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A Third Wave of Disruption Challenges How TA “Thinks”

In this CXR Podcast episode, we took a moment after a colloquium meeting to sit with Jen Jenkins, global candidate experience lead at Scotiabank.  Jen is responsible for the candidate experience included within every stage from recruitment through onboarding.  Unlike so many other “candidate experience” leaders, Jen brings a background to recruiting that’s unconventional: Design Research & Strategy.

[Listen to this podcast episode and more on the new CXR Podcast site.]

In recent years we’ve seen new career paths forged within Talent Acquisition from non-recruiting professionals that took the leap from the fields of marketing and branding (the wave of employer branding), data science (the wave of big data), and what we now predict to be the third wave: design strategy.

Grab a few minutes with us on this short podcast chat to hear Jen’s point of view and why we believe that turning TA processes (and expectations) on its ear under the leadership of Maureen Neglia at Scotiabank is going to turn a lot of heads and inspire change elsewhere throughout our space.

Chris Hoyt

A veteran of recruiting and HR, Hoyt is a sought-after speaker with presentations including national conferences with SHRM, LinkedIn, HR Technology and others in the USA as well as iRecruit, Australasian Talent Conference and more abroad. Chris has been promoting and leading full scale and enterprise-wide integrations of social media and mobile marketing within workforce strategies for his entire career. His expertise and passion for interactive/social recruiting, candidate experience, and both national and international recruiting strategies are all areas that Hoyt now leverages as co-owner and President at CareerXroads, a Recruiting/Staffing consulting and think tank organization that works with corporate leaders from around the world to break out of traditional recruitment practices and push the envelope in an effort to win the ongoing war for top talent.


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