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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

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… [click_to_tweet tweet=”Two executive briefs were just released and here’s what CXR found especially interesting… ” quote=”Two executive briefs were just released and here’s […]

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: [click_to_tweet tweet=”Find out why these articles are CXR’s current favorites.” quote=”Find out why these articles are CXR’s current favorites.” theme=”style5″] 9 Ways […]

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