Pivot2First

Turning people, recruiting and employment into a competitive advantage.

About the show

Pick First

On the Pivot to First podcast, we cover leadership, talent acquisition strategy, recruiting technology from a business leadership point of view. Ideal for CEOs, CFOs, and talent acquisition professionals. Each episode features an industry thought leader or a play you can use so you can pivot to first in the race for talent.

Episodes

  • Episode 18: Creating a Scaleable Hiring Process

    November 14th, 2022  |  58 mins 47 secs
    candidate experience, hr podcast, hr team, hr tech, hr tech podcast, human capital, human resource, podcast, recruiter, recruiting technology, recruitment, recruitment marketing, recruitment podcast, recruitment technology, ta tech, talent acquisition

    Erika and Aaron the dynamic duo from People on Point give us the secret formula to the people strategy they used to leverage recruiting technology to make 200 to 300 hires a month while sustaining the employee they currently had.

  • Episode 17: Video's Place in the Candidate Experience

    October 28th, 2022  |  28 mins 22 secs
    candidate experience, hr podcast, hr team, hr tech, hr tech podcast, human capital, human resource, podcast, recruiter, recruiting technology, recruitment, recruitment marketing, recruitment podcast, recruitment technology, ta tech, talent acquisition

    Getting employee testimonials is a nearly impossible task. From coordinating everyone, carving out time to film, editing, and getting the videos, posted the workload becomes overwhelming. What happens if the employee quits?

  • Episode 16: Humanizing Human Capital

    October 21st, 2022  |  55 mins 44 secs
    candidate experience, hr podcast, hr team, hr tech, hr tech podcast, human capital, human resource, podcast, recruiter, recruiting technology, recruitment, recruitment marketing, recruitment podcast, recruitment technology, ta tech, talent acquisition

    How do we see the ROI in human capital? This week Mike, David, Stela, and Solange dive deep into why Humanizing Human Capital is important.

  • Episode 15: Robin Schooling: What do Recruiters do?

    October 3rd, 2022  |  41 mins 3 secs
    candidate experience, hr team, hr tech, recruiter, recruiting technology, recruitment, recruitment marketing, recruitment technology, ta tech, talent acquisition

    Why aren’t 74% of recruiting teams meeting their hiring goals? Do they need to create more automation in the recruiting process? Or maybe review their candidate experience? It may not be the reason you think... Tune in to learn what the reality is versus the expectations people have of recruiters.

  • Episode 14: Cary Sparrow: Data has a Better Idea

    September 1st, 2022  |  34 mins 7 secs

    In this episode we have Cary Sparrow, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Greenwich HR. On this episode we discuss how most job market numbers are wildly inaccurate. Knowing what you should offer is different than knowing what people want.

  • Episode 13: David Bernstein- Hiring Through the years

    August 18th, 2022  |  38 mins 28 secs
    hrtech, recruitment

    Welcome David Bernstein to this week’s episode and to PivotCX team. This Week David & Mike talk about the progression of the recruitment industry from being on paper to going digital.

  • Episode 12: Advertising with Indeed

    July 15th, 2022  |  48 mins 30 secs
    advertising, indeed, recruiting

    There is much low-hanging fruit in the world of recruitment advertising that every recruiter can adopt to improve their hiring practices.

  • Episode 11: Hiring for Attitude

    June 16th, 2022  |  28 mins 34 secs

    Mike and Athin Cassiotis delve into the importance of setting a specific type of mindset in business and life, developing your company and personal brands, and hiring for attitude in this job market.

  • Episode 10: Reflecting on Values-Alignment

    June 9th, 2022  |  29 mins 42 secs
    team brand, values-alignment

    Mike and Lindsay reflect on how business values and company mindset to drive success.

  • Episode 9: The PEO Revolution

    June 3rd, 2022  |  32 mins 25 secs

    It's time for a PEO Revolution. Today I’m joined by Dawn Lively and Daniel Fuller of FullStack PEO. We use FullStack at PivotCX for HR benefits, payroll, and everything we do managing our own people. If you look at a PEO, what they allow a smaller company like us to do is compete with bigger companies for talent. It’s an option that, if it fits your organization, can be transformative.

  • Episode 8: The Secret Sauce to Employee Retention and Productivity with Traci Chernoff

    May 12th, 2022  |  31 mins 34 secs

    In this Pivot2First episode, Mike and Traci Chernoff consider the secret sauce to employee retention and productivity, and how to optimize the recruitment process by bringing people, technology, and businesses together. They also cover why peer interviewing is a great idea, the four pillars of employee engagement, and the interaction between AI-powered and human-powered HR.

  • Episode 7: Speed Wins in Recruiting, Every Time with Kyle Roed

    May 5th, 2022  |  37 mins 37 secs
    candidate flow, recruiting strategies, talent acquisition

    Speed Wins in Recruiting, and when it comes down to it, not all HR professionals recruit at the necessary speed. Mike Seidle and Kyle Roed discuss recruiting strategies CEOs can bring back to their team to get ahead in the competition for talent.