Talk Talent To Me
All About Speak_ + Events + Opportunities
Talk Talent To Me is a weekly business, careers, and technology podcast with 214 episodes that star recruiting leadership from everywhere under the talent acquisition sun. The podcast is hosted by Rob Stevenson and is a fast-paced rough-and-tumble tour through the strategies, metrics, techniques, and trends shaping the recruitment industry. Originally presented by Hired.com, Rob has continued the podcast as an independent entity.
Topics of the Podcast:
How Speak_ was born
How the current US economy is providing a great opportunity to level the playing field.
The methodology used at Speak_ to prepare underrepresented talent for big tech roles.
The benefits of the community aspect of Speak_’s course structure.
The access and information that candidates receive in the program.
Where the deficiency lies in terms of not having representative workforces.
Why Speak_ focuses on teaching candidates to speak the language of the targeted company.
The preferred source of hire of the companies in which Speak_ is placing talent.
The prevalence of imposter syndrome amongst underrepresented candidates.
What leads candidates to believe they’re not qualified according to the job description.
Other factors which limit the hiring funnel.
How the Speak_ program helps candidates create suitable resumes.
The consulting incorporated into Speak_’s engagement with customers.
Why Speak_ does 12 cohorts a year.
What Speak_ is looking for in its customers
The discrepancy we have observed between recruiters and hiring managers.
What companies can do to make a difference from a diversity hiring perspective.
PLUS: Join Our Upcoming Roundtable with Daniel Chait on March 30th
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