Category Archives: Leadership

In this podcast, Chris Hoyt catches up with Grant Clough, Director of Talent Acquisition, AARP and Scott Weaver, Director of Talent Acquisition, Teradata, to talk about not only the experience of candidates but of the larger TA structure.  In the recent CXR meeting that addressed the full stakeholder experience (Candidate, Recruiter, and Hiring Managers) these […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today. They’ve never spent as much money doing it. And they’ve never done a worse job of it. In a recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article titled “Your Approach to Hiring is All Wrong” that’s part of a larger series on Recruiting, Professor Peter Cappelli […]

Analytics, Candidate Experience, Leadership, Operations 0

While it could be argued that a Net Promoter Score (NPS) is the gold standard for measuring customer satisfaction, what isn’t often argued is the value that a company can derive from properly executing a feedback loop meant to improve the delivered experience and thus, the level of satisfaction in question.  For those that are […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Gerry Crispin meets with Melissa Le after a recent CXR colloquium meeting to talk about her big takeaways after a day and a half with over 30 TA leaders focused on a new take on the Candidate Experience.  At the Charlotte-based Spectrum headquarters, we spent two days collaborating with professionals from across the country who were […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

What do your hiring managers really want to know about a candidate before making a hiring decision? Putting aside the list of competencies, experiences, your recruiting matrix, and anything else collected in an intake session or given to you officially – what is it that they REALLY want to know? Now take just a moment […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Upon the conclusion of our 114th colloquium meeting, we sat down for a quick chat with Céleste Luzadder-Frick, one of Intuit’s senior TA leaders, to ask her thoughts on the three very different CXR meetings that she’s had the opportunity to attend over the last year. The focus of our most recent meeting was a […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership 0

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends Study, notes that one major concern for talent acquisition is delivering on diversity. More and more executives accept diversity as increasing “the likelihood of innovation, empathizing with a broad customer base and boosting employee morale.” In their media advisory about the study, Mercer identified three items related specifically to gender […]

Diversity, Leadership 0

Talent acquisition leaders have a list of key benchmarks that they watch regularly and oftentimes are continually pushing their teams towards.  Of those metrics, two of the most common are Time to Fill (TtF) and Cost per Hire (CpH).  And believe it or not, even the most popular of industry benchmarks vary wildly from company to company for both of […]

Analytics, Leadership 0

Today, K1 Investment Management (a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles) invested over $200 million in Jobvite. This funding will be used to acquire three distinct (and notably different) talent acquisition providers: Talemetry (Recruitment Marketing Platform), Rolepoint (Employee Referrals), and Canvas (Candidate Communication and Text). Each provider offers a unique set of products […]

Leadership, Operations 0