Which trends and transformations are changing how we work?

How are companies innovating around recruiting talent, as well as employee onboarding, engagement, and retention?

And how are technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning accelerating change in the workplace?

These are the topics we debate and discuss in our podcast, “Nothing’s Sacred,” which is co-hosted by recruitAbility CEO Nad Elias and 3rd & Lamar CEO Nick Schenck.

You can listen to the podcast on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.

Contact us at sales@recruitAbility.ai if you’d like to join the show.

Episode 15: recruitAbility’s Damien Richburg, CFA (Feb. 1, 2022)

Info: Damien Richburg, CFA, joined recruitAbility in 2020 and serves as our Director of Finance & Operations Recruiting. On this episode, he shares his career path from device engineer in semiconductors to being an equities trader in New York, and he explains how those experiences influenced his approach to recruiting, sourcing talent, and managing a team. More Info

Episode 14: Ridesharing entrepreneur Jay Manickam (Jan. 18, 2022)

Info: Jay Manickam is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded uShip and now runs Hitch, a startup ridesharing app connecting people to cities within 1-5 hours of each other. He shares hiring tips, his views on remote work, growth plans for Hitch, and much more in this episode. More Info

Episode 13: The Rockin’ Recruiter Scott Beardsley (Sept. 15, 2021)

Info: With a unique perspective from decades in the recruiting industry, recruitAbility’s Scott Beardsley joins our latest podcast to discuss how artificial intelligence will impact recruiting, why hiring for only the Top 10% is unwise, and much more. More Info

Episode 12: The Center For Generational Kinetics’ Denise Villa, PhD (July 20, 2021)

Info: Every generation has different workplace expectations and behaviors, as well as buying habits and consumer preferences. In this episode, we’re joined by Denise Villa, PhD, who runs The Center for Generational Kinetics, a market research firm that helps businesses better understand Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z. More Info

Episode 11: Kickstand Communications partner Kristina Kennedy (June 1, 2021)

Info: Kristina Kennedy is a partner at Kickstand Communications, a leading PR firm that works with high-growth companies primarily in the tech sector. She explains how PR & media has transformed in recent years, when is the right time for businesses to invest in PR, and much more. More Info

Episode 10: recruitAbility VP of Operations Richard Fusco (April 14, 2021)

Info: It’s never too late to chase your dreams and take risks. In this episode, recruitAbility’s VP of Operations Richard Fusco explains his career move from consulting to recruiting, and he describes his Olympic aspirations in archery. Listen to this honest conversation with one of recruitAbility’s earliest employees. More Info

Episode 9: Outsource Access CEO Brad Stevens – Part 2 (March 17, 2021)

Info: Brad Stevens is the founder & CEO of Outsource Access, a private company that connects small business owners and entrepreneurs to virtual assistants (VAs) in the Philippines. In Part 2 of our conversation, he dispels some myths relating to VAs, describes a typical engagement with a VA, and shares his long-term goals for Outsource Access. More Info


Episode 8: Outsource Access CEO Brad Stevens – Part 1 (March 9, 2021)

Info: Brad Stevens is the founder & CEO of Outsource Access, a private company that connects small business owners and entrepreneurs to virtual assistants (VAs) in the Philippines. In Part 1 of our conversation, he explains why the demand for VAs is so high, how he’s scaling his business, and what he’s doing to build a sustainable company. More Info


Episode 7: Music and entrepreneurship with Rod Williams and Shelley Mac (Feb. 18, 2021)

Info: Rod Williams is the founder of Unity Health, and his wife, Shelley Mac, runs a music booking agency in Austin. Both are renowned musicians who once opened for Sting in front of 40,000 fans in New Zealand. They discuss similarities between the music industry and other businesses that they’ve run, and they performed two singles during the podcast. More Info


Episode 6: Talking AI with KUNGFU.AI’s Steve Meier (Nov. 10, 2020)

Info: KUNGFU.AI’s head of growth, Steve Meier, joins us to explain all the hot issues related to artificial intelligence. How do you use AI to drive sales? What are the ethical boundaries of AI? Which movies or shows offer the most accurate depiction of AI? And does he trust Amazon Alexa? Learn all this and more in this episode. More Info


Episode 5: Workplace transformation with Juniper Square’s Tommy Hansen (Oct. 26, 2020)

Info: Our guest is Tommy Hansen, manager of business recruiting at venture-backed commercial real estate software company Juniper Square. We learn about hiring and recruiting in the age of COVID, the differences in the talent pool between Austin and the Bay Area, and much more. More Info


Episode 4: Best-selling author and motivational speaker Erik Qualman (Sept. 23, 2020)

Info: We are joined by Erik Qualman, a prolific keynote speaker and author of The Focus Project. We speak to Qualman about his new book, how he’s adjusting to the conference hiatus, workplace trends and innovations, and much more. More Info


Episode 3: El Arroyo owner Ellis Winstanley (June 8, 2020)

Info: We are joined by Ellis Winstanley, owner of Austin Mexican restaurant El Arroyo and a variety of other businesses. He shares lessons he’s learned, how he’s launching a hand sanitizer brand, and much more. More Info


Episode 2: “Buying is not the first thing on anybody’s mind” (April 21, 2020)

Info: Nad and Nick talk about how companies should change their approach to selling, citing examples from our own businesses and many others. More Info


Episode 1: “Everything’s changed, and it’s always changing” (April 1, 2020)

Info: In our debut episode, Nad and Nick discuss the sudden impact of COVID-19 on the economy and share what we are doing to adjust to the circumstances. More Info