Talent Jockey: Show for Job Seekers, Recruiters & Hiring Managers
By Sean Kelley: Recruiter, Advisor, Consultant, Podcaster
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A podcast for job seekers, recruiters and hiring managers. I'm your host, Sean Kelley, and I provide insight, advice and guidance to help bring all three parties to a win, win, win outcome.:::::::.So subscribe, listen, and lets talk to each other about searching for a job, recruiting prospective candidates, and hiring great people!
||Clean023 Candidate Experience||Candidate experience is becoming more and more important when attracting talent to your organization. With the learning curve of social media starting to flatten and candidates doing more research on organizations,||7/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022 Tips for Writing a Job Posting||Tips for writing a job posting. Some will say that the hiring manager should be the one to write the job posting. Sure, they may know their area better than a recruiter, the recruiter needs to know how to sexy it up and market the position.||1/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021 Peeple – People Reviewing Application||Peeple is scheduled to launch in November 2015. How you leave reviews for restaurants on Yelp, Peeple is where you leave reviews of people. Good? Bad? I consider some of the details outlined in this article published by the Washingtonpost.||10/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 Going Back to Recruiting, Recruiting||What’s the deal with Talent Jockey? Oh, and I’m going back to frontline recruiting. I have contemplated how to approach the Talent Jockey podcast. Do I do it every week? Is there a passion to put it out there? I don’t know, is the quick answer.||8/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 A Plea To Hiring Managers||In a plea to hiring managers I discuss an article written by Katelyn LaGarde entitled How Top Candidates Really Feel About Recruiters: 5 Brutally Honest Lessons. Katelyn attended industry sourcing conference SourceCon and talks about a panel that inclu||7/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 Screening Veterans, Things to Know||Screening veterans can be a challenge. Even if recruiters and hiring managers are themselves veterans, it is not always easy to interpret how a veteran’s skills and experience transfer to a civilian job. They may tell you about their military occupatio||4/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 Video Interview, Good and Bad||Substituting recruiter phone screen with a recorded video interview. I was skeptical at first, but then there are quite a few advantages for job applicant, recruiter and hiring manager. I am involved in a pilot program. My first thoughts were, “ooh,||4/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 Guide to Personal Branding||Personal branding will set you aside from something as brief as your resume. A guide to personal branding can be an entire book on itself, but I start out with a simple starting point to conveying more of yourself in today’s job market. Sure,||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 How to Handle the Exit Interview||You’re leaving the organization. There’s the exit interview. How do you handle it? I field a listener email and address this. The exit interview is typically conducted by human resources when you voluntarily leave an organization.||3/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 Seeking Job Help From A Trusted Source||John was in a temp job, but wanted full-time employment. He wasn’t sure what to do about his situation. He definitely needed some help. Here’s the story. I met John through a mutual friend. He was in a temporary position for over 6 months.||3/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 Handling LinkedIn Connections||How do you handle LinkedIn connections? There are articles, blog posts and podcasts that outline LinkedIn best practices, tips, advice, and how to optimize your profile on LinkedIn, but this is an episode where I explain how I’ve approached connections.||3/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 HR Technology with Guest Bentley Wolfe||Technology is shaping the world and is becoming a major part of human resources. I talk with HR technologist and disruptor, Bentley Wolfe, about how technology plays a role in the human resources space and its influence on recruiting. Social media,||3/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 Ten Reasons Why Job Seekers Should Use a Staffing Firm||Staffing firms, placement agencies, temp agencies, staffing agencies, call them what you will. They can be a great resource for job seekers. In this show I provide 10 reasons why you would want to use a staffing firm to find you a job.||2/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 How to Handle the Salary Question||Recruiters will ask you “what was your salary at your last position?” Listener of the show, Shawn, writes “What’s the best way for a job seeker to handle the “what are your salary requirements?” I’m attaching a link to a recent article on Li||2/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 4 Things Managers Can Do To Help Recruit Talent||How can managers help recruit talent? I list four things that will help recruiters while at the same time create a positive experience for applicants. While the argument can be made that attracting job applicants and getting them to apply to an open jo..||2/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 Why Some Recruiters Suck||Some recruiters just plain suck? They often times create bad experiences for job seekers. There’s no question about that. I often hear from job seekers about their bad interactions with recruiters. It irks me to no end because it doesn’t take much t||2/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 What a HR Recruiter Does After Meeting with Hiring Manager||Picking up from episode 006 where we talk about the recruiter meeting with the hiring manager about a job vacancy. In this episode I go into what a corporate HR recruiter does after they have the details from the hiring manager. Sure,||1/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 Details Recruiters Need To Get From Hiring Managers||Recruiter is notified by the Hiring Manager that they have an open position that needs to be filled. An intake session, meeting, is scheduled. The Recruiter knows they will need to get specific details about the position like: skills, education,||1/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 Rise Above The Competition, Here’s How||Don’t let hiring managers or recruiters compare your experience apples-to-apples with other hiring prospects. Rise above the competition, be an orange! It is the new year and you may have personal goals, or maybe resolutions,||1/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 Candidate Withdraws||Michael, a listener of the show, wants to know how to handle a candidate that withdraws from consideration of an opportunity or declines your offer. There’s no way around it, Recruiters deal with a product that can say ‘no’. The reasons may vary.||1/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 Resumes – Key Details You Need To Know||I talk about resumes in this episode. Resumes can be a struggle for some, others can document their experience really well. Here are some tips that can help you get started and on your way to that interview.||12/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 You Lost Your Job Now What?||Losing your job can be demoralizing, but you need to look ahead and pick yourself up. In this episode I outline some things you need to do when you lose your job to include a list of ten things to get you going on your job search.||12/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Introduction To Talent Jockey||The first episode is an introduction to Talent Jockey. What is this podcast about? It caters to job seekers, recruiters and hiring managers. They all have their respected challenges but all have the same common goal.||12/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Talent Jockey Podcasts
Sean Kelley explores common themes in recruitment from both the candidate and the recruiter perspective. The topics are fresh and well organized. The Podcast is easy to listen to and even entertaining as Sean uses his own personal examples and tips to to convey his message. I look forward to listening to future Podcasts.
Sean presents the information in a manner that is easy to understand. He offers great insight and resources.
No nonsense information, advice and opinions for the recruiter, HR professional and job seeker alike. Great listening!
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