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7 TA Podcasts to Follow in 2021 

Summer is finally here! And we can’t think of a better time of year to kick back, relax and listen to some of the very best TA podcasts out there. That’s why the Adway team put together our Top 7 TA Podcasts List of insightful and inspiring podcasts that will change the way you think about TA. 

Ready to hit “subscribe” a few times? Read on. 

1. The Recruiting Future with Matt Alder

We’re definitely not the only ones who love Matt Alder’s podcast. The Recruiting Future Podcast is actually the world’s leading podcast on Talent Acquisition, making a regular appearance in the Charitable Global Business Top 100 chart. In other words: it’s a must-listen if you’re as much of a TA nerd as we are.

The Recruiting Future Podcast is the perfect way to discover powerful voices in the TA industry, as every episode has a brand new guest expert. With a focus on the future, the podcast covers topics like talent acquisition strategy, employer branding, technology, automation, marketing, diversity & inclusion, culture, experience and the future of work. 

Recommended Episode 
Analysing The Recruiting Technology Market

2. TalentCulture’s #WorkTrends Podcast with Meghan M. Biro 

TalentCulture’s weekly podcast and Twitter chat with Meghan M. Biro covers everything from humanizing the digital hiring experience to bringing people together at work, managing micro changes, connecting TA to a better candidate experience and much, much more. The guest speaker list is stacked with TA experts, HR tech pros, and all the news you need to stay current and inspired. 

Recommended Episode 
How to Humanize a Digital Hiring Experience


3. The RecruitingDaily podcast with William Tincup

The RecruitingDaily Podcast with William Tincup consists of a series of conversations with HR thought leaders and practitioners that digs deeply into the biggest challenges being faced in Talent Acquisition, Recruiting and HR today. In one of his latest episodes, William sat down with Adway’s Sara Dalsfelt, Senior Advisor of Digital Talent Acquisition, to discuss how practitioners can make the business case or use case for purchasing powerful, data-driven TA technologies like the Adway platform. 

Recommended Episode 
Storytelling about Adway with Sara Dalsfelt

4. Not the HR Lady with Tara Furiani and Justin Boggs

This is a bit of a “rookie” on the Top TA Podcast list, but Tara Furiani and Justin Boggs are about to finish their second successful season of episodes that will consistently leave you thinking, learning and laughing. They approach TA and HR in a candid and thoughtful way, using a funny twist on insightful topics like “Please Don’t Fear the HR Tech,” “Engaged? But we Just Met!” and “Your WORTHplace.” 

Recommended Episode

5. The Chad and Cheese Podcast 


Chad and Cheese are the self-proclaimed hosts of “HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast,” and they’re definitely the snarkiest of industry analysts. In other words, these guys tell it like it is and have fun along the way. They’re cocky, confident and still manage to offer crystal clear insights about the latest industry topics and trends. 

Recommended Episode
Firing Squad: Spontea Coffee's Viktoria Sheyko

6. HR Happy Hour with Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane


This podcast is one of the most popular and longest-running HR and TA-focused podcasts on our list. It hones in on topics that span the full spectrum of what you need to know: from human resources to management, leadership, and workforce technology. HR Happy Hour is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference and Trish McFarlane, CEO of H3 HR Advisors. 

Recommended Episode 
Improving Employee Experience with HR Technology

7. Never Mind the Job Spec 

Never Mind the Job Spec is all about reframing the played-out notion of the “ideal” job specification, with host Glenn Martin speaking to a series of fantastic guests each week. They share their first-hand personal and career experiences and provide a birds eye view into every angle of TA. Not to mention, he recently interviewed Adway’s own Rohan Dickinson to discuss the decision-making process behind his career change and how he became the Head of Partnerships at Adway! 

Recommended Episode 
Rohan Dickinson - Mental Resilience, HR Advocacy & the Power of Networking