The Shortlst

The Shortlist is a series of conversations between Johnny Campbell and influential members of the recruitment and TA industry. Each week, they will discuss the current news stories and their impact on the industry as a whole. Broadcast live on YouTube and LinkedIn, tune in for your chance to interact, and get answers to the big questions.

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Next up on The Shortlist

Johnny will be joined by founder and managing director of Recruiting Toolbox, John Vlastelica. The topic of conversation? "How TA teams can work with their hiring managers to make sure they don't suck". Says it all really! If you have a talent advisory question that you would like Johnny or John to answer, please submit it below and we will try to answer it during the show.

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Coming Soon

John Vlastelica, Recruitment Toolbox

How to help your hiring managers not suck

Wed 3rd June

Jill Larsen, Chief People Officer, PTC

The new challenges for CHROs

Wed 10th June

Bill Boorman

Developing tech ideas for the new world

Wed 17th June

Previous Episodes

Torin Ellis

On this episode of The Shortlist, Johnny was joined by renowned D&I expert Torin Ellis. They discussed the recent acceleration into the future of work and how it can be used as an opportunity to diversify your workforce, not an obstacle.

John Wilson, WilsonHCG

Johnny was joined by CEO of WIlsonHCG, John Wilson. They discussed WilsonHCG's experience of bouncing back from previous recessions and provided great insights and advice on how recruitment teams can best respond and ramp back up after a downturn.

Lars Schmidt, Amplify

On this episode of The Shortlist, Johnny spoke with Lars Schmidt about how HR and TA teams are reacting to COVID-19. They also discussed new technologies that could rise with remote working.

Graeme Johnson, GVC and Bryan Adams, PH Creative.

On this episode of The Shortlist, Bryan Adams (pH.Creative) and Graeme Johnson (GVC) joined Johnny to talk about strategising through uncertainty and why employer brand is more important than ever.

Joanna Abeyie MBE, Blue Moon

On this episode of The Shortlist, Johnny was joined by the one and only Joanna Abeyie. They talked about the long term implications after covid for D&I in recruitment.

Jerome Ternynck, SmartRecruiters

On this episode of The Shortlist, Johnny is speaking with Jerome Ternynck from SmartRecruiters. Together they discussed the rise of remote working and its possible impact on recruitment.

The Shortlist

"P - I = R. Potential minus Interference equals Results. Have a D&I goal and make that goal your potential. Then think of all the things that are going to challenge and potentially derail that goal, that is your interference. Attack all of that interference and get it out of the way so you can get results."

- Torin Ellis

"If you're just starting out, find a leader not a job. Somebody you can learn from and somebody that will believe in you. In relation to talent, treat people right. We are in a people business and that needs to be at the forefront of your mind when dealing with people because reputation lasts forever." 

- John Wilson, WilsonHCG

"Build a good name. Do whatever you can to invest in others and support the community and your workspace. If you have that as your north star in your career, you will excel and you'll build great relationships and networks.

- Lars Schmidt, Amplify

“Being a recruiter is a relationship business. The ability to build relationships, get people talking, build a network inside your business, and really understand your business is what will make a recruiter successful.”

- Graeme Johnson, GVC

“Be up front about the adversities and realities of your organisation. Protect the culture of your company by hiring people that are a match. Don’t just sell the sizzle of the role.”

- Bryan Adams, PH Creative

“Try your best, and once you know better you should always do better. On inclusion, once you have heard the pitfalls or gotten advice on it you should act on it.”

- Joanna Abeyie MBE, Blue Moon

“Stop allowing yourself to be measured on faster and cheaper. As long as TA is measured by time to fill and cost per hire, we are never going to be able to be measured by the outcome that we produce.”

- Jerome Ternynck, SmartRecruiters

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