Category Archives: Analytics

What a year 2017 was for CareerXroads and its members!  With more meetings than before, more member companies than ever, higher volumes of content, our 100th colloquium meeting, an immersive trip to learn about recruiting practices in Japan, and innovative new meeting strategies, we couldn’t have asked for more.  Except, that’s exactly what we’re doing […]

Analytics, Branding & Marketing, Candidate Experience, CareerXroads, College Recruiting, Diversity, Executive Search, Leadership, Operations, Sourcing 0

Image credit:skeeze / Pixabay “How many requisitions do your recruiters manage monthly, on average? How many do they Close?” You might as well have asked, “How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?“ No one even attempts to answer these questions without first stating, “It depends.” The number of variables […]

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For over twenty years CareerXroads has created a fun community for talent acquisition and recruiting leaders from around the world to connect, collaborate, and even conspire, on recruiting-related topics that keep them up at night.  And whether conversations with these leaders and influencers were taking place at live colloquium events, various conferences, over the phone, […]

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While it likely doesn’t surprise anyone that nearly 90% of our current CareerXroads members that responded to this “Pulse” survey report to track employee referrals as a source of hire, it could come as news that a large portion of enterprise-sized organizations still leave it up to the candidate to identify themselves as a referral. […]

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TalentBoard announced today (Sept, 9) the 50 North American employers whose Candidates ranked their Experience highest in 2017. 2017 standards were tougher this year to ensure that the quality of the responses from nearly 200,000 candidates from more than 200 firms, met completion requirements, response totals and response rate goals and, could be ‘normalized’ to […]

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Image Credit:OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay This excellent Huffington Post article by Nicole Dessain, Why Sodexo Doesn’t Say Goodbye to Exiting Employees, that Chloe Rada at Sodexo alerted me to made me realize how the debate over ‘Sources’ or ‘Influences’ may simply be clouding the very real and growing value of a deeper understanding ‘Relationships’ in recruiting- […]

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Fred Reichheld introduced the customer-focused, Net Promoter Score (NPS) in his 2003 Harvard Business Review, “The One Number You Need to Grow” and we’re certain the connection to today’s candidate experience is a strong one. Apparently asking your customers a direct question like: “How likely are you to recommend our company/product/service to your friends and colleagues?”  is a pretty solid […]

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Cisco’s Shift to a Candidate-centric Recruiting Model is described in this article by Janine Milne, a freelance writer in the UK, Making First Impressions Count…at Cisco. It is very well done and reflects a rapidly increasing trend to map recruiting from each stakeholder’s perspective. I saw Ian Bailie, Cisco’s Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and People Planning Operations, speak […]

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In recent years we’ve seen various Centers of Excellence (COE) gain popularity in HR and Talent Acquisition structures.  At CareerXroads, we’re interested in collecting details specifically around the progress, investment, and returns found from Recruiting Centers of Excellence. That’s why we’re presenting this brief open benchmark survey where results will be shared with all participants […]

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