More and more of the smartest people in the HR industry are sharing their best practices through insightful interviews via podcasts. Whether you’re on your morning commute, or working out in the gym, these podcasts are a great way to stay up to date on the latest in everything from people analytics to hr software.
While this list may be a bit daunting, it’s our hope that you latch onto a few new podcasts that pique your interest, and then try out others over time. Shoutout to RecruitingBrainfood that has a google doc with a lot of these which was very helpful in our research for this post. Also, if we missed a podcast that needs to be here, please shoot us a note.
About: #WorkTrends is a podcast and Twitter chat hosted weekly by Meghan M. Biro. You’ll get all the news you need to stay current, and hear from leading experts, HR tech vendors and HR practitioners about what inspires them.
About: 21st Century HR is a podcast exploring how to build better businesses through modern people practices and approaches. Each episode spotlights progressive practices and leaders that are reshaping the field of HR. The aim of the show is to illuminate what it takes to build people-centric companies. It includes stories and journeys of CHRO's, Chief People Officers, CEO, Head of Talent, and more.
About: Finding great mentors who you can learn from is one of the top tips that they are always giving to candidates who work with them at JBM and to help those of you who are looking for that mentorship they decided to launch this podcast.
In each episode they share the inspiring stories, advice and mentorship from those in their network to help you learn from their insights so that you can apply them in your career and your life.
About: Big Fish in the Talent Pool is a podcast hosted by Erin McDermott Peterson, a former Global Head of Talent Acquisition and RPO General Manager. She interviews current Fortune 500 Global Heads of TA exclusively, about the joys and challenges of TA Leadership. Everything from employment branding, to new technologies, to culture and unconscious bias in hiring, global team management, smart sourcing, the talent market, assessment tools, to RPO decisions, and more!
About: Joe Mullings is hoping to provide insight to those looking to really drive his personal careers with advice rooted in 3 decades of career development and coaching.
Joe has helped build hundreds of companies working closely with CEO’s and entrepreneurs in the high-tech world. He founded the top search firm in the medical device industry and has built other businesses including The Armory which had world class UFC fighters and World Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu professionals.
About: Changeboard's HR Podcast 'Future Talent' features interviews and discussions with senior thought leaders sharing their perspectives on the changing world of work. Changeboard is a leading destination for HR jobs and thought leadership.
About: Angela Copeland has coached job seekers for over 10 years, & is the founder of her career coaching practice, Copeland Coaching. She is the host of the Copeland Coaching Podcast, author of syndicated newspaper column Career Corner, and author of career book Breaking The Rules & Getting The Job.
About: Corporate Alumni Leaders and Industry Experts discuss a variety of topics around executing a successful and sustainable Alumni program.
EnterpriseAlumni invites leaders interested in understanding how to launch, engage and re-engage their Alumni communities to a series of webinars with global thought leaders and subject matter experts.
About: In this podcast and video series, David Green will be speaking to a range of senior HR leaders who are pushing a data-driven and digital HR agenda. You'll hear from people leaders who are driving transformation in their organisations on how HR can prepare for the future and what HR leaders need to do to prepare for the Future of Work.
About: The Gartner Talent Angle podcast is a new and exciting approach to talent management. Every month, we’ll talk with those on the forefront of HR innovation — innovators, academics, HR professionals, economists, coaches — to explore the most interesting and cutting edge ideas in the world of HR and people development. Join us as we reimagine talent.
About: Learn how companies are cultivating business success through hiring success. Now, more than ever people are what will determine the future of a company. Getting the right talent at the right time is the ultimate competitive edge for any venture and SmartRecruiters is at the forefront of fostering those connections.
About: A podcast for all those who provide personnel: either in the context of project business or in permanent employment. You are in the right place if you want to get off to a flying start as a beginner in this great industry, if you want to advance to the next level of sales as an experienced consultant or if you want to generate stable revenues as an entrepreneur in the HR consulting business and want to retire from operations.
About: DriveThruHR is a captivating, easy-to-digest, and occasionally irreverent lunchtime discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Their guest and hosts discuss a variety of topics including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR.
About: This show is disruptive and it will challenge the conventional thinking of how you recruit for your company. The show's mission is to help Entrepreneurs and hiring managers to avoid costly hiring mistakes! They identify a specific problem and provide proven solutions to enable you to WIN the right hire, sharing insights from top-performing rebel entrepreneurs, disruptors & industry experts.
About: HR Happy Hour, the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast, focuses on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. The show is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference and Trish McFarlane, CEO of H3 HR Advisors.
About: Turnover is a critical problem facing organizations in every industry. Unhappy employees leave their companies to find new opportunities where they can develop their careers, learn new skills and take part in exciting and challenging work. Recorded at Think 2018, this podcast covers how to identify and close skill gaps, engage employees in meaningful work, and build personalized career experiences for them.
About: Inside team building is a podcast aimed at a prominent feature of successful employing businesses - team building. Learn how to build the best teams and ensure that they work together and cooperate with your company!
About: Work is broken. Laurie is here to fix it. Every two weeks, she brings you interviews and insights from people who are changing the world, taking risks and showing up every damn day to say NO to corporate bullshit, misogyny, institutional racism and everything else that is wrong with how we earn our pay checks.
About: Margins will explore what it means to communicate in the digital age. They’ll share stories about the messier side of content marketing — what works, what doesn’t, and the big questions we’re all asking at work. In this no-advice and no-checklist zone, you’ll hear from marketers, creative people and leaders.
About: How can Latinos become more successful? Learn the secrets o.f the most influential people and apply them to your life. Join corporate veteran, entrepreneur and business coach Jose Pinero as he interviews fascinating leaders and brings inspiring stories, lessons and advice to empower and elevate Latinos.
About: Are you interested in news from the world of recruitment, sourcing and modern HR? Then this podcast is for you. In each episode of the podcast, José and Matej talk about a specific trend or problem not only in the recruitment field.
About: Looking for fresh content to solve your human capital issues but don't have a full hour? Subscribe to the HCI podcast series to gain access to leading HR practitioners from Fortune 1000 companies, as well thought-leaders, authors, and academics. These experts cover everything from talent acquisition and analytics to engagement, retention, and development.
About: Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
About: With a focus on the common man, the podcast goes to show what a lot of people do not manage to see. The fact that they hold a lot of power, and can do a lot of wonderful things if they put their minds to it.
About: A podcast about jobs, career, and what isn’t said at the water cooler.Seasoned HR and recruiting consultants Liz and Kat help you navigate your career and get through your work day. Go beyond the employee manual for some real job talk!
About: Inspiring interviews with today's most successful recruitment business leaders brought to you weekly. They start every podcast with their biggest failure before uncovering their 'eureka moment' and the actions they took to turn that moment into success.
About: Recruitment On The Go is your go-to podcast to learn about everything and anything recruitment-related – on-the-go. With a new 7 - to 15-minute episode every weekday, Recruitment On The Go is the perfect podcast to listen to during your morning or afternoon commute.
About: In each episode, our podcast host Dan Daw is joined by a fellow recruitment expert who will share their industry insight, career wisdom, entertaining anecdotes and love of music. Tackling the all important question of what music to play
About: If you are working in tech recruitment, you may already have experienced the gap between tech and non-tech profiles and the struggles to "speak the same language". Texidi's Recs & Devs brings tech recruiters and developers closer together.
About: Hosted by Chris Russell, online recruiting's mad scientist, the RecTech podcast covers all aspects of recruiting technology and recruitment marketing including interesting new tools & vendors. You'll also hear how recruiters leverage technology to find talent.
About: Interviews with leading industry specialists, giving you insider knowledge, actionable tasks to create a seriously effective and profitable recruitment business. Take your recruitment to a whole new level!
About: Saul Searching - the Saul Recruitment podcast where Darren searches for loads of interesting and valuable insights for his listeners! Anything from how to build a "WOW" company culture to Job Seeking strategies to what makes a "winner's" mind set - it's ALL here..
About: Sourcing Certifications provides Talent Sourcing Training and Skill Assessment for Recruiters, Talent Acquisition Professionals, and Teams and has enjoyed training tens of thousands of professionals internationally since it started in 2012.
About: Talent Acquisition Innovators Radio is an interview podcast tailor-made for the Talent Acquisition and HR community. With a new guest every episode, they’ll discuss the ins and outs of the recruitment process, engaging fresh talent, managing tough internal hiring dilemmas, and the future of talent acquisition.
About: Starring recruiting leadership from everywhere under the talent acquisition sun, Talk Talent To Me is a fast-paced rough-and-tumble podcast about the strategies, techniques, and trends shaping the recruitment industry.
About: Speaking with TA leaders, Industry suppliers and even those from the 'Agency Dark Side' Tapod will explore challenges, changes and confusion in a world that is crying out for a voice. They aim to be informative... a little controversial... with a touch of crazy.
About: In this weekly show, international employer brand leaders, rebels, and innovators share their favorite tactics and strategies. From challenger brands with momentum – to leading companies such as GE, Walmart, Unilever, Wells Fargo, and Salesforce.
About: A weekly show where Jacob has in-depth discussions with senior executives and business leaders around the world on the future of work. Each episode of the podcast explores a new topic and features a special guest.
About: Listen to the HRChat show to get insights, strategies, and anecdotes to help you get more from the world of work. Show topics covered include HR Tech, Leadership, Talent, Recruitment, Employee Engagement, Recognition and Company Culture.
About: Jack and Ollie make their way through a host of different topics and issues found in the wonderful world of early careers and explore the early careers market together with the help of the wonderful people they’ve met over their combined 20 years of experience in the sector.
About: The Jim Stroud Podcast explores the discoveries and trends forming the future of our lives. Brain to brain communication, robot bosses, microchip implants for workers and immortality as an employee benefit are all happening now!
About: A podcast series sharing insight and views on recruitment marketing. The Lonely Marketer shares knowledge of recruitment marketing to give you the validation you are doing things right and the confidence to try new things..
About: People Leaders is a boutique consultancy and training provider specialising in the development of high performing teams for businesses of all sizes. We teach managers to become leaders and inspire staff to become teams.
About: A talkshow with leading figures in the staffing industry where AI, future of work, recruitment agencies, diversity & inclusion, gig economy, recruiting technology, workplace culture and the rest are discussed.
About: The Recruiting Future Podcast - one of the leading podcasts on it's genre, this is a regular 2-3 times per month podcast which sees Matt Alder interview some of the leading thinkers and doers in the recruiting world.
About: The hosts chat with people in the HR, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, and Employer Branding space about all things recruiting, marketing, sourcing, employer branding, social media, diversity & inclusion, and more. It’s the perfect light-hearted way to expand your knowledge and be inspired.
About: Sourcing Challenge Show is a weekly show where Mark talks to Talent Sourcing Professionals from around the world about how they got started in the in Industry, what they are excited about working on now and more.
About: The Talent Development Hot Seat features interviews and insights from leading talent development professionals and company executives who are passionate about developing their people. The host, Andy Storch, will ask each of them to share some of their successes, failures, challenges and advice for others as well as what trends they are seeing in the industry.
About: Aiming to support people realize their potential, Talent equation brings the mix of talent to your pre-existing HR gravy, and helps you realize the true potential of a talented, motivated workforce.
About: TotalPicture interviews thought leaders, practitioners, and vendors in HR technology, Talent Acquisition, Staffing, Leadership and Innovation to provide cutting-edge content and actionable information to their listeners.
About: This is Value through Vulnerability, a human-centred podcast dedicated to helping put the human back into humanity. We share ideas, opinion & challenges around courage, self-awareness, vulnerability, inclusivity, listening, trust, values, mind-set & more.
About: Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to explore the science of making work not suck. From learning how to love criticism to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.
About: Since 2014, the Workology Podcast has been a podcast for the disruptive workplace and HR leader who's tired of the status quo. Hosted by Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder of Workology.com. She sits down with guests to discuss trends, tools and case studies for the business leader in 25-minute, bite-sized episodes.
About: Xing regularly prepares for you an exclusive conversation with an exciting personality from the HR environment. Get to know innovative stories, take a look behind the scenes of various companies and above all: be entertained.
About: There are many HR experts and people with great stories to talk to. Easygoing and informal. The goal? A podcast that provides the listener with tips for his professional life within the HR scene.
About: Freedom and a laptop on your lap: Freelancing is becoming increasingly attractive and an essential building block for the labor market of the future. But what does it mean to work successfully freely? Find out, with Daniel Barke.
About: Jamie Leonard - the CEO and Founder of the Recruitment Events Company – has been a key supporter and advocate for Neurodiversity at Work. Jamie shares his view and vision for Neurodiversity at Work and beyond in this podcast. It's a personal and inspiring story.
Again, we hope this list serves as good inspiration to start listening to some of the best and brightest in the HR and recruiting industry. If we missed one, let us know!
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