Category Archives: Operations

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: 9 Ways AI Will Reshape Recruiting by Samantha McLaren This article has a pretty loose definition of AI but let’s avoid that […]

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

“The Recruiter’s Handbook is a strong addition to any recruiting professional’s library and, with its mix of easy-to-comprehend deliverables and high-level case studies, it will serve countless recruiters and leaders for years to come.” That’s exactly what I said to industry friend, Sharlyn Lauby, when I was done pouring through the advanced copy of her […]

Branding & Marketing, Candidate Experience, Leadership, Operations, Sourcing 0

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 […]

Diversity, Operations 0

Not its first event in the United States, but certainly gaining momentum, UNLEASH recently delivered a unique conference that simultaneously delivered both a macro and micro content and networking feel to participants.  It was my pleasure to have contributed by delivering a 20-minute rapid fire session on the “Pulse of Recruiting Technology” (click to download.)  Other […]

Leadership, Operations, Recruiting Automation 0