The Chad & Cheese Podcast

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 for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

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Careers
Marketing
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T-Mobile vs. JB Hunt
Ho, ho, holy hell it's been a while since Chad & Cheese were on the mic together,
39 min
102
Unicorn Alert: Turing Lands $87M at $1.1B Valua...
2 min
103
Indeed Must Be Laughing
Another MAJOR player bites the dust.
4 min
104
Making Moves
Making Moves with PageUp, TextKernel, and Stepstone
51 min
105
SmartRecruiters Teaming Up with PandoLogic
3 min
106
The Great Awakening w/ Andrew Flowers
The pandemic, labor shortages, and a supply chain debacle have opened our eyes to many subjects like immigration, wages, retirement, remote work, working conditions, and many other factors that impact our everyday lives.
29 min
107
Best of 2021 - Joel's Picks
45 min
108
Who Wants Free Scotch? 🥃
10 min
109
TextKernel Catches a Whopper!
Chad is too busy building his Portuguese real estate empire, we've brought on industry Brainfooder Hung Lee to the show to join Cheese and Lieven in tackling the continent's biggest stories.
47 min
110
Sense Lands $50M, $500M Valuation
2 min
111
Diversity Hiring Report 2021
Have you read SmartRecruiters' "Diversity Hiring Report"? aka The path to Hell is paved with good intentions...
28 min
112
Best of 2021 - Chad's Picks
29 min
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Textkernel Acquires Sovren
3 min
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Jobandtalent Picks Up $575M
3 min
115
Firing Squad: Turazo's Pete Cipollone
Video remains one of the hottest technologies around when it comes to recruiting, and one company, Turazo, approaches it in a whole new way
32 min
116
Thankful Turkeys
It ain’t cool being a jive turkey so close to Thanksgiving
31 min
117
High Volume Hiring Report w/ Madeline Laurano
What exactly is High Volume Hiring?
18 min
118
Indeed? Where we're going, we don't need Indeed.
Tiger King is back on Netflix, which makes the fact there's even an episode this week pretty amazing,
42 min
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Fastest Growing HR Tech Company in N. America R...
3 min
120
It's Mr. ATS
The world knows Mr. Rogers. Mr. T. And even Mr. Mister if you're of a certain age. But Mr. ATS?
29 min
121
cube 19 Feels Horny
Reality check over ... On this week's show, the boys dig into: Bullhorn's wallet share acquisition with cube19 plus...
40 min
122
Rare Breed w/ Sunny Bonnell
Every company is looking to discover rare breeds, whether they be in the company already, or roaming the pastures of commerce externally.
30 min
123
Walmart is Really Pushing Adoption of Self-Driv...
3 min
124
Firing Squad: Worqdrive's Tracey Parsons
Never fear, WorqDrive from industry veteran Tracey Parsons is here.
33 min
125
Indeed Tomfuckery
Indeed leads off the show with the kind of tomfoolery that would even make 2007 Monster blush.
43 min
126
Workforce Revolution: Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhe...
Talent Alpha's new global talent report, "The A3 Work Revolution: Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere.
38 min
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Fiverr to LinkedIn, Upwork: Hold My Beer
3 min
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LinkedIn Slices Fiverr
What's scarier than ghosts and goblins on Halloween?
41 min
129
Google Spins-Out Interview Technology Byteboard...
3 min
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EEOC Talks A.I. w/ Commissioner Keith Sonderling
Technology has been a great thing for recruiting, but there's a dark side. Namely, artificial intelligence.
45 min
131
BetterUp Lands A Great Deel
Stop me if you've heard this one before: HR tech company gets buckets of money.
40 min
132
Euro Unicorns & Facebook Bribes?
Did you know bathing in beer is taking Europe by storm? Yeah, that's the kind of show you can expect as you push Play.
41 min
133
Sexing Up Trade Jobs w/ Megan Kacvinsky
Believe it or not, a lot of ad agencies that don't target recruitment do recruiting marketing work.
22 min
134
LinkedIn Unplugged
If you're numb over unicorns, well, get over it. This week, the boys highlight two more newly minted members of the Billion Dollar Valuation Club. Yup, welcome Hibob and Karat to the unicorn party.
39 min
135
LinkedIn Exits China (Sort Of)
3 min
136
Started from the bottom w/ Larry Dunivan
The boys welcome Namely CEO Larry Dunivan to the show to talk industry history, leadership, issues of diversity and inclusion, as well as a growth strategy and whether or not an IPO is in the offing.
34 min
137
CareerBuilder is Sinking
The weather is getting cooler in America, but we can lucky still stay warm with the hot embers of the ongoing CareerBuilder dumpster fire.
45 min
138
Will Freelancers Save Europe?
This episode of all-things-Euro is packed with goodness, including France's Freelance.com going all-in on growing operations by gobbling up everything in sight, apparently.
38 min
139
CareerBuilder Unveils New Brand Campaign
2 min
140
Workplace Whiplash
They're back! Tracey Lovejoy and Shannon Lucas - authors of "Move Fast. Break Shit. Burn Out."
30 min
141
Double Unicorn
Love unicorns? This episode of your favorite podcast has two, baby!
44 min
142
Gem: Recruiting's Newest Unicorn After Raising ...
3 min
143
Recruitment Truth Tellin' w/ Julia Levy
Think your pandemic policies and practices were a lot to deal with? Try cat-herding a 30,000-person company.
33 min
144
Three IPOs and a Unicorn
We throw the kitchen sink at this one. Three IPOs, five startups in rapid Buy-or-Sell, a new unicorn,
39 min
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Startup Co-Founded by Cornerstone OnDemand, Com...
3 min
146
Europe: Viking Robots Edition
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Sweden has been an outlier, hoping that bypassing lockdowns and instead, bracing herd immunity would win the day.
40 min
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Firing Squad: Resume Sieve's Michael Yinger
Matching is hot, but no one has cracked the SMB market. Enter The Sieve.
35 min
148
PPC -- Porn, Politics, and Canvas!
You want some PPC? How about Porn, Politics and Canvas.
46 min
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Glassdoor Smells Fishy, Humanly Lands $4.2M
3 min
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Europe: Back Dat App Up
Are Gig Workers Full-Time Employees? Debate Playing Out in Europe.
39 min
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DEI platform gets $50m in funding - Don't Call ...
4 min
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Marketing Owns Employer Brand
Who should own the employer brand? HR? Talent Acquisition? or maybe, oh I don't know... MARKETING!?!?
25 min
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Indeed's Master Plan!?
Football is in the air and Hail Mary's are flyin' all over the place this week.
37 min
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Dice Invests $3M in The Muse
3 min
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Ep5 -- Moving Fast & Breaking Shit w/ Amy Butchko
22 min
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Ep4 -- Treat AI like a Puppy w/ Amy Butchko
23 min
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Ep3 -- Last Sourcer Standing w/ Amy Butchko
23 min
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Ep2 -- Win Friends & Influence Budget w/ Amy Bu...
20 min
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Ep 1 -- The Struggle is Real w/ Amy Butchko
19 min
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Checkr Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Nobody likes boring, but you will enjoy some highly profitable tech sprinkled in with a little messaging cool shit here and there,
42 min
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IPO Anyone? Checkr Raises $250M at $4.6B Valuation
3 min
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Bro, Do You Even Transform?
What do you get when you mash up 4 podcasts into one? Lots of voices and even more opinions.
27 min
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Firing Squad: Willo's Euan Cameron
Video recruiting is red hot right now. All the kids are doing it
35 min
164
Paradox Takes Pieces Off the Board
The recruiting industry behaves like a chess game sometimes.
49 min
165
Google Recruiting Accelerated
For the first time, Google has chosen a company from the recruitment tech space for their Start-up Business Accelerator Program.
3 min
166
European Tech: Remote Work
Europe continues to be a hotbed of trends revolving around remote work.
44 min
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Paradox acquires...
Paradox, the conversational recruiting software announced today the acquisition of Traitify — the world’s fastest, mobile-first assessment platform.
2 min
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iCIMS Files for IPO
3 min
169
Zoltar Speaks!
ACQUISITIONS -- FUNDING -- and mechanical fortune tellers? WTAF is going on during this week's show?
41 min
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Burn, Build, Rinse & Repeat w/ JCK
When Indeed goes from $33-per to $300-per-applicant it's time to burn it down, build up something new, and then look to the future to rinse and repeat.
37 min
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Social Media Background Checks w/ Bianca Lager
Social media is hotter than ever. Wait, don't jump off and checkout TikTok for pet videos and NBA highlights!
31 min
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Zip-a-de Recruiter
Zip a-de-do-da, zip-a-de ZipRecruiter! Since going public in May, the No. 2 job site in the US has been on a tear.
42 min
173
European Business Brings it!
The Olympics are over, but Chad & Cheese’s quest for the European gold medal for podcasting is just beginning.
38 min
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Clearlake Capital to Take Cornerstone OnDemand ...
3 min
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Hiring Women Execs w/ Venesa Klein
Swapping spit. That's how Venesa Klein describes the never-ending shuffling going on in the C-suite these days, swapping one female executive with another one.
29 min
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Indeed Sucks
This week, you get not one but two Indeed dipsy-doo, switcheroos.
40 min
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Instawork 'Drafts'-Up New Acquisition
3 min
178
The End of Jobs w/ Jeff Wald
Like Harvard MBAs and Ivy League pedigrees? How about best-selling books written by industry entrepreneurs?
36 min
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LinkedIn Crushes Monster
Remember when you thought Microsoft had lost their collective mind when they dropped $26.2 billion for LinkedIn?
41 min
180
EUROPE: M&A Royalty
Investment dollars are flowing into workforce tech globally, and Europe is no stranger to big deals.
46 min
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Conversational AI Report
Call 'em chatbots, conversational AI, or fancy experience and productivity tools. It really doesn't matter if you don't understand the role of the tech and the solution to your everyday problems.
19 min
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It's a Pando Smart Recruiters Cash Geyser
If you thought last week's show was a blockbuster, wait until you get a load of this week's episode. Here's a taste:
42 min
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Boundless in Europe
Lieven has given up on Futbol everybody. Nevertheless, grab your Italian football jersey and enjoy a Guinness, 'cause this Euro show has your name written all over it.
49 min
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Unicorn Alert! SmartRecruiters Raises $110M
3 min
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Calling Bullshit w/ Jess Von Bank
Are you an imposter? A fraud? Is that feeling self-imposed? Is anything in the workplace that's really self-imposed? Is the term "Karen" just a mechanism to manipulate?
32 min
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Google, Tiktok, LinkedIn & more?
50 min
187
DOUBLE ACQUISITION
On to the NEWS: Two acquisitions
3 min
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Google for Jobs UPDATE
4 min
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MERGER!
4 min
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For Sale: 600M LinkedIn Profiles on Hacker Forum
3 min
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Employer Brand Euro Remix
The pandemic has royally remixed employment branding for a lot of companies.
23 min
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Indeed Mimics Monster
Who goes camping in the hot sticky mess of July? Joel Cheesman, that's who. No worries, we have a smooth operator filing in for the Master of Cheese this week.
46 min
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Firing Squad: PredictiveHire's Barb Hyman
A new chatbot... Errrrrr.... "conversational AI: contender is coming to America and the rest of the world soon. They're called Predictive Hire and they have an army of PhDs that says their tech is better than yours.
30 min
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Big Data Payday
We wish there was a way to automate these ridiculous podcast episode descriptions, but until then, we'll have to be content with talking about recruitment automation.
36 min
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EUROPE: Adevinta Smacks Axel Springer!
The European market is poppin' hotter than a dinner date between Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin.
44 min
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LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- BONUS
Welcome to LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- BONUS EDITION -- HR and Talent Acquisition pros won't want to miss this listener question!
9 min
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LGBTQ+ for Dummies -- Part 4
4 min
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TECH WARS: Amazon vs. Walmart
This week has a little bit of everything. First, it's a heavyweight fight between Amazon and Walmart for which one's a soulless pit of human misery and which one is an employee-friendly innovator.
45 min
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ZipRecruiter Receives Some Wall Street Lovin'
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Firing Squad: Canvas' Ben Herman
The new Canvas (no relation) is all about creating a diversity recruitment platform to reignite the employment landscape and bring DEI to the masses.
31 min