HR Darwin Awards

Can we have a moment of silence for the death of Hire by Google? OK, enough of that.

On this week’s episode, the boys cover

- News from Florida, where SHRM conferences are competing for Darwin Awards

- Staffing agencies are getting gobbled up by job sites

- SmartRecruiters kicks the cubical to the curb

- Ultimate + Kronos = Crayon Marketing

- Facebook plays the VR card

- Burger King keeps blowing our minds and we finally reveal Chad’s porn name.

It’s a wild ride, recorded in-person from Columbus, Indiana and, as always, powered by Sovren, JobAdx, and Jobvite.


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INTRO (14s):

Hide your kids! Lock the doors! You're listening to HRS most dangerous podcast. Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesman are here to punch the recruiting industry, right where it hurts! Complete with breaking news, brash opinion and loads of snark, buckle up boys and girls, it's time for the Chad and Cheese podcast.

Joel (29s):

Aw yeah.

Chad (31s):


Joel (32s):

Working harder than two ugly strippers in a pandemic Welcome to the Chad and Cheese podcast coming at you from a Mexican restaurant in beautiful Columbus, Indiana.

Chad (39s):

We're outside people.

Joel (43s):

What's up everybody. I'm your cohost Joel, Chuck Taylor Cheesman.

Chad (47s):

And I'm Chad. I'm eating the shit out of salsa Sowash.

Joel (52s):

And on this week's episode, our official eulogy to Google Hire, goes shopping.

Chad (58s):


Joel (58s):

No wait, hope you're sitting down.. Facebook VR people ...

Chad (-):

Damn it.

Joel (1m 6s):

Yeah, boy we'll be right back after I get this salsa off my tee shirt.

Jobvite (1m 6s):

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Chad (1m 35s):

And we're back that's right people we are back.

Joel (1m 39s):

Our second ever outdoor dining podcast in Columbus.

Chad (1m 39s):

in Columbus!

Joel (1m 39s):

I'll remind you that you weren't real happy about the editing of my chomping on wings the last time we talked. So this time you bring me to a Mexican place with chips and salsa in front of me. So you have a nightmare editing night of editing in your future. My friend.

Chad (1m 60s):

Anywhere that we meet for lunch, there's going to be gnawing, it's just gonna happen. So I just have to live with it and listeners so do you.

Joel (2m 6s):

At least this one comes with a Micheloda and a margarita. Lalalala.

Chad (2m 9s):

Yes. And luckily again, in downtown Columbus, outside.

Joel (2m 17s):

COVID friendly, COVID aware.

Chad (2m 17s):


Joel (2m 17s):

Unlike our first news story, which we'll get to. And that's exactly right, but, but shout outs! What do you think? I'm going to go with Jeremy Roberts as my first shout out. We mentioned Jeremy in last week's show was a Hiring Solved layoffs.

Chad (2m 33s):


Joel (2m 33s):

Unfortunately, but he has found, he has found his feet, his footing. My God, he'll be joining Seek Out.

Chad (2m 42s):


Joel (2m 42s):

Former death match winner Anoop Gupta.

Chad (2m 42s):

Very smart, good job Anoop.

Joel (2m 47s):

Well done on both parties. I'm excited to see how that works out. Jeremy will apparently be doing some sort of sales consulting with clients and whatnot. We'll get more on that. But shout out to Jeremy.

Chad (2m 58s):

Good call and Jackie's out there, too, by the way. Don't forget it. Don't don't forget about her.

Joel (3m 0s):

Jackie's waiting. She's got some solid talent.