Category: The Changing State of Talent Acquisition

The world of talent acquisition is in a constant state of change. The smartest companies are continually evaluating their tools, processes, and marketing strategies to find better ways to attract top talent. We go beyond the generalist topics you find on legacy HR-related news sources. Each week we’ll dive deep into articles, people, and themes that impact The Changing State of Talent Acquisition.

Episode 8: Candidate Experience & The Future of Reputation Management

Episode Description This week we welcome John Ambrosino to the podcast. John is Chief Employment Officer at, and brings more than fifteen years of HR expertise to the table, ranging from payroll, to candidate experience, to reputation management. Topics include: why the “black hole” of candidate experience remains a […]

Episode 7: Unpacking Gem’s 2020 Recruiting Trends Report

Episode Description This week we discuss Gem’s recent “2020 Recruiting Trends Report.” Topics include: the continued dominance of LinkedIn as a sourcing tool, the lack of basic email click and open tracking among recruiting teams, why a majority of TA leaders don’t think they need to understand “marketing” to do […]

Episode 6: State of the Industry — The Possibilities & Pitfalls of People Analytics

Episode Description This week we welcome Brad Markis to the podcast. Brad is an Instructor of People Analytics at the University of Toronto and a Director at McClean & Company. Topics include: why Fortune 500 organizations struggle to deploy sophisticated HR analytics programs, the importance of using business outcomes to […]

Episode 5: Employer Branding for High Volume Roles & More

Episode Description This week we discuss our recent blog post, “Employer Branding for Entry Level Positions: How Your Most Satisfied Employees Should Guide Your Strategy” as well as a recent article by Bas van de Haterd entitled, “Future TA Skill: Ethic Advocates.” Topics include: the special considerations when developing an […]

Episode 4: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in the George Floyd Era

Episode Description This week we welcome our first guest to the show, Janine Nicole Dennis, Chief Innovations Officer of Talent Think Innovations. Janine’s career spans more than fifteen years in HR and Talent Acquisition and has taken her through the world of pharmaceuticals, healthcare, staffing and R&D. Her deep industry […]