Tag: All Episodes

Ep 407: Science Driven Talent Intelligence

Talent intelligence is something that has gathered significant momentum in the last three years, and data-driven decision making is a crucial part of every sophisticated talent acquisition function. But are we asking enough questions about the sources of the data that is used and truly understanding the risk of bias? […]

Ep 406: A CEO’s Perspective On Remote Work

Whatever form it eventually takes, remote working is here to stay. In the previous episode of the show, we explored the challenges and opportunities of building a global remote team; in this episode, I wanted to get the hands-on perspective of someone who has built a highly successful remote-first company. […]

Ep 404: The Great Opportunity

It’s only January, and it’s already clear that the Great resignation will continue to be a huge talking point in 2022 as companies fight for the talent and skills they need. However, some employers are already reframing this challenge as a fantastic opportunity to attract talented people they might not […]

Ep 400: Future Forces

When I launched this podcast almost six years ago, I had an expectation that I was in it for the long haul, but I couldn’t have imagined that 400 episodes later, I would be publishing two episodes a week, and the audience would still be growing. Thank you for listening […]

Ep 397: Digital Leadership

Digital transformation remains a crucial issue for most organisations. The pandemic has exponentially accelerated the pace of change, with companies scrambling to supply products and services to meet the demands of our increasingly digital economy. The need for digital skills and continuing issues of gender diversity are two of the […]

Ep 396: Talent Acquisition Revolution

We often talk about evolution in talent acquisition. That has always seemed appropriate in an area where the pace of change has been relatively slow compared to other areas of the corporation. However, what we are seeing now is much more like a revolution as talent shortages, changing business priorities, […]

Ep 395: The Challenges Of Recruiting Recruiters

We’ve been talking continuously about challenging talent markets on this podcast since March. However, we’ve not so far mentioned the one specific skill shortage which is affecting everyone. The pressure on many employers to scale up their talent acquisition functions is immense, but hiring experienced recruiters has arguably never been […]

Ep 394: Lessons From Startups

Although I’ve tended to work with very large enterprise businesses as a consultant, I’ve always been fascinated by startups and the lessons larger, more established companies can learn from them. Although the actual execution will always be different, I think there are some real insights around how smaller, more agile […]