Category Archives: Leadership

Recruiting has always been and likely always will be a balance of meeting the needs of ALL the stakeholders: the candidates, hiring managers, business leaders, recruiters, support staff, suppliers and vendors. Robin Erickson, PhD who directs Bersin by Deloitte’s talent acquisition research reminds us of the importance of the relationship between the recruiter and the hiring […]

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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 […]

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Last year California, our favorite ‘Bellwether State”, seriously considered making it illegal for recruiters to ask candidates their current salary before making them an offer…or not. It went nowhere (although they did shift the burden of proof to the employer to prove they weren’t discriminating vis-à-vis pay equity) They lit the fuse. A CareerXroads post […]

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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 […]

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It will take a long while to sort out the consequences- both intended and unintended, of last week’s Brexit. Three immediate thoughts (limited to TA) are these: Financial Services firms especially multinational employers with an EMEA headquarters presence in Britain will be well served to create a comprehensive strategy for communication, hiring and retention with their HR partners […]

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This week we’re proud to welcome NHS Human Services as our newest CareerXroads colloquium membership company.  A nearly 50 year old company, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs.  Today, NHS is one of the largest community-based, non-profit education and human services organizations in the country where […]

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Peter Cappelli thinks employers’ fascination over the “Gig Economy” is an illusion. He believes they are forgetting that workers who choose to work ‘on-demand’ are actually living ‘on-call’ and the number willing or wanting to do so is more limited than the pundits’ dreams of a workforce that shows up only when you need them […]

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‘As the labor market tightens’, Mark Feffer states in his opening line, then it might get more and more difficult to hire the help that hires the help. We’re not so sure that recruiters, even good recruiters, are that hard to find and employ. Entry is low. Training abounds. The ability to measure performance has […]

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We’re happy to announce the newest company to qualify for CareerXroads Colloquium membership, Cumming. Cumming is an international project and cost consultancy company. Nearly two decades old, Cumming has seen consistent and substantial growth and specializes in Commercial, Hospitality, Retail, Entertainment, Education, Healthcare and High-End Residential sectors. Doing business from nearly 30 worldwide offices, the organization is […]

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