• Episode 15 – Paul Nightingale [Juniper Training]

    Episode 15 – Paul Nightingale [Juniper Training]

    RecTalk sit with the undisputed King of Apprenticeships in Recruitment, a stand-up up-and-comer and all-round great guy Paul Nightingale to discuss Apprenticeships in 2023. Recruitment’s low barrier to entry means a lot of trainees exist, but what’s the difference between a trainee and an apprentice.

    We make comparisons between Youth team players and First Team players, understand how the course content is created and delivered and things get a little heated when the co-hosts disagree on a pretty vital point.

  • Episode 14 – Rich Berrisford [Giant Finance]

    Episode 14 – Rich Berrisford [Giant Finance]

    Is Invoice financing complex? Selling Invoice Finance, selling to recruiters, partnering with your finance provider and more selling with Rich Berrisford [Giant Finance+]

    We talk the complex world of invoice financing, discounting, ensuring your invoices are paid, credit risk, over trading and much more in this in-depth deep dive into Giant Finance+ and how they are shaping the future of recruitment agencies moving forward.

  • Episode 13 – Dave Jenkins [Wave]

    Episode 13 – Dave Jenkins [Wave]

    Dave from Wave or David from Wavid? Either way, we welcome CEO, Founder, Entrepreneur and overall great guy Mr. David Jenkins onto RecTalk this week to discuss the variety of innovative things happening over at Wave HQ.

    Dave gives his views on how the recent growth of AI in RecTech and how it compares to the early internet days. We have the absolute pleasure of looking at the technology industry through the eyes of this pioneer and dive into the future of recruitment technology.

    Hold on to your hats, this one’s a ride!

  • Episode 12 – Steve Guest [The Expert Recruiter & Top Biller]

    Episode 12 – Steve Guest [The Expert Recruiter & Top Biller]

    Successful recruitment business owner, best selling author of two industry specialist books and property developer, among other amazing achievements, it’s an absolute honour to have the inspirational Steve Guest on RecTalk. Join us as we dive into the live of the original Top Biller, discussing his recruitment industry thoughts, personal brand, structure, how to build your LinkedIn network, the future, the past and what happens next.

  • Episode 11 – Paul Thompson [Voyager & Ikiru People]

    Episode 11 – Paul Thompson [Voyager & Ikiru People]

    This week RecTalk welcomes Paul Thompson from Ikiru People, the parent company who bring the recruitment world Voyager Infinity. Paul deep dives into the world of Post-Covid and recruitment, AI and automation and the impact on the industry with the arrival of new tech. He also opens up about his sobriety, his mental health advocacy and much more. Join us in enjoying some quality time with one charismatic and entertaining person who has been in the recruitment industry for many, many years!

  • Episode 10 – David Birch [Endurance Zone]

    Episode 10 – David Birch [Endurance Zone]

    In this episode we take a walk down memory lane with the person who initially hired both hosts into the recruitment industry. Since leaving the industry, Dave has gone on to take, what was a passion project / side hustle, to a global brand in the Sports Membership & Rewards world.

    Listen in to tales of a time gone by, why the recruitment industry wasn’t the place for Dave and how he went on to build his Endurance Zone empire, with the support of some outstanding people around him!

  • Episode 9 – SupplyIN2

    Episode 9 – SupplyIN2

    In today’s episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Adam Jordan and Chester Boothe, experts from SupplyIN2, an outsourced procurement consultancy specializing in procurement for recruitment businesses. Adam and Chester will be sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience in the procurement field, discussing key strategies, best practices, and industry insights that can help you take your recruitment business to the next level.

    So sit back, grab a cup of coffee, and get ready to learn from two of the best in the business on this episode of RecTalk.

  • Episode 8 – Rebecca Pay [Kick Ass CVs]

    Episode 8 – Rebecca Pay [Kick Ass CVs]

    Not everyone we speak to on RecTalk is still in the traditional recruitment world. We invited in, LinkedIn’s most Kick Ass CV coach, author, mother and one of the most charming guests we’ve invited onto the show, Rebecca Pay to talk all things CVs and job hunting. Rebecca is held in such high regard from her customers. I mean just look at these reviews!

    Rebecca is the ultimate professional in delivering what she offers and advertises. It’s a breath of fresh talking to this lady as she has the humorous chatter to make you feel at ease whilst offering an immaculate service. I’ve had the pleasure to use Rebecca’s company to do some much needed work on my resume and linked in account. I’m delighted with her quick turnaround and delivering everything we discussed and more. The end result was that pleasing that I am delighted to recommend Rebecca to any friends and colleagues who needs a similar job doing.

    Rebecca is an accomplished professional with a giving heart. When I connected with her and followed her posts I knew she was the real deal, with an abundance of CV writing knowledge. Rebecca’s marketing style is very edgy, fun and unique. I used her free CV template service which got my foot in the door immediately and I was offered a position within days. Just imagine if I actually used her paid service! I will without doubt be paying for her services in the future. If you need help crafting your CV to help with your career search DO NOT hesitate in contacting Rebecca! Thanks for all your help!

    Rebecca is a very good listener and creates extremely readable and compelling CVs for her customers. I recommended Rebecca’s services to a friend and she helped to order and emphasise her experience and skills in a great-looking document. The CV led to an interview – and new job straight out of the box!! I’d recommend Rebecca’s CV services to anyone needing a fresh perspective on their CV. She’s a diamond!

    She may no longer be directly involved in our industry, but she sure does get how it works. This one’s going to be a great listen!

  • Episode 7 – Mark Hopkins [Thomas Lee Recruitment, It Starts With You Podcast & The Recruiter’s Arms]

    Episode 7 – Mark Hopkins [Thomas Lee Recruitment, It Starts With You Podcast & The Recruiter’s Arms]

    RecTalk sits down with the ever popular “Mr Best Friend on LinkedIn” Mark Hopkins, of Thomas Lee Recruitment, to discuss a range of things from personal branding, LinkedIn content, Video marketing, Vasectomies and more! This one is going to be a fun listen!

  • Episode 6 – Will Grashoff [OX Seven & You Exclusive]

    Episode 6 – Will Grashoff [OX Seven & You Exclusive]

    They say, in recruitment, never fraternise with ‘the enemy’. But what if ‘the enemy’ are actually pretty cool? What if ‘the enemy’ are a bunch of cool as F guys lead by an even cooler guy, who reminds us all that not all sales people are… well you know. Sean & Nitin welcome Will Grashoff, in an uncut, unfiltered edition of RecTalk, fueled by beer, wine, nuts and stories of HOW. How do you go from working a 9-5, in the comfort blanket of employment, to taking the leap and going alone.

    Will tells all in this extra long, but extra indulging podcast. And if you’re out there, wanting to go it alone, or maybe you went it alone but it’s not what you thought… whatever you’re feeling, this one will help you a lot. It’s a journey… enjoy it. Willy Will, are you with me?