Category Archives: Operations

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

Your inbox is overflowing. Your voicemail holds countless messages and is likely telling callers, “This mailbox is full.” Your text messages are piling up. All from tech vendors clamoring for your attention. Some have even gotten through to your boss who is now asking, “Do you know about…?” (That’s perhaps the most irritating of all.) You […]

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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

Last week CXR experimented with a new format to bring talent acquisition technology solutions in front of TA leaders. This new meeting included a few select vendors which is a departure from our exclusively peer-to-peer model. The format change was not done lightly and a surprising number of folks noticed, enough that we thought sharing […]

CareerXroads, Operations 0

How Spectrum is working to increase overall veteran hiring Connecting veterans with the right job opportunities presents a unique set of challenges. While military experience is relevant to many jobs, it can still be hard for candidates – and employers – to translate those skills. Many transitioning service members may not know where to start […]

Diversity, Leadership, Operations 0

Here are a few of my favorite articles from this 2018 Best of the Best compilation [Issue #115] curated by Hung Lee – each highlights a recruiting issue that may have an impact in 2019: [click_to_tweet tweet=”Find out why these articles are CXR’s current favorites.” quote=”Find out why these articles are CXR’s current favorites.” theme=”style5″] 9 Ways […]

Candidate Experience, Operations, Recruiting Automation 0

In this episode of Up neXt, Gerry connects with Yvette Stortz to talk about what she’s doing at United Technologies and how she views some of the exciting things going on within Talent Acquisition today.  Listen to this podcast, and dozens more, in the new CXR Podcasts site where you can subscribe to future episodes […]

Leadership, Operations 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

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