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CXR Recommends: Made to Stick

CXR Recommends: Made to Stick

A few years ago I was in a meeting listening to a presentation. A couple of minutes into the presentation, I was surprised to find a photo of me on a slide that stated, “Congratulations!” I had been interviewing with the team who was presenting and they surprised me with a with a lime-green, poster-sized…

Taking a stand impacts your employment branding

Taking a stand impacts your employment branding

You always knew your Employer’s Brand wasn’t meant to attract everyone. The position you take on social issues is certainly walking that talk…boldly. Recent examples include Nike’s ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, Levi Strauss’ commitment to ending gun violence, Delta, United, Enterprise and other firms that have ended their relationship with the NRA. In a recent…

What to expect from CareerXroads membership

What to expect from CareerXroads membership

AKA The View From The Back Of The Room Considering CareerXroads Membership? Or maybe you’re a current member but new to CXR resources? Until you experience the CareerXroads community first-hand, it can be hard to appreciate just what the Colloquium means to its members. What is it about CareerXroads that makes people say: There is…

Two key recruiting automation (RA) challenges

Two key recruiting automation (RA) challenges

If you’ve been paying attention and shopping around, some of the promises of recruiting automation (RA) are already here for the taking if you have the budget. Automated assistants can handle basic tasks like sending an offer letter, scheduling an interview, or researching a candidate’s social profile. However, if you scan recent headlines about recruiting…

Targeted employment marketing to female candidates

Targeted employment marketing to female candidates

Skitterphoto / Pixabay As companies become more sophisticated in their content marketing techniques, savvy employment marketers are taking note. Targeted employment marketing is key to reaching not just desirable candidates but the right candidates for specific openings. At the 2018 CareerXroads Colloquium Employment Branding & Marketing meeting, we challenged the experts in the room to…

CXR Chat: College Recruiting with Target

CXR Chat: College Recruiting with Target

I was fortunate enough to get a few moments with Target’s Megan Grimm (director, talent acquisition) following the conclusion of our recent colloquium meeting about early career and college hiring. For our viewers and listeners, Megan comments on her thoughts and our observation that the early career segments within Talent Acquisition are ripe for disruption as is evident in…

CXR “Uncorked” with Marie Artim

CXR “Uncorked” with Marie Artim

Enterprise’s own Marie Artim (vp, talent acquisition) joins CXR for a bottle of Robert Craig’s Affinity Cabernet and a bottle of Orin Swift Papillon to talk about some of the competitive advantages that she believes set Enterprise out front in the world of recruiting.  With some fun laughs over a few bottles of red and…

How talent acquisition is tackling the diversity question

How talent acquisition is tackling the diversity question

Image credit: Geralt / Pixabay Real-life solutions for diversity and inclusion challenges Diversity and inclusion are topics of discussion at nearly every CareerXroads Colloquium meeting. The challenges around creating and maintaining a diverse workplace are far from new. They are also far from diminishing. Everyone from University Relations to Sourcers to Candidate Experience Directors is…

Want to stand out to candidates? Keep your promises.

Want to stand out to candidates? Keep your promises.

Employment Brand Managers develop amazing campaigns to help their company recruit the best of the best. Talent Acquisition Analytics pros mine data to uncover the magic source that produces the top candidates (if they can first figure out how to clean the data). TA Operations teams search for, integrate and maintain the most efficient tech…

Talent Board releases 2018 CandE Winners

Talent Board releases 2018 CandE Winners

We’ll admit it… each year we geek out a little when Talent Board releases their annual CandE Award Winners list. How employers treat candidates has been, at its best, the personal preference of a small minority of willing recruiters in the few moments when their req loads were almost manageable. Social media and evidence-based recruiting…