the chad & cheese podcast

hr's most dangerous podcast

chad & cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources, and employment. hiring companies, employers, and vendors tune in weekly for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

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between shipments of baby formula to the u.s., finland and sweden applying for nato and the impending monkeypox apocalypse, asking people to keep up with the employment scene in europe isn't easy. so aren't you lucky chad & cheese, joined by lieven, are here to make sense of it all? this week, jobandtalent sets it's sights on the u.s., buy-or-sell with werk and whoz and an interview from the e-recruitment congress.

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velocity global snags $400m to help employers hire remote talent

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the shred is a bite-sized bit of recruitment news to help make sure you’re in-the-know, even if you’re on-the-go. the shred is brought to you by r...
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indeed, ziprecruiter, dice & styx - the best of times

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here's what icims just learned about gen z

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more about chad and cheese

bringing to the people over 40 years of combined experience chad and cheese bring a unique perspective and brash flavor to the recruitment industry.

chad sowash, an army infantry drill sergeant, cut his teeth in online recruiting in ’98 with online career center before it was launched in ’99 as monster.com. he helped build directemployers from the ground up, steered recruitmilitary toward revenue as cxo, and built randstad’s very first military veteran hiring program. today you can find him speaking at events, podcasting or just working his ass off as a principal partner at catch 22 consulting.

the yin to chad’s podcasting yang – get it? – is joel cheesman another recruiting industry tech geek from the late 90’s where he worked at espan one of the very first job boards in the world, joboptions, careerboard, jobing, recruiting.com and did partnership shit at employeescreeniq. but you probably know him from his days as cheezhead. joel likes to tinker which means he's also started a variety of businesses, including his latest venture an employer review aggregator and brand early warning system called ratedly.

please visit the official chad & cheese website for more information.

the team

chad sowash

co-founder, co-host, producer
besides podcasting constantly, chad speaks at events and is principal partner at catch 22 consulting.

joel cheesman

co-founder, co-host
besides podcasting "on the reg", joel is the founder of ratedly and head cheese of cheezhead.