It seems like there’s a podcast out there for everything these days. The recruiting world is no exception—new podcasts on every facet of the industry have been popping up every day. With a limited amount of time in your day, though, there are only so many even the most savvy recruiter can tune in to. But if you’re looking for something to get you through a long flight, it’s the perfect chance to catch up. Here are some gems from our team of podcast enthusiasts.
HR Happy Hour calls itself “the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast.” Hosted by Steve Boese, it showcases an array of voices from all aspects of the HR world. From George Laroque’s HR MarketWatch, which focuses on emerging trends and funding news, to Madeline Laurano and Mollie Lombardi’s Research on the Rocks, highlighting the latest and greatest research in human capital management, there’s an HR Happy Hour episode for any topic recruiters are looking for.
Best for: Deep dives with some of the biggest names in HR
HCI’s weekly podcast covers a host of topics that every HR pro needs to know about. Some topics they’ve tackled recently include adopting new compensation models, cultivating a culture of diversity, and putting data to work in recruiting. It’s a fantastic resource, featuring a variety of voices talking about some of the biggest trends in HR.
Best for: Learning about several hot topics in one place
In each weekly episode, host Matt Alder talks to guests about recruiting and the future of work. The show frequently spotlights new recruiting technologies, but the topics can be far ranging (a few recent episodes touched on best practices for soliciting employee feedback and the importance of employer branding).
Best for: Learning about recruiting-specific trends
Speaking of employer branding, if you’re ready to dive in and learn more, The Talent Cast is the podcast for you. Host James Ellis touches on everything you need to know, whether it’s how to get started on recruitment marketing, how to learn from your competition, or how to measure your recruiting efforts.
Best for: Beefing up on all things employer branding
Hosted by Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman, #WorkTrends brings in experts for discussions on hot topics in HR each week. And as an added bonus, there’s always a Twitter chat on the same topic as the week’s podcast, giving HR pros an opportunity to learn and network with their colleagues.
Best for: Getting involved in a community of knowledgeable HR pros
Hosted by Ben Eubanks, We’re Only Human is “focused on the intersection of people and technology in the workplace.” Episodes feature interviews with technology vendors, consultants, and HR pros, creating a well-rounded picture of how humans and computers can work together now and in the future.
Best for: Learning how to integrate new technology to improve your workflows
It shouldn’t come as any surprise that Entelo’s weekly podcast is technology focused, with a heavy emphasis on automation. Each episode brings experts in to share their stories and talk about the latest in recruiting technology. Recent episodes have touched on the best applications of chat bots, how to personalize recruiting with big data, and what areas of recruiting technology won’t be impacting anytime soon.
Best for: Deep dives on the latest and greatest in HR technology
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