Thankful and Stuffed


Turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and a heavy dose of seasonal goodness from Chad & Cheese make an appearance on this special podcast. No jive turkeys here!


The boys welcome Hourly's Quincy Valencia to talk things in our industry to be thankful for, as well as what turkeys showed-up on our radar in 2020. You'll laugh, you'll cry. Hell, you'll ask for seconds!


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INTRO (1s):

Hide your kids! Lock the doors! You're listening to HR’s most dangerous podcast. Chad Sowash and Joel Cheeseman 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 (23s):

Thanksgiving show! What's up, everybody as usual, you're listening to the Chad and Cheese podcast. I am your cohost Joel Cheeseman, joined by my Turkey in a whatever.


Chad (39s):

Tofurkey!


Joel (39s):

So Tofurky champion, Chad Sowash and our special guest!


Chad (45s):

Special guest?


Joel (48s):

That's right. The Q!


Chad (49s):

Friend of the show! Queen of chat bots.


Joel (55s):

We got a rough audience today.


Chad (57s):

Product innovation at Alexander Mann, she has a long list of accreditation. And she went to this little school down South too. University of Miami.


Quincy (1m 6s):

I did!


Chad (1m 7s):

They used to have a football team. Do they have football team anymore?


Quincy (1m 9s):

It's back, baby.


Chad (1m 12s):

Just because they have bling doesn't mean it's back. Welcome back to the show Quincy, how you doing?


Quincy (1m 18s):

Hey, you know what? Never better. Thanks for having me. I love this show.


President Trump soundbite (1m 22s):

Don't be rude.


Quincy (1m 23s):

And you have a birthday coming up.


Joel (1m 25s):

Ooh. How are you celebrating?


Chad (1m 26s):

How are you doing that?


Quincy (1m 27s):

I'm celebrating very Unabomber style at a cabin in the woods.


Chad (1m 34s):

How else would you do it?


Quincy (1m 35s):

I've been writing my manifesto.


Joel (1m 37s):

And a bottle of lotion.


Quincy (1m 39s):

My God.


Chad (1m 42s):

Puts it on the skin. Okay. Just so you know.


Quincy (1m 45s):

It's gonna be one of those shows.


Chad (1m 48s):

It's always one of those.


Joel (1m 49s):

We're not even drinking everybody.


Chad (1m 51s):

Joel always asks chat bot or conversational AI. Well, you're the Queen of chatbots. So I'm going with chatbots. How about you?


Quincy (1m 60s):

Look, you're the one who named me that and it was appropriate at the time, but we'd evolved from chatbot. I think some of us have, I mean, chatbots are still out there, right?


Joel (2m 9s):

Queen of conversational AI just doesn't roll off the tongue like Queen of chatbots does?


Quincy (2m 14s):

It doesn't. And so I'm embracing the moniker even though I've evolved beyond it and I'll keep it. It's good. I like it. It sounds good to me. And I liked the crown, so I'll keep it.


Joel (2m 25s):

Do you think the market is moving toward conversational AI? Because everyone I talk to is like, it's a chat bot. So even though the industry wants them to call it conversational AI it's still chatbot.


Quincy (2m 36s):

I mean, cause the truth is most of them still are. I mean that's so let's just call it what it is, what it is. We want to be a conversational AI experience and some of us are moving toward that and how we develop it and how we create the experience for our users.


Joel (2m 49s):

So you think at some point the market will, the market will decipher between the two.


Quincy (2m 54s):

I think it will have to. I mean it.


Joel (2m 56s):

Ok. All right.


Quincy (2m 57s):

But for now I'll take the chatbot moniker. It's ok, I still like it.


Chad (3m 0s):

Quincy's thankful for being called Queen of the chatbots and that today kids is our show. We are talking about what we're thankful about. Quincy, Joel, and myself are going to talk about what we're thankful about and then at the end, cause this is what you want. We're going to talk about our turkeys for 2020. And yes, 2020 has been a shit show of a year, but


Joel (3m 24s):

The whole year was a Turkey.


Chad (3m 27s):

There have been little rays of sunshine in 2020. So we're going to try to focus on that at first and then we're going to hit the Turkey. So right out of the gate, how do you want to start this Cheeseman?


Joel (3m 38s):

Yeah, I think we, we let our guest of honor, the Queen come out of the gate with her first thing that she's thankful for, in 2020.