Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 1: Tips, tricks and expert opinion in talent solutions with Nikki Keys
he Talent-Ed podcast provides in depth guidance for ambitious business leaders who know the right talent attraction strategy is key to welcoming brilliant people into your business. In the first episode of season 2, Sophie Rigby sat down with Nikki Keys, Director of Customer Success at Capdesk, to discuss the ins and outs of startup life. We go on a deep dive into what you need to think about when you’re scaling a business, how to make sure your team doesn’t lose what made it special in the first place, and where your people fit into your growth strategy (spoiler alert: they should be at the very centre of it!). What’s more important to hire for: skills and experience, or attitude? How do you support your people AND preserve your culture as your business grows? What’s the most valuable advice for founders at the beginning of their journey? Tune in to find out! Capdesk is Europe’s #1 equity management platform, helping organisations save time, money and resources by unlocking the power of equity, and uniting employees, owners, and investors through shared successes.
Talent-Ed | Season 3 Episode 1: Jeff Matthews, CEO at Talivest
We’re back for the brand new Season 3 of The Talent-Ed podcast. For the first episode of the new season, we break through the Zoom screen and meet our guest face-to-face! In episode one, host Leo Harrison, Founder of Chapter 2, sits down with Jeff Matthews, CEO of Talivest. Few people have the level of experience Jeff holds when it comes to successfully scaling tech companies. His previous gig was as Global Head of Sales at LinkedIn, where he started out as employee number seven in the early days of the tech giant’s growth journey. Today, he’s heading up the innovative Talivest, where the team works to enrich employee satisfaction and transform the way companies think about staffing. Listen along as Leo and Jeff discuss the importance of employer engagement, company branding, growing a successful team, and all the challenges that come along with it. It’s a brilliant, insightful episode to kick-off the new season – don’t miss it!
Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 7: Mischa Walmsley, Senior Talent Partner at Element
In episode 7 of the Talent-Ed podcast, your host Sophie Rigby, Business Development Director at Chapter 2, speaks to Mischa Walmsley, Senior Talent Partner at Element, about the competition for talent, hiring in modern times, mental health at work, and more. The tech industry has been under a lot of strain due to the talent shortage we’re experiencing and who better to talk about a way forward than a Senior Talent Partner at a high-growth business? This episode is filled with informative discussions and intriguing opinions on everything from the use of LinkedIn in recruiting, to how to advocate for mental health in your organisation. Mischa offers a refreshing perspective on modern hiring throughout the episode and you’ll be left with lots to think about. Connect with host Sophie Rigby. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophierigby/) Or contact guest Mischa Walmsley. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mischa-walmsley1276/?originalSubdomain=uk)
Talent-Ed | Season 2 Episode 6: Charlotte Curley, Recruitment Operations Manager at Octopus.
Welcome to the 6th episode of the second series of the Talent-Ed podcast. Today, our host Sophie Rigby is joined by Charlotte Curley, Recruitment Operations Manager at Octopus. Working both agency and in-house for some amazing companies such as Rolls-Royce, PA Consulting, and at her current workplace Octopus, Charlotte has some incredible talent acquisition experience under her belt. In this episode, Charlotte shares her insight and lets us know her thoughts on the current climate, counter-offer culture, and how the control now often sits with the candidate. We also listen in on her experience with employer branding, how talent acquisition has changed as a result of the pandemic, and her tech talent tool recommendations for 2022 and beyond. To hear more about Charlotte’s expertise, and get a hiring head start for next year, listen to the full episode.