You can listen to a podcast on almost any topic - but there are a few gems in the recruitment and HR space. To help you navigate through the podcast jungle, we've compiled our top 10 HR favourites - an eclectic mix of HR and business topics to help you think outside the box. Check them out!
In an era where trends are constantly changing, keeping up to date with the changes in your industry is an integral part of your job, whether you are a recruiter, HR manager, or executive. Due to the large amount of information, you need to make the most of your time. Podcasts can provide you with knowledge on relevant topics without much effort, they can provide useful insights and they are (usually!) free! For breakfast, on the way to work or during your lunch break: we have scoured the vast universe of HR and recruiting podcasts and gathered a delightful selection of entertaining and informative podcasts that you can listen to during your spare time.
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In no particular order, here are our picks of some of the best HR and recruiting podcasts out there in 2022.
HR Happy Hour is a must-have on any best-of HR podcast list. One of the most popular and best-known HR podcasts has a long tradition: It has focused on informing HR professionals about the most important HR, management, and technology trends since 2009. Hosted by HR technology guru Steve Boese, the show features a range of guests, including HR managers, consultants, and authors, who discuss some of the most current and challenging topics in today's workplace. A good example is artificial intelligence.
The podcast episodes are diverse, entertaining, and challenging. A good blend of current research and practical advice to help HR managers advance their companies.
An HR podcast for HR professionals - The podcast, hosted by Dualta Doherty, a recruitment specialist who works with high-growth recruiting companies, is intended to equip listeners with the skills they need to "start up, expand, and administer a world-class recruitment company." Have you ever wondered how other countries handle recruitment? Take a listen to Dualta: He interviews Agency Recruitment leaders from across the world in his episodes, talking about recruiters' experiences, problems, victories, losses, and risks, as well as how they tackled each issue in their own unique way.
The host has an uncanny ability to connect with his numerous notable guests, with themes ranging from lead engagement to the digital marketing recruiting area.
This podcast is ideal for individuals who have little time yet want to stay current. As the name implies, the seven to fifteen minute episodes focus on the most recent trends in recruiting. Caitie McCollow, the host, shares easy-to-implement ideas and tactics on how to optimize your own hiring process and remain ahead of the game in the episodes, which air daily during the week.
The podcast is vibrant, concise, and significant all at the same time. Because the episodes are split down to the most critical points and are simple to comprehend, you can learn on the move.
The #Worktrends podcast is best for everyone who has been in HR for years and ready to look towards the future. Join presenter Meghan M Biro on the TalentCulture #WorkTrends podcast as she discusses how work is evolving. You'll get all the news you need to keep current, as well as hear what drives prominent experts, HR tech suppliers, and HR practitioners.
The episodes truly transmit knowledge-on-the-go: the topics covered with various speakers in the episodes distill relevant information and insights into actionable solutions. Plus, there is a Twitter Chat available as well!
Redefining HR is a podcast that delves into the cutting-edge of all things talent - HR, people operations, recruiting, and so on (formerly 21st Century HR). Every week, the host Lars Schmidt meets with prominent thinkers and doers in the area to learn how they develop their teams, what motivates them, and where we can improve. It's a conversational style that brings actual thoughts, expertise, and stories from a diverse group of business and talent executives from across the world.
The host does an excellent job of highlighting his guests' unique stories and accomplishments to the industry in each of the episodes. The forward-thinking concepts on this show will undoubtedly change people's perceptions of the field.
David Green hosts the podcast and video series My HR Future. Green speaks with a variety of HR specialists who are advancing a data-driven and digital HR agenda. People leaders who are leading transformation in their own businesses will speak on how HR can prepare for the future of work.
The themes of the episodes range from data-driven HR to job reinvention to digitalization. A colorful combination of interviews that provide valuable insights on how HR changes.
The Chad & Cheese Podcast isn't your standard recruitment podcast, that's for sure. Take a peek at the podcasts' frequently amusing episode names, such as "Suck It, LinkedIn! Salesforce Acquires Slack".
The hosts, Joel Cheesman and Chad Sowash, refer to it as "HR's most dangerous podcast." When you give it a listen for yourself, you'll immediately see that the phrase is spot on. When discussing the latest news in recruitment, human resources, and employment, the two effervescent industry professionals don't hold back. So, if you want a podcast to be short and to the point, this is one you should listen to.
Chad & Cheese are direct. That is, they express precisely what is on their minds. Without filters, straight from the heart, and without embellishment.
In Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, and HR Technology, there is room for innovation and futurology. Quite perhaps the most popular interview-based podcast for top talent acquisition and HR executives in the globe. Matt Alder conducts interviews with thought leaders who are influencing and altering an industry, many of whom have a global reputation for innovation.
An incredible 400 episodes and no two are alike. A podcast with exciting guests who look at HR from different angles and rewrite the future of human resources.
The Recruiting Brainfood Podcast features a charming and insightful host in Hung Lee, who is skilled at making every viewpoint and topic in HR & Recruitment sound engaging and interesting - even the driest ones. Hung Lee speaks Recruitment business for 60 minutes each week with his guests, ensuring 'aha moments' when you least expect them.
(Also, Hung compiles a super in-depth, on-the-pulse newsletter weekly, ‘This Week in Recruiting’ available to subscribe to on LinkedIn.)
The episodes, cover anything from tools to technology to applicant experience and everything in between. Insights, advice, and a look ahead in 60 minutes. In his own words, Hung Lee ensures you gain “more signal, less noise” with the Recruiting Brainfood podcast.
Perhaps, one of the most fascinating HR & Recruiting podcasts out there. Listening to this podcast is risky because it makes you rethink your methods, best practices, and everything you've been doing. Moving away from traditional recruiting and employer branding and toward innovative concepts with the goal of disrupting HR.
After just one episode, you question your own way of working and your own convictions. What will our HR world look like after listening to the entire podcast? We're dying to find out!
(Ps. If you liked this podcast list, be sure to check out more great hiring hacks and insights on our blog, our top guides, templates and resources that will make your recruitment life easier!)
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