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What do your hiring managers really want to know about a candidate before making a hiring decision? Putting aside the list of competencies, experiences, your recruiting matrix, and anything else collected in an intake session or given to you officially – what is it that they REALLY want to know? Now take just a moment […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Upon the conclusion of our 114th colloquium meeting, we sat down for a quick chat with Céleste Luzadder-Frick, one of Intuit’s senior TA leaders, to ask her thoughts on the three very different CXR meetings that she’s had the opportunity to attend over the last year. The focus of our most recent meeting was a […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends Study, notes that one major concern for talent acquisition is delivering on diversity. More and more executives accept diversity as increasing “the likelihood of innovation, empathizing with a broad customer base and boosting employee morale.” In their media advisory about the study, Mercer identified three items related specifically to gender […]

Diversity, Leadership 0

Your inbox is overflowing. Your voicemail holds countless messages and is likely telling callers, “This mailbox is full.” Your text messages are piling up. All from tech vendors clamoring for your attention. Some have even gotten through to your boss who is now asking, “Do you know about…?” (That’s perhaps the most irritating of all.) You […]

Operations 0

Talent acquisition leaders have a list of key benchmarks that they watch regularly and oftentimes are continually pushing their teams towards.  Of those metrics, two of the most common are Time to Fill (TtF) and Cost per Hire (CpH).  And believe it or not, even the most popular of industry benchmarks vary wildly from company to company for both of […]

Analytics, Leadership 0

Today, K1 Investment Management (a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles) invested over $200 million in Jobvite. This funding will be used to acquire three distinct (and notably different) talent acquisition providers: Talemetry (Recruitment Marketing Platform), Rolepoint (Employee Referrals), and Canvas (Candidate Communication and Text). Each provider offers a unique set of products […]

Leadership, Operations 0

Last week CXR experimented with a new format to bring talent acquisition technology solutions in front of TA leaders. This new meeting included a few select vendors which is a departure from our exclusively peer-to-peer model. The format change was not done lightly and a surprising number of folks noticed, enough that we thought sharing […]

CareerXroads, Operations 0

The talent acquisition technology market has become increasingly complex with new providers emerging, old providers trying to reinvent themselves, and endless rumors of pending acquisitions. The modern talent acquisition tech stack is now designed to help companies manage both the tactical and strategic elements of talent acquisition. Yet, many of the companies we have interviewed […]

Analytics, Leadership 0

Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index can help those concerned about women’s issues know how their employers, or employers they are considering, stack up against their competitors as a place to work. Generic ‘Unconscious Bias Training’ took off in 2017/2018 and few firms in the Fortune 1000 category failed to participate. What’s been missing is an indication […]

Branding & Marketing, Candidate Experience, Diversity, Leadership 0