7 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

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Podcasts are storming the market when it comes to finding a fast and convenient way to consume information.

No matter what industry you work in, or what your interests include, you’re bound to find a podcast to suit your needs. 

The recruitment industry is no exception to this, but with recruiters all over the world willing to share their knowledge and expertise, it can be hard to know where to begin.

To make your decision a bit easier, we’ve narrowed down 7 of the most insightful recruitment podcasts on the market:

Hiring On All Cylinders


The perfect commute companion, Hiring On All Cylinders treats listeners to weekly, 20 minute episodes featuring prolific names from the recruitment industry. 

Powered by Entelo, a recruitment software company, the podcast covers topics from the current recruitment climate to new technologies emerging within the industry.

If you’re looking for a short podcast tackling important conversations within the industry, Hiring On All Cylinders is definitely worth a try! 

The Resilient Recruiter

Mark Whitby

Known as ‘The Recruitment Coach’, Mark Whitby has trained over 10,000 recruiters across 34 countries since 2001.

There’s no denying he’s a specialist in his field which is exactly why The Resilient Recruiter podcast is such a big success!

With the help of his guests, he delves into the secrets of being a successful professional in the recruitment agency. 

Mark also sparks important conversations about thriving in a post-pandemic society and how to increase female representation within the industry. 

Chad and Cheese

Evergreen Podcasts

With forty years of combined experience in the recruitment industry, Joel Cheeseman and Chad Sowash certainly know how to make people listen.

Described as ‘HR’s Most Dangerous Podcast’, they don’t hold back when it comes to sharing their unfiltered opinion on recruitment, human resources and employment.

If you’re looking for a podcast that isn’t afraid to push the boundaries and you’re not offended by a few expletives, this is definitely the one for you! 

The Recruiting Brainfood Podcast

Hung Lee 

After the success of his weekly newsletter, Recruiting Brainfood, recruitment ‘celebrity’ Hung Lee has taken to the art of podcasting like a duck to water.

His hour-long, weekly conversations are packed with tips from leading figures in the recruitment industry. 

If you want to learn more about gig economy, workplace culture and diversity within the recruitment industry, this is the podcast for you! 

The Recruitment Hackers Podcast


With discussions covering a range of topics from improving the candidate experience to discussing digital strategies, The Recruitment Hackers Podcast offers unique ideas on talent acquisition.

If you’re looking to integrate digitalisation and automation into your business, giving this podcast a listen should be an essential part of the process.

You should also give this a listen if you’re interested in finding out more about hiring remotely, workplace wellbeing and the importance of background checks. 

The #SocialRecruiting Show

Katrina Collier & Glenn Martin

Although no new episodes have been recorded since 2020, archived episodes of The #SocialRecruiting Show can still be enjoyed on the go.

Katrina Collier, author of The Robot-Proof Recruiter and Glenn Martin, Talent Acquisition professional, have created a light-hearted and informative podcast that covers everything from recruitment to employer branding.

If it’s inspiration and light humour you’re wanting from a podcast, the #SocialRecruiting Show is a good place to start!

Recruiting Future

 Matt Alder

If you’re a recruitment specialist looking for a podcast to get your teeth stuck into, Matt Alder’s conversations with thought leaders are bound to give you something to talk about with your colleagues.

One of the longest running recruitment podcasts ever, Recruiting Future has over 200 episodes and has existed for around 8 years. 

Focussing on innovation within the industry, this podcast is perfect for people who are passionate about the future of recruitment.

Who is Spencer Clarke Group? 

Since 2017, we've been changing the face of recruitment. From our employees, to the way we do business, to the culture within our office, we're determined to make a difference and create a positive impact on everyone around us.

Recruitment to us isn't just about matching candidates and clients; we’re passionate about finding candidates the perfect job which has the ability to boost their salary and standard of living, better their work life balance and improve their mental health. 

Similarly, we understand the impact which an experienced and skilled employee can make to a business and we love seeing clients thrive through the hard work of candidates which we have placed with them. 

We operate in two sectors:

Private Sector

Public Sector 

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Accountancy & Finance

Education & SEND

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If you’re struggling to fill a role, why don’t you give us a call on 01772 954200 to see how we can help? One of our consultants will be happy to listen to the challenges which you are facing and advise on the best possible solution for you.

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