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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

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

We always love to dig into the annual Candidate Experience research from TalentBoard and this year is no exception. Two executive briefs were just released and here’s what we found especially interesting… [Pre-register for the complete report expected out the end of January] The North American Candidate Experience Executive Brief represents the collaboration of 200 […]

Candidate Experience 0

Every Talent Acquisition stakeholder’s perspective is a window into their attitudes and actions. (Defining TA stakeholders as: Customer, Candidate, Employee, Hiring Manager, Recruiter.) It’s an opportunity for deeper learning…on how to understand their varied personas, on how to approach, how to partner, how to influence. Typically, the perspective consists of feedback – a data point […]

Diversity, Leadership 0

Here are a few of my favorite articles from this 2018 Best of the Best compilation [Issue #115] curated by Hung Lee – each highlights a recruiting issue that may have an impact in 2019: 9 Ways AI Will Reshape Recruiting by Samantha McLaren This article has a pretty loose definition of AI but let’s avoid that […]

Candidate Experience, Operations, Recruiting Automation 0

We’ve read our share of recruiting myths over the years and are wondering if we’re the only ones getting tired of opinions and stories in our space that can’t be backed up by real research? Try this one on for size: I just read an article offering six suggestions on how to improve the hiring […]

Analytics, Diversity 4

The number one thing that keeps quite a few Career Diplomats “Up at Night” is that their trailing spouses seldom obtain jobs that match their skills, knowledge and experience. Our recent HR/TA delegation’s curiosity about the lives and roles of our government officials in foreign countries sparked a few new insights about this underserved EMEA […]

Leadership, Sourcing 1

image credit: stevepb / Pixabay On average, what is your recruiter requisition load? It’s a question with wildly varying answers. In her recent LinkedIn post, Linda Brenner, co-founder and Managing Partner of Talent Growth Advisors, offers the newest answer to “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” We really like the […]

Analytics, Leadership 2

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 […]

Branding & Marketing, Leadership 1