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The 'Hire & Fire' Podcast
61 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (Ep. 1) - Sex, Religion, & Politics 4-Part Series
In today's episode, Jeremy Miller and Amanda Anderson open the #Sex, #Religion, and #Politics 4-Part Series with "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace". #SexualHarassment is a heavy topic and women have finally made some headway in being heard, specifically thanks to the #MeToo movement. Stay tuned for Part II, "Religious Harassment in the Workplace" coming next week! SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-975833726/sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace #HireFirePodcast #MeTooMovement #Harassment #HarassmentPrevention
59 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
What IS DevOps Anyway? DevOps Explained - Part 2
What IS DevOps Anyway? DevOps Explained - Part 2 by Hire & Fire by Pira Consulting
3 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
You Can't Blame the Holidays Anymore, So What is Your Excuse Now? - (VLOG Ep. 5) - Hire Fire Podcast
The holiday season of 2021 is over. 4th Quarter of 2021 is over. It is now the start of 2022, and it is likely there are some things you have been putting off with the excuses of "well it is the holidays, people are on vacation" or "well, 4th quarter is always our slowest quarter". Pira Consulting's founder and CEO (Jeremy Miller) asks the question "what is your excuse now?" for any continued procrastination.
11 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Imposter Syndrome: It's silly...but real. - (VLOG Ep. 2) - Hire Fire Podcast
For some reason, no matter our level of expertise, it seems high-performers struggle with Imposter Syndrome (or the fear of being found out as a fraud). I have experienced it. SO MANY professionals experience this every day. You aren't alone! I have made a few changes in my life and it has definitely helped!!! Amanda Anderson Director of Marketing Pira Consulting
6 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
Multiple Jobs Offers And NOT Losing Great IT Candidates - (VLOG Ep. 1) - Hire Fire Podcast
In today's relaunch of the Hire Fire Podcast Vlog, Jeremy Miller discusses candidates getting multiple #JobOffers and how hiring managers need to find a way to streamline their #InterviewProcess! #PodcastSeries #HiringTips #HiringTopTalent #HiringAdvice #HiringProcess #Hiring
9 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
It's Not Personal It's Business - (VLOG Ep. 4) - Hire Fire Podcast
Have you ever heard someone say to you "It's not personal, it's just business"? Pira Consulting's Director of Marketing (Amanda Anderson) discusses her experience with this ideology and how she would do things differently now. Maybe wisdom really comes with age. Or maybe this is just a phase! Either way, she shares how she has moved away from the "dog eat dog" mentality and is focusing on "human-first".
62 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Discussing DevOps with Special Guest Dan Tan
In today's episode of the Hire Fire Podcast, Jeremy Miller interviews Dan Tan, a Senior Systems Reliability Engineer (SRE) & Data Science advocate. "You either use the big stick or use the carrot!" - Dan Tan 00:01:50:08 - Dan Tan Introduction 00:06:12:13 - Staffing News & Notes 00:15:00:04 - What is DevOps Want to contact Dan Tan? Well, look no further! Daniel Tan - Senior Systems Reliability Engineer https://www.linkedin.com/in/dtoolman/
65 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
When Is It Time To Look For A New Job - Part 2
In today's follow-up episode of the Hire Fire Podcast, Jeremy Miller and Amanda Anderson discuss the different things to do or consider BEFORE you start looking for a new job. We challenge listeners to consider a few things and try a few tactics before jumping ship.
4 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
Maximizing Holiday Pay As An Hourly Worker - (VLOG Ep. 3) - Hire Fire Podcast
It's the #HolidaySeason! For most people that means coordinating extra get-togethers and trying to limit their pumpkin spice latte intake! For others though, specifically contract/hourly employees, that can mean smaller paychecks whenever the company is closed in observance of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. Jeremy Miller discusses how you can overcome this and keep your income consistent, especially since December tends to be an expensive month for so many of us! #HireFirePodcast #Vlogger #HolidayPay #Holidays #HolidaySeason2021 #ContractWork
78 minutes | Nov 5, 2021
When Is It Time To Look For A New Job?
In today's episode of the Hire Fire Podcast, Jeremy Miller and Amanda Anderson discuss the different reasons you might want to start looking for a new job. It could be that you are underpaid, under-utilized, or simply that you are bored. Either way, our hosts discuss the signs it might be time! Plus Amanda struggles to be negative when she is in such a great mood!
72 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
Can Grit Be Developed?
In today's episode, we discuss grit even further. Are we born with a predetermined level of grit or are we taught to be grittier? And what can we do if we want to develop that trait? We invited one of Pira Consulting's Senior Account Manager, Mark Whipple to have a discussion about nature versus nurture and how grit has been a part of our lives. Mark Whipple Senior Account Manager at Pira Consulting https://www.linkedin.com/in/markwhipple/
66 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
Is Grit The Absolute Measure Of Success?
Why do some intelligent people fail? What makes one person succeed over another? Is #Grit the answer to it all? Cohosts Jeremy Miller and Amanda Anderson discuss this and more on today's Hire Fire Podcast brought to you by Pira Consulting. 00:00:12:00 - Introduction 00:01:34:00 - Why is the #InterviewProcess so lengthy? 00:33:27:00 - Let's Talk About Grit Baby!
85 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
Cyber Security Threats In Today's World, A Discussion With Derek White
#CyberThreats are more prevalent and savvy than ever before. What should companies do to protect themselves? Do you have to be a large corporation for #InformationSecurity to matter? We discuss these topics and more with Beryllium InfoSec Collaborative's Derek White. 00:00:12:01 – Introduction 00:01:28:15 – Staffing News & Notes 00:19:58:07 – #Triggered 00:32:22:06 – Derek White Interview Begins Derek White Co-founder & Partner Director of Business Development Beryllium #InfoSec Collaborative https://www.linkedin.com/in/derekwhitemn/
77 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Do's and Don'ts of Resumes (Part II)
Resumes can be a pain in the ass. Often they leave us confused and frustrated, and nearly always at a time when we are stressed already. In today's Part II episode on resumes, Jeremy Miller and Amanda Anderson continue their discussion and debate on whether your resume needs to match LinkedIn, do you need to include all of your past employment, freelancing, and how to list education, hobbies, and more. 00:00:13:15 – Introductions 00:02:49:19 – #Triggered 00:18:02:07 – Staffing News & Notes 00:32:36:15 – Resumes Part II Begins 00:33:00:19 – Resume Matching LinkedIn 00:39:51:00 – Does A Resume Need To Include All Jobs? 00:40:48:12 – Month+Year vs. Year + Gaps In Employment 00:48:22:19 – Listing Education On Resumes 00:50:05:00 – Freelancing And Job Titles 00:52:59:20 – Ordering Of Bullet Points & What They Should Include 01:01:39:22 – Bolded Words 01:06:39:17 – Jack-Of-All-Trades vs. Specialization 01:07:59:12 – Listing Hobbies, Interests, etc.
62 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Do's and Don'ts of Resumes (Part I)
Resumes can be a pain in the ass. Often they leave us confused and frustrated, and nearly always at a time when we are stressed already. In today's episode, Jeremy Miller (Founder/CEO) and Amanda Anderson (Director of Marketing) discuss everything to do with resumes in 2021, specifically in the tech industry. What is going on with the cover letter in 2021? How long should your resume be, specifically in the Information Technology industry? Do you have to use your official titles? And so much more. 00:00:12:00 – Introductions 00:02:14:00 – Staffing News & Notes 00:17:01:00 – #Triggered 00:21:25:23 – Resumes Part I Begins 00:22:14:16 – Fuck Cover Letters 00:28:26:11 – Ideal Resume Length 00:36:23:00 – LinkedIn 00:43:53:00 – Job Titles 00:51:29:11 – Bullets vs. Paragraphs 00:55:56:00 – Education On Resumes
5 minutes | Apr 17, 2020
Goodbye Candidate Market, Hello Employer Market!
Goodbye Candidate Market, Hello Employer Market! by Hire & Fire by Pira Consulting
57 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
VMS - Vendor Management Systems. What are they, how do they work and how to attack it.
In this week's episode, we break down VMS tools. What the heck are they, how to they work, how does it affect job seekers, staffing pros and hiring managers. This show will answer surprising questions about getting hired at Fortune 500 companies nationwide.
48 minutes | Mar 6, 2020
Sales & Recruiters...Two different jobs but inextricably linked!
In this week's episode, we debate and discuss the differences between Account Managers and Recruiters in the staffing industry. What that means for candidates and hiring managers, what it's like to do both jobs and how they are forever linked and can't be separated and what that means for you!
65 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
Resumes!! Dos and Don'ts, What DO Manager's want to see...
In this week's episode, we deep dive into resumes. We stare at these things 10-11 hours a day, everyday. Chad and I agree a lot but also disagree in several areas. We cover everything...layouts, content, formatting, length, what people see / what they don't see, etc. If you've ever struggled with resumes or you get the industry and wonder if we'll agree with you or not, check out this episode!
68 minutes | Feb 7, 2020
Hindsight Is 2020!
In this week's episode, we hammer the staffing industry and why no one went to school to do this job, how careers develop and how to be more intentional about that and how to learn from past mistakes in life and your career. Plus, Chad gives a 5 step process on how to accomplish whatever you want.
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