Category Archives: Branding & Marketing

The Annual Talent Board Candidate Experience Report continues to set standards for the quality of data it provides to anyone willing to consume it but it is especially curated for the employers willing to collaborate in what is our profession’s largest collegial effort ever. Where else have 300 firms encouraged 200,000 of their candidates (80% […]

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Image Credit:geralt / Pixabay Wilson’s HCG Top 100 Employment Brands report is well done and offers helpful checklists that support their scoring decisions – useful guides for any Employment Branding professionals looking to raise the bar. Congratulations to all Employers on the list and especially to the following recent and current 2018 CareerXroads members (ties […]

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Books every recruiting professional should read Steal Like An Artist, written by Austin Kleon, is the quickest book you’ll read this year (and also happens to be a New York Times bestseller).  Austin is an artist and writer based in Austin, TX.  He’s known for his “Newspaper Blackout” collection and several books on creativity and branding […]

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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 […]

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  Image credit:xresch / Pixabay The recruiting function is ready to pivot. Are you? The hypothesis I want to tee up here is that up until now, and with a few exceptions, the last 20 years of technology adopted by recruiters have, at least from the recruiter’s perspective, been a difference in Degree. (However, I […]

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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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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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