Category Archives: Diversity

Image Credit:TeroVesalainen / Pixabay A CareerXroads Colloquium Mind Map Exercise At our recent Recruiting Automation and Innovation Meeting, we conducted a Design Thinking Exercise to explore how employers perceive their employee values and, in turn, what their candidates feel are important – in this case, specifically, candidates with disabilities. We are working through this exercise […]

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Job Descriptions have been a punching bag for decades with little movement until now. The failure to create a fresh approach to a Job Description (JD) is that critics (IMHO) don’t recognize that the JD is a foundational document with a standard that has everything to do with determining the value of a role and […]

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Who, if not recruiters and the talent acquisition function within an organization, has the ultimate ability to help ensure that companies are looking at diverse talent when bringing people on board? And while in recent years the definition of “candidate diversity” has broadened to include backgrounds, education levels, and work history, for many the largest […]

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The number of quality prospects capable of performing well in professional and hourly positions who happen to have autism is surprisingly large. The number of prospects with autism who are unemployed is estimated at 80%. Calling this population underserved is a misnomer. That they are ignored in the midst of talent shortage should be an […]

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Image Credit:PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Pay Equity is a challenge that is not going to go away this year. Pressure to find a pay equity strategy will likely heat up in the US and we bet that it will move globally AND beyond ‘gender’ as a primary focus over the next few years. On one hand, […]

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  Image Credit:surdumihail / Pixabay We recently published a headline about the experience of a young technical graduate from Rochester Institute of Technology in getting a job. He happened to be deaf. The story in Creating Not Predicting the Future, illustrates that success in overcoming unique challenges faced by people with disabilities are more often […]

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It was our pleasure to host the recent webinar and podcast for the Nanda Journey’s November 2017 HR Delegation to Japan. This trip was focused on learning how culture influences talent acquisition and employment in Japan. The webinar is now available to both CareerXroads members and non-members alike and can be viewed at the link below […]

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Image Credit:qimono / Pixabay The future can be found all around us…just, as they say, not very well distributed. “Wait one!” you say (or 10) and, “it will be here!” Predictions are easy and entertaining and this is certainly the time of year for it. The trick, always, is to point to an anecdote, story, data […]

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Image Credit:keshavnaidu / Pixabay CareerXroads members always have access to current and past CXR webinars.  On occasion, we host webinars with an open invitation to anyone within the recruiting industry – which is exactly what we’re doing for our upcoming “Learnings from our HR Delegation to Japan” webinar on Friday, January 12th. [Listen to this […]

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