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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Death Match: Aida Fazylova w/ XOR
This Chad and Cheese Death Match episode features Aida Fazylova founder and CEO at XOR that's X-O-R people.
18 min
402
People Powered Good News
How about some good news?
46 min
403
Cruising in NÜTRL - Loving Every Minute
This podcast was recorded pre-covid and at the base of the Canadian Rockies in Banff Canada with Paul Meehan, Creator, Owner & Brand Manager, NÜTRL Vodka Soda
24 min
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Ageism: Your Future In Pieces
Getting old sucks. My back hurts just writing that sentence. Anyway, author, speaker and all-around solid dude Vinay Singh believes work really sucks for the aging. He feels so strongly that he even wrote a book entitled, "YOUR FUTURE IN PIECES:
26 min
405
Death Match: Bradley Clark w/ RecTxt
This Chad and Cheese Death Match episode features a Canadian Bradley Clark Co-founder at RecTxt.
20 min
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LinkedINsanity
If you love a heavier Chad & Cheese - and we're not talking about Joel's midsection - then this one's for you.
40 min
407
Firing Squad: Talent Alpha CEO, Przemek Berendt
Every once and awhile, we get a startup on Firing Squad who claims to do it all, or at least almost do it all (none of them can deliver a case of Pabst with your new hire, but whatever).
29 min
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The Facebook Jobs Factor
Google for Jobs isn't the only new face / big brand in town.
13 min
409
LinkedIn's Racism
New LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky took the helm last Monday and by Thursday LinkedIn's racist employees were climbing out of their holes. On Thursday LinkedIn held a virtual global town hall to address the nationwide social unrest sparked by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
5 min
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Death Match: Adam Chambers w/ Applichat
This Chad and Cheese Death Match episode feautures Adam Chambers founder and CEO at Applichat.
17 min
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Smashfly's New X Rating?
Things are getting a tad heavy, huh? Maybe you just need some Chad & Cheese to make it all better?
40 min
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Symphony Talent Consolidates
Symphony Talent consolidates! #Listen...
3 min
413
Death Match: Scot Sessions w/ TalVista
This Chad and Cheese Death Match episode feautures Scot Sessions co-founder and CEO at TalVitsa.
19 min
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Inside an iCIMS Acquisition
Insights to big industry moves by the insiders.
30 min
415
Douchebag Marketing 101
It's The Chad & Cheese Birthday episode, which was totally overshadowed by...
40 min
416
Brand & People are Squishy
Sandra Preyale has graced the halls and lead HR at Christian Dior, L'Oreal, Coach, LVMH, and Amazon.  
31 min
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Entelo has a New CEO
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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Happy Birthday, Chad
It's May 27th, the day that brought us Chad Sowash. Bow down!
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Design for Google
Doing the dirty work isn't easy, but industry education and being a change agent is a bitch.
14 min
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Jobvite & iCIMS Attack!
As the world begins to open up from corona, it's refreshing to see companies in our space act like nothing ever happened, like Jobvite and iCIMS who are on the attack.
38 min
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WFH Warning Signals
The world is not working from home. And the WFH phenomenon looks like it just might be here to stay, as companies like Twitter and Google are in for the long haul.
26 min
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Rape Charges at Indeed.com
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by .
3 min
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iCIMS Offense w/ CEO, Steve Lucas
Newly minted iCIMS CEO Steve Lucas has had quite a whirlwind since heading-up the company in February.
26 min
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Paradox Buffet
It was feast or famine for a few companies on this week's podcast?
41 min
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iCIMS Acquires?
iCIMS is in the news again?
3 min
426
Stop Being a Wimp - Poke The Bear!
Do you need a personal brand? Wait, is that even a question in today's social media heavy landscape?
32 min
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Gaming Google For Jobs
It's the damned Wild West out there. - Job boards gaming Google for Jobs - Indeed possibly hitting the panic button - A "jobs data store"? 
19 min
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Paradox Gets $40m
Paradox, makers of AI assistant Olivia, announced today $40M in Series B funding, led by Brighton Park Capital.
4 min
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Death Match: JobSync
Welcome to Death Match, Europe 2020, GRAND CHAMPION EDITION.
21 min
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Death Match: SonicJobs
Welcome to Death Match, Europe 2020, SonicJobs Edition.
21 min
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Glassdoor Layoffs
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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iCIMS Snuggles Microsoft
On this week's episode:  1) iCIMS gets cozy with Microsoft, 2) CareerBuilder wants to unload, 3) Monster throws a Hail Mary ...and robots are corona-safe, so bow down to your metallic overlords.
41 min
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CareerBuilder Looks to Drop a Load
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
2 min
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Death Match: Optimal
This Chad and Cheese Death Match episode features this year's champion Daniel Fellows, founder at Optimal.
21 min
435
Death Match: CloudRPO
CloudRPO's Nick Gray - Death Match
21 min
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Aliens, Strippers & Microsoft
Time to Consider Strippers as Essential Workers?
44 min
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Jobvite Layoffs
The Shred for April 16, 2020. The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
2 min
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A.I. Recruiting Tightrope
Artificial Intelligence sourced candidates straight to the Hiring Manager?
26 min
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Tricks and Secret Sauce
Everybody wants the secret juice, tricks, and short cuts to drive better and quicker hires.  In this episode of VOICES Venkat Janapareddy talks:   - Tricks and secret sauce - Pay transparency - Recruitment Marketing Platforms and more... 
16 min
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Events are Dead, Long Live Events!
While the planet largely remains in lockdown, turns out, employment is still where a ton of activity is still taking place
38 min
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Can Your Brand Do This?
The Harlem Globetrotters are the epitome of success, culture, and a brand everyone knows and loves.
27 min
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Karen Dies, Hourly Lives!
Remember when Alexander Mann Solutions acquired Karen.ai and we all wondered what they would they do with it?
3 min
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Will Talent Take Control?
When a Talent Acquisition veteran of Cisco, IBM, and Salesforce talks, you'd better listen. 
23 min
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GreenHouse, iCIMS Fall Prey
COVID 19 responsible for more layoffs
3 min
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Careerbuilder Jedi Mind Trick
Last week Careerbuilder launches a new slogan and ad campaign and this week hundreds get laid off or furloughed. What kind of Jedi mind f#%k is that?
51 min
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Heads Roll at CareerBuilder
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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Google 4 Jobs: SEO 101
Venkat Janapareddy, CEO of Jobiak steps behind the mic to talk Google for Jobs.
18 min
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Hey Alexa, Search Jobs...
Voice assistants are all around us, and getting more and more popular by the day.
21 min
449
Lever Cuts Deep
Lever cuts a large percentage of its workforce
2 min
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Amazon's Shit Show
Amazon's Attack On Labor Continues
42 min
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Indeed Shutters Another Business
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
452
Will Employer Brand Exist After COVID19?
Employment branding pros are not immune to the wave of layoffs happening throughout the world due to COVID-19.
26 min
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Can Recruiters Be Robot-Proof?
"The Robot-Proof Recruiter," thinks employers can effectively battle the bots of automation and maintain job security as we drive into the 21st Century. Oh, really?
24 min
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Indeed Gangster Move, Zip Drops Hammer
It’s not all doom-and-gloom, however. The end is truly nigh. We throw a little sunshine too.
43 min
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Playing Offense in a Crisis
With the rise of coronavirus, some employers are adapting quicker than others to the changes in human behavior and public consciousness.
29 min
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Un-Seen by Indeed.com
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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We Only Want The Party
Robert Ruff doesn't take the bait but does shoot straight during this VOICES episode of The Chad & Cheese Podcast.
21 min
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ZipRecruiter Cuts Deep
ZipRecruiter cuts employees globally. 
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Good Vibes From Rome
Today's podcast is straight out of Rome and was that surprise breath of fresh air everybody really needs. So turn off the world, enjoy these Good Vibes From Rome and breathe.
22 min
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Transcending Brand
The Cult Brand journey is different for every organization,
38 min
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Salesforce ATS Liftoff?
What happens when the world's largest CRM goes ATS?
24 min
462
Coronavirus Block Party
It's a party and nobody is invited - STAY HOME & LISTEN!
46 min
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Mya Makes It Rain
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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Bullhorn Rumble
Joel called Bullhorn's Marketplace "bullshit" and Nina Eigerman joins the show to feed him his words. 
24 min
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SPECIAL MESSAGE
Take a minute and do something brainless
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Guess Who's Getting Into the Job Search Game Now?
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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Don't Be A Trainwreck
Trainwrecks, AI, and CEOs Oh my!
13 min
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Upwork F*CK3D UP!
Upwork has a nasty surprise for companies who rely on its platform, someone swipes right on Madgex and the US women's soccer team needs more "responsibility."
40 min
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CULT BRAND: Relentlessly Focused
What does long-term focus really mean? Do companies really wait months to decide on a priority position? When does culture really matter?
24 min
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Madgex Silent Acquisition
Silently, a big player in Job Boards gets acquired???
4 min
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Oleeo Means Diversity?
Jeanette Maister talks brand, rebranding, events, QR codes, diversity, bias, recommending not matching? and much more.
18 min
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Indeed Flunks IQ Test
On this week's show, Indeed flunks an IQ test, Tengai, the recruiting robot, passes its validation test, the world's immune system is getting tested, and Chad is feeling testy.
41 min
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IKEA's Rick Carsley: No Assembly Required
Swedish meatballs, Deadpool, Recruiting, and more from IKEA.
48 min
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Suck On That, Indeed
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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NAS Recruitment Has a New Sugar Daddy
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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VOICES: Culture, the New Discrimination?
The Gig Economy, Culture, and What is hard work?
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Coronavirus Edition
Coronavirus is effecting everything, Cornerstone acquisition, Workday's Sales events and if that wasn't bad enough the global economy,
39 min
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Brand Revelation
Is your brand dealing disappointment to loyal followers wanting to join the team?
45 min
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Billion Dollar Acquisition Closes
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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Somebody's Watching Me!?!
Ben Mones, Fama CEO, talks social screening.
29 min
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The Bigger They Are...
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.”
28 min
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Will White Box Save A.I.?
What is Whitebox AI and is it the answer to better transparency and technology for the future? 
12 min
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FIRING SQUAD: HR Lancers CEO, Chris Russell
Freelancing and the Gig Economy is getting bigger. Are HR giggers ready for it yet?
27 min
484
Amazon Ruins Everything
This week’s episode covers Slack’s comeback, Indeed’s whack Oscars ad, gaming Amazon gigs and much more.
44 min
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#Blessed that Recruiters Suck
Sourcing extraordinaire Mike "Batman" Cohen is not the kind of cat who pulls punches In this can't-miss episode
23 min
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Another ATS Bites the Dust
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
2 min
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Symphony Talent CEO, Roopesh Nair
Roopesh Nair is president and CEO at Symphony Talent, the recent acquirer of SmashFly, which listeners will remember from the podcast.
35 min
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Indeed Switcharoo
Indeed plays Lucy and moves the ball on Charlie Brown aka Talent Acquisition
45 min
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LinkedIn Loses Its Weiner
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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VOICES: Does HR Care About Candidate Experience?
Robert Ruff, President of Sovren Technology tackles the hard questions as he and the boys about the black hole experience hiring process which really hasn't changed much in the last 20-years.
9 min
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Everything Must Go! CareerBuilder's Latest Sell...
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
3 min
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CULT BRAND: Chris Kneeland CEO of Cult Collective
Chris joins the show to dive into what a "Cult Brand" is and how markets react to them.
26 min
493
New Glassdoor... Who Dis?
Glassdoor talks about their new car smell while Delta creates Iron Man tech for their employees.
45 min
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Facebook Jobs Strategy?
Roberto Angulo talks how programmatic may be the Newspaper's savior?
24 min
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FIRING SQUAD: Real Links' CEO Sam Davies
Referrals rock! Ask most companies and they'll tell you referrals are the best resource for candidates they currently employ.
32 min
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Carolina Start-Up Secures $3M
The Shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. The Shred is brought to you by Recruitology.
2 min
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Facebook Goes Google 4 Jobs
Is Facebook pressing the "JOBS" revenue button?
41 min
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CULT BRAND: Make Plan B Decisions
Airbnb's back was up against the wall. ​What happens when the New York Attorney General slaps a subpoena on the young upstart Airbnb in 2013 to access all host data for 15,000 hosts?
20 min
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VOICES: hiQ. LinkedIn's Salvation?
Robert Ruff joins Chad & Cheese to talk hiQ and LinkedIn
14 min
500
Robot Lump Theory
Where robots taking jobs and labor lump fallacy meets.
46 min