekaran, director of procurement and strategic sourcing at VDart Inc. It’s an interview packed with industry secrets! Aarthi talks about globalizing hiring efforts online with a global employer brand, while still retaining local values for each market. She also delves into the world of content creation for hiring across the world using a “recruiter toolkit.”

Talent Seduction, Using Automation so Humans can Craft Hiring Solutions Driven by Data - Jim D’Amico, Celanese

As automation elevates recruitment to increase efficiency, human roles in talent acquisition are more important than ever, becoming completely value driven, and ultimately responsible for hiring top performers that drive the bottom line. Global TA Leader for Celanese and board president for ATAP, Jim D’Amico, talks about this and the shift from talent attraction to talent seduction, as TA professionals up their skills and become talent strategists seeking to craft data powered hiring solutions.

Building a Legacy, Executive Development and Talent Management - Mary Meston from Concentrix

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Mary Meston, VP of talent management at Concentrix, talks about how to manage executive leaders and help them leave a legacy behind — a vision or innovation that will ripple through the industry. Her job is all about creating the space for them to do so.

A 35 People Global Content Team with a Local Flavor - Recruiting at Experian

Chris Brady and Lena Lotsey from Experian talk about how important telling a strong narrative online is to the candidate experience. In this episode they reveal their strategy on how they created a strong employer brand using unified content globally, while retaining a local flavor in each of their regions. It was a step by step process that now includes 35 people around the world involved in content creation for the channels that touch upon the candidate experience and a collaborative calendar to keep track of it all.

Employee-First Messaging, Culture and Safety - Susan Hanold VP, HR Strategic Advisory Services at ADP

ADP does a lot more than payroll. Dr. Susan Hanold, VP, HR Strategic Advisory Services at ADP shares lots of great tips, notably, how do we adjust our messaging in 2020 and next year around the employee culture? And how does it take care of safety and employees first?

This Candidate Built her Own Bot to Screen The Right Offers

Who said chatbots are only reserved for recruiters? In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Max interviews someone from the other side of the table — Rosie Maharjan, a job seeker who decided to take matters into her own hands and to create a conversational interface that would validate if there was a good culture fit between her and her future employer.

Geeking out with the competition - Recruiter Chatbots with Dave Mekelburg from Wade and Wendy”

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Max interviews Chief of Staff/Head of People, Dave Mekelburg from Wade and Wendy. In a refreshing conversation these two “competing companies” talk shop about recruiter chatbots, the importance of conversational design, and the innovations in candidate experience that have paved the way for humans to warm up to the bots.

Hiring in STEM: Talent with Potential - PaR Systems’ Head of TA, Zac Engler

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Zac Engler, Head of Talent Acquisition at PaR systems, walks us through the hiring process for technical engineering fields. He talks about diversity, opportunity, and the importance of mentorship — and making the right junior hires for the future.

Automation and AI to Improve Candidate Experience for Executive Hiring - Trent Cotton, Director or TA, BBVA

In Trent Cotton’s, Director of Talent Acquisition at BBVA, ideal world, his 28 person Talent Acquisition team would come into the office with 8 qualified candidates booked and ready to be interviewed — sourced, engaged, and scheduled by an AI assistant. He’s not looking at time to fill, rather how many priority roles his team is able to close within the sprint — a new methodology to drive priority and keep the process going. Find out more of his insights about the state of the banking recruiting industry where candidate volumes remained steady, but TA marketing got a whole lot more competitive (especially in critical areas) in the latest episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast.

Getting Ready for the Big Recruitment Rebound in the RPO Industry - Craig Sweeney, Senior VP of Global Strategic Solutions at WilsonHCG

Craig Sweeney from WilsonHCG, a talent consultant firm largely built around RPO solutions, talks about the evolution of recruitment in the RPO industry. Daily challenges, the processes and tech to overcome them, as well as how they’re getting ready for the big rebound in recruitment.

Sourcing and Hiring in the Healthcare Sector Today - Director of TA Blake Thiess from Prestige Care

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Director of Talent Acquisition at Prestige Care — assisted living and skilled nursing care centers in the U.S — talks about how their strategy to source and hire personnel evolved during the pandemic. It’s not so much about cutting edge tech, but foundational changes, including a new job position: Regional Talent Acquisition Partner.

Top 5 Opportunities for your Remote Hiring Program

Jennifer Terry Tharp, who is VP of strategic initiatives at Joveo and previously in charge of talent acquisition for AT&T globally talks about opportunities for your remote hiring program with key insights in areas like employer brand, marketing, programmatic advertising and more.

The Benefits of a Remote Workforce (Recruitment Hackers Panel)

A special episode, featuring a panel discussion from the last Recruitment Hackers digital conference, moderated by the infamous Chad Sowash, from the “Chad and Cheese Podcast.” Check out this candid conversation between talent acquisition leaders, Ioana Mihalache, Jenn Terry-Tharp, from Genpact and formerly AT & T, respectively.

How Transcom's TA team increased Hires per Recruiter by 300% over 3 years. - Jun Abo, VP of Talent Acquisition, Transcom

In this episode of Recruitment Hackers, Jun Abo, VP of TA at Transcom talks about how he has overcome WFH challenges in the Philippines as well as the skills necessary to be a successful recruiter in the TikTok era. Listen to the full episode for some trade secrets on how to turn TA teams into experts in social media, sourcing, and a delightful candidate experience.

The RPO Industry's Pivot to Remote Work Gives TA Outsourcing an Edge for 2021 - Sally Hunter Executive Vice President at Cielo

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Sally Hunter, Executive Vice President of Cielo delves into the implications of the COVID-19 crisis for the future of the RPO industry. As Cielo pivoted even more towards remote hiring, Hunter examines the benefits automation and “best of breed” tech partners will yield in years to come (and how to strike a balance between innovation and efficiency.)

Remote work isn’t a solution for small businesses - Lisa Shephard, TA Transformation Consultant

In this episode of Recruitment Hackers podcast, Lisa Shephard shares her unique perspective working with high volume employers as well as smaller businesses. She says WFH and remote hiring are fine for BPOs and other high volume environments, but don’t meet the requirements of smaller businesses when it comes to speed of execution.

Asynchronous voice interviews, going beyond the resume with automated assessments — Paul Noone CEO at HireIQ

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers podcast, Paul Noone from HireIQ, goes over the technology that makes it possible for BPOs and other high volume employers to measure emotions like empathy, warmth, and care through voice assessments in a scalable and fair way.

How Accenture Balances Between the Limits of Automation and Human Work

In this episode, Max has a great chat with Jason Roberts, Global TA Capability Leader at Accenture and discusses the trends in the market, how too much automation can be counterproductive and their projections as to what will happen with this pandemic.

Fixing the experience to retain quality candidates from other industries post-pandemic - Preeti Shirke VP of TA at Teleperformance

In this episode, Max interviews Preeti Sr. VP of Talent Acquisition at Teleperformance India. She explores a timely subject that’s affecting most BPO recruiters today: with the surge of candidates coming from other industries affected by COVID? What’s the best way to screen and profile them? Will they just go back to their old jobs and cause stop gaps six months from now? For Preeti, there’s a particular solution that she’s convinced will help companies retain top talent they wouldn’t have had access to pre-COVID, and that’s offering them a top-notch experience. Listen to find out what Teleperformance has been up to.

New Processes to Optimize Remote Hiring and Recruiter Performance - Kim Howell Chief People Officer at ERC

Kim Howell, Chief People Officer at ERC, started her career as a call center agency some twenty odd years ago. In this episode she tells the story of shifting to remote work in various continents in 48 hours, how to keep morale up through remote structures and a new way of hiring.

AltiSales, Tito Bohrt - Inbound Recruitment through Quality Content

In this episode of the Recruitment Hackers Podcast, Founder and CEO of AltiSales, Tito Bohrt, talks about building an engaging online community for recruitment. With content as their main driver for candidate attraction, AltiSales is able to recruit quality candidates who already have the Altisales mindset, reducing churn and increasing employee happiness. Plus, they don’t spend much money on job boards or advertising, with a remote philosophy, global talent comes to them.

Darcy Lalonde from Figari Solutions Inc. - Core Executives and Company Culture as Drivers of Recruitment

Darcy Lalonde, a 20 year veteran in HR and Human Capital talks about his entrepreneurial ride as he established and sold BPO companies in Asia over the last 20 years. The key to his recruitment success is simple: good vibes, fair pay, a competitive company personality, and a core executive team that drives it all home.

AI vs. RPA - What technology is best when it comes to a results-driven and candidate centric recruitment process?

In this episode of Recruitment Hackers podcast, Max reflects on the benefits of AI vs Robotic Process Automation (RPA), when it comes to recruitment. While both of these technologies have their pros and cons, Max argues one is clearly better than the other — RPA. Listen to find out why and how it works.

Elaine Davis, CHRO at Continuum - Driving CPH through On-Boarding, Easy Applications, and Opening up the Funnel

Elaine Davis talks about the shift from working at Conduent to its smaller carve-out Continuum, and how the problems in Talent Acquisition remain the same. She makes a compelling case for recruitment as a main revenue engine for call centers.

Trailer Episode - What's Coming

Talkpush CEO, serial entrepreneur, reader of sci-fi, and now podcast host, Max Armbruster introduces the Recruitment Hackers Podcast and what it's all about: making talent acquisition a long term competitive edge for businesses.

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