The Chad & Cheese Podcast

HR's Most Dangerous Podcast

Chad & Cheese discuss a wide variety of topics and current news stories around recruiting, human resources, and employment. Hiring companies, employers, and vendors tune in weekly for insights from practitioners, vendors, startups, and more.

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Shredded: UKG, Fountain, 2045, MeetFrank, Immedis, Clevy, Hybr1d & More

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The Shred is a weekly roundup of who’s raised funds, who’s been acquired and who’s on the move in the world of recruitment. The Shred is brought t...
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HR Tech Noise w/ James Appleton

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Live from UNLEASH America in Las Vegas, James Appleton, director of talent acquisition at Harri, joins Chad & Cheese for a conversation about the ...
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F*CK INTERVIEWS w/ Stephane Rivard

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Interviews kinda suck. There’s got to be a better mousetrap, right? That’s why we brought Stephane Rivard, CEO & founder at Hiring Branch on the p...
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Veritone Flips the ‘Bean

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Layoffs, acquisitions and world-destroying A.I. … Oh, my! Veritone spreads its wings and snags Broadbean from CareerBuilder for a reported $52 mil...
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More about Chad and Cheese

Bringing to the people over 40 years of combined experience Chad and Cheese bring a unique perspective and brash flavor to the recruitment industry.

Chad Sowash, an Army Infantry Drill Sergeant, cut his teeth in online recruiting in ’98 with Online Career Center before it was launched in ’99 as He helped build DirectEmployers from the ground up, steered RecruitMilitary toward revenue as CXO, and built Randstad’s very first military veteran hiring program. Today you can find him speaking at events, podcasting or just working his ass off as a Principal Partner at Catch 22 Consulting.

The yin to Chad’s podcasting yang – get it? – is Joel Cheesman another recruiting industry tech geek from the late 90’s where he worked at eSpan one of the very first job boards in the world, JobOptions, CareerBoard, Jobing, and did partnership shit at EmployeescreenIQ. But you probably know him from his days as Cheezhead. Joel likes to tinker which means he's also started a variety of businesses, including his latest venture an employer review aggregator and brand early warning system called Ratedly.

Please visit the official Chad & Cheese website for more information.

The Team

Chad Sowash

Co-Founder, Co-Host, Producer
Besides podcasting constantly, Chad speaks at events and is Principal Partner at Catch 22 Consulting.

Joel Cheesman

Co-Founder, Co-Host
In addition to podcasting, Joel is the founder of Ratedly and Head Cheeze of Cheezhead.