Branding & Marketing

The Tech Gender Divide Needs More Champions Like ‘Girls Who Code’

The Tech Gender Divide Needs More Champions Like ‘Girls Who Code’

One of my cousin’s daughters had to choose between scholarship to the Stern School of Business for Math and the Julliard School for Cello. She chose Stern. Today she manages a team of Techies for a large bank- building incredibly complex financial algorithms. She might have been playing beautiful music in an orchestra. Her choice. Life’s…

Community is Not a List. It Just Isn’t. And Talent Knows It.

Community is Not a List. It Just Isn’t. And Talent Knows It.

One of our CareerXroads members, Teri Matzkin, Lockheed’s Manager for Strategic Sourcing & Military Relations, spoke passionately about their work in building a Talent Community for Veterans, Military Connect, at a Conference Board Talent Acquisition seminar in NYC (Sept 29-30, 2016). (Teri, by the way, said she was channeling- and gave several ‘props’ to Marvin…

Broadening the Support for Candidate Experience. Can You Help?

Broadening the Support for Candidate Experience. Can You Help?

By mid-September more than 200,000 candidates (globally) from 100s of employers participating in the 2016 Candidate Experience Awards will have completed a survey about how they were treated. The program of work ahead includes: Identifying the 50 firms whose candidates rate their experience highest while ensuring that the ‘bump’ from candidates who were hired doesn’t affect…

CareerXroads “Cool Tools” Pilot

CareerXroads “Cool Tools” Pilot

For years CareerXroads has been asking our colloquium members to share what tools their teams are using and which they find most effective.  That list has historically been circulated offline and countless times has been used to help with purchasing and partnering decisions around the world.  That’s why we’re excited to share our next release…

My Kind of Candidate Experience

My Kind of Candidate Experience

It’s not JUST about the right hire. It’s also about the ones you don’t hire…today. At first, I thought this LI post might have been scam but, I sent an InMail to Tim, have been corresponding with him (have a copy of his resume in case you’re interested) and simply enjoy the points he is making….

CareerXroads Spotlights Dell’s Revamped Referral Program

CareerXroads Spotlights Dell’s Revamped Referral Program

Employee Referral Programs are successful in many organizations. In fact, employee referrals are often the best source of hire but even successful programs can get stale and decline over time. Is it time to revamp your Employee Referral Program? Jennifer Newbill, a CXR Colloquium member and Dell’s senior manager of global candidate attraction, engagement and…