Pink Squirrels!Oct 27, 2022
Diversity, the future of recruitment, and more: Australasian Talent Conference recap
This ep features two additional Sapians: Toby McKinnon, CMO, and Rhonda Zoef, Head of Growth. We discuss our recent appearance at the illustrious Australasian Talent Conference in Luna Park, Sydney. The team spoke to many thought leaders about diversity, recruitment efficiency, the future of talent acquisition, and more – and we're thrilled to share it with you in a compact session.
How to implement a game-changing Ai solution (with Keri Foti)
Barb Hyman is joined by Keri Foti, Head of Talent Acquisition at Woolworths Group. Woolworths is Australia’s largest private employer, and they use our tech to screen and interview a million candidates per year. They talk about the logistics of implementing a game-changing tech solution: Why to do it, how to get a big business united behind the project, how you measure return on investment, and more.
Effectively improving candidate experience (with Lars van Wieren)
This ep, we’re talking candidate experience with Lars Van Wieren, CEO at Starred. Sapia and Starred’s solutions are quite complementary, in that they solve for candidate experience issues in similar and different ways. Today we talk about candidate experience, but less about the ‘DO IT NOW’ and more about the ‘How to do it at your company’ - because we hear from a lot of people that the issue is not desire, but capability.
How to lead change as a CHRO (with Meahan Callaghan)
Barb Hyman is joined by Meahan, CHRO at Redbubble. Meahan Callaghan is a 30-year veteran of HR and talent acquisition. She has worked and consulted for major companies like Seek, AMP, and Mecca.
This episode may be entitled ‘how to lead change as a CHRO’, but it's perfect for you if you aspire one day to be a leader in HR. We talk about how to keep employees engaged, how to embrace technology at an org level, how to tackle the talent challenges of the future, and much more.
HR change management and future planning (with Kyle Lagunas)
Kyle Lagunas has more than a decade of experience leading GTM planning, change management, and innovation at some of the world's biggest companies.
In the wake of COVID, many companies are in survival mode. The temptation is to stick with established processes and systems, even if they're not working. Problem is, when it comes to your people and talent strategy, that's not going to cut it anymore.
Find out how HR and people leaders can start a useful and robust conversation about change at their company; how to select and implement the right tech; how to build a change management strategy, and much more.
Building EVP, good employee engagement, and more (with Jennifer Paxton)
We're joined by Jen Paxton, VP of people at Smile.io and mastermind behind jamyr.com. In times like this, Jen knows the value of really investing in employee engagement – and that means going beyond periodical surveys and boilerplate questions. We talked about how to build a solid EVP, novel ways to build an employer brand – including a really cool thing you can do with video – how to stop people from leaving, and much more.
Smarter talent acquisition in a scarce market (with Dan from HR)
To win in this talent-short market, you need to change your strategy. Learn from Daniel Space, Tik Tok thought leader and veteran HR Business Partner. Dan has helped some of the world's biggest companies (like EA and Spotify) transform their hiring.
Learn his tips for smarter talent sourcing, how to think about soft skills, why employer brand should leverage marketing team skills, and much more.
Better recruitment and personal branding with Russell Ayles
This week, we're joined by Russell Ayles, 20-year recruitment veteran, Director at Unrivalled, and one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices for 2022. Russell offers recruiters and TA managers practical tips to improve hiring successes, efficiencies, and personal brand.
If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “I really want to get my brand out there on LinkedIn, but I don’t know where to start, or I’m a bit self-conscious,” then start here.