Ep 248: Fixing The Broken Rung

Ep 248: Fixing The Broken Rung

The latest McKinsey Women in the Workforce report illustrates that there is still a very long way to go before we get to gender equality in the workforce. McKinsey identifies a “broken rung” in the career ladder with only 72 women promoted or hired to manager level for every 100 men promoted or hired to manager level.

The latest McKinsey Women in the Workforce report illustrates that there is still a very long way to go before we get to gender equality in the workforce. McKinsey identifies a “broken rung” in the career ladder with only 72 women promoted or hired to manager level for every 100 men promoted or hired to manager level.

So how do employers fix this situation, what support is required, and how do mindsets need to change? To help answer these questions my guest this week is Addie Swartz, CEO of reacHire. Addie has been on a three-decade-long mission to change the trajectory for women at work and has some extremely practical insights to share.

In the interview, we discuss:

  • Addie’s background and motivation for starting reacHire
  • Fixing the broken rung
  • The bottom-line impact of workforce equality
  • Investing to support women in their early careers
  • Why women leave the workforce and the challenges they can face when trying to return
  • Changing employer mindsets
  • Bias in recruiting
  • Reverse mentoring and the benefits of a multi-generational workforce

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Ep 247: Working Strategically With Hiring Managers

Ep 247: Working Strategically With Hiring Managers

Contact: matt@metashift.co.uk Most recruiters would agree that hiring manager relationships are critical to effective corporate talent acquisition. But how do you develop effective relationships and what does it take to become a strategic talent advisor to your organization. I’m delighted to welcome the always brilliant John Vlastelica back to the show.

Most recruiters would agree that hiring manager relationships are critical to effective corporate talent acquisition. But how do you develop effective relationships and what does it take to become a strategic talent advisor to your organization.

I’m delighted to welcome the always brilliant John Vlastelica back to the show. John is the Founder and Managing Director of Recruiting Toolbox and helps companies raise the bar on recruiting effectiveness. He has some highly actionable insights to share on strategic hiring manager relationships, and I know you will find this interview really valuable.

In the interview, we discuss:

  • The definition of a strategic talent advisor
  • Engaging hiring managers in pre-funnel work
  • Fluid workforces
  • The advantages of batch processing
  • False positives and false negatives in hiring
  • Fat, skinny and constipated funnels
  • The role of technology
  • John’s predictions for the future

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Ep 246: Solving Challenges With Technology

Ep 246: Solving Challenges With Technology

Contact: matt@metashift.co.uk Recruiting technology, data analytics and employer branding are all regular topics on this podcast. However, we don’t always talk about strategic thinking that is needed to make all three elements work together to solve recruiting challenges.

Recruiting technology, data analytics, and employer branding are all regular topics on this podcast. However, we don’t always talk about strategic thinking that is needed to make all three elements work together to solve recruiting challenges.

My guest this week is James Edwards Digital Attraction Manager at Mitchells and Butlers, one of the largest operators of restaurants, pubs, and bars in the UK. Mitchells and Butlers have been working on several interrelated projects using technology, creativity, and data to solve their recruiting challenges.

In the interview, we discuss:

  • The challenges of hiring 30,000 people each year with multiple consumer brands
  • ATS selection based on hiring manager experience
  • The importance of not making assumptions about technology features
  • Combing data sources to identify workforce trends
  • How a candidate experience audit identified the need for the new careers site.
  • Career site systems
  • The importance of content and job adverts that actually sell the role to potential candidates

 

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Ep 245: Programmatic Advertising Explained

Ep 245: Programmatic Advertising Explained

Contact: matt@metashift.co.uk Programmatic Advertising is something that seems to strike confusion into the heart of many employers around the world. However, there are a growing number of talent acquisition teams who are using already programmatic techniques to drive some excellent results. So what techniques and technologies are they using and how does programmatic advertising even work?

Programmatic Advertising is something that seems to strike confusion into the heart of many employers around the world. However, there are a growing number of talent acquisition teams who are using already programmatic techniques to drive some excellent results. So what techniques and technologies are they using and how does programmatic advertising even work?

To get the definitive answers to these questions, I have not one, not two but three guests on the show this week. Jon Hull, Head of Resourcing Delivery at Nationwide Building Society and Ben Gledhill, Head of Talent Acquisition at Yodel will be sharing their experiences as practitioners. I’m also joined by Rob Prince from Talent Nexus who will be acting as our programmatic expert and helping to demystify what is fast becoming a significant area of talent attraction.

In the interviews, we discuss:

  • Two different types of programmatic advertising and their benefits
  • The unique nature of programmatic job board advertising
  • Technology and platforms
  • Data, results, and expectations
  • Advice for getting started
  • Selling programmatic to internal stakeholders
  • The future of programmatic advertising for talent acquisition

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Ep 244: February Round Up

Ep 244: February Round Up

Contact: matt@metashift.co.uk Recruiting Future Round-Up is the monthly show on The Recruiting Future Podcast channel. It’s a short round-up that highlights episodes you may have missed and gives you my take on some of the key learnings from my guests. As I wasn’t able to do a round up in January, this episode features interviews from both January and February.

Recruiting Future Round-Up is the monthly show on The Recruiting Future Podcast channel. It’s a short round-up that highlights episodes you may have missed and gives you my take on some of the key learnings from my guests.

As I wasn’t able to do a round up in January, this episode features interviews from both January and February.

Here are the shows featured:

Ep 237: Analysing The Recruiting Technology Market

Ep 238: The Rise Of Talent Intelligence

Ep 239: The Human Touch

Ep 240: Global Talent Trends In 2020

Ep 241: Grit & Resilience In Talent Acquisition

Ep 242: Purpose

Ep 243: Attracting and Assessing Future Talent

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