Category Archives: Leadership

You always knew your Employer’s Brand wasn’t meant to attract everyone. The position you take on social issues is certainly walking that talk…boldly. Recent examples include Nike’s ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, Levi Strauss’ commitment to ending gun violence, Delta, United, Enterprise and other firms that have ended their relationship with the NRA. In a recent […]

Branding & Marketing, Leadership 1

I was fortunate enough to get a few moments with Target’s Megan Grimm (director, talent acquisition) following the conclusion of our recent colloquium meeting about early career and college hiring. For our viewers and listeners, Megan comments on her thoughts and our observation that the early career segments within Talent Acquisition are ripe for disruption as is evident in […]

Candidate Experience, College Recruiting, Leadership 3

Enterprise’s own Marie Artim (vp, talent acquisition) joins CXR for a bottle of Robert Craig’s Affinity Cabernet and a bottle of Orin Swift Papillon to talk about some of the competitive advantages that she believes set Enterprise out front in the world of recruiting.  With some fun laughs over a few bottles of red and […]

Candidate Experience, College Recruiting, Leadership 0

Image credit: Geralt / Pixabay Real-life solutions for diversity and inclusion challenges Diversity and inclusion are topics of discussion at nearly every CareerXroads Colloquium meeting. The challenges around creating and maintaining a diverse workplace are far from new. They are also far from diminishing. Everyone from University Relations to Sourcers to Candidate Experience Directors is […]

Diversity, Leadership, Operations 0

Image credit:StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay Source of hire data might just be the holy grail of recruiting. Knowing where your top hires come from and where you should spend your budget is certainly important… while also being notoriously difficult to track. Here at CareerXroads, we’ve done our share of research trying to help nail down some […]

Leadership, Sourcing 0

How DaVita’s Interviewer Certification Program Changed Hiring Manager Habits While Improving Retention and Candidate Experience Ineffective interviewing costs companies time, money and often good hires. When talent is plentiful, it is often a problem some companies are willing to overlook. However, when you’re looking at a talent shortage, the problem can become a huge deficit. […]

Candidate Experience, Leadership, Operations 0

In June I was asked to moderate a panel at the 2018 Recruiting Automation Summit in San Francisco, CA.  We assembled an awesome collection of Talent Acquisition leaders that included Ray Tavares (SVP, Talent Acquisition at Bank of America), Frank Speer (?Global Director Solution Design, ?IBM), Kristen DesPalmes (Director of Employment Strategy, DaVita), and (Andrew Trout […]

Leadership, Recruiting Automation 0

My first job out of college was at a boutique search and recruitment firm in Atlanta called Rowland Mountain and Associates. The firm’s founder and one of my most profound mentors, Russ Mountain, introduced me to the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey. It’s been a forever favorite, professional foundation, and a […]

Leadership 0

We grabbed a few minutes with EY’s Carrie Garten to talk about the experience she had at her first colloquium, our 107th meeting. The topic of the day and a half spent with nearly 50 company leaders was executive level recruiting. In this episode, Carrie shares a few thoughts on the volume of information she was […]

Executive Search, Leadership 0