Category Archives: Candidate Experience

Talk to any talent acquisition professional and it won’t take long for the conversation to turn to candidate experience. We’ve been championing the cause for nearly two decades and if there’s one thing we’ve noticed recently it’s that candidate experience remains a challenge and it’s become a global one. Today’s recruiting environment is a candidate-driven […]

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Image Credit:SNCR_GROUP / Pixabay Raising the bar for global candidate experience is one of our passions. Another? Giving our talent acquisition community opportunities to grow and feed their own passions. It’s one of the reasons we continue to host Colloquium gatherings throughout the world. Even with the 24/7 sharing and growth that happens in our […]

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“The Recruiter’s Handbook is a strong addition to any recruiting professional’s library and, with its mix of easy-to-comprehend deliverables and high-level case studies, it will serve countless recruiters and leaders for years to come.” That’s exactly what I said to industry friend, Sharlyn Lauby, when I was done pouring through the advanced copy of her […]

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Image Credit:GregPlom / Pixabay Candidates hear a lot about unfair pay practices in the press but are almost always left in the dark when it comes to how a specific employer will treat them – exceptions like SalesForce and Corning notwithstanding. Transparency around gender pay equity is something US employers talk about without actually having […]

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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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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

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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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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