We can likely all agree that the sooner recruiters get back to work, the sooner we ALL get back to work. That’s why CXR was proud to come together with leaders in our industry to get things rolling again. Allow us to introduce you to: RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters.com
What exactly is this website with the funny name?
It’s a job aggregation platform launched by a consortium of recruitment industry vendors and private industry TA leaders. The site scrapes and compiles available TA jobs from participating company career sites.
A collaboration of industry veterans from HR technology companies including CareerXroads, GR8 People, Consider, SmartRecruiters, PhenomPeople, Paiger, Lever, The Talent Board, and Red Branch Media, this platform is unique from other talent exchange programs in that it draws from CXR members such as Nike, EY, Hilton, Marriott, United Airlines, Intuitive Surgical, CVS, Uber, and others. Talent professionals at these companies are helping to architect the concept and entrusting their employees’ to its success.
What makes RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters.com special?
The commitment of participating employers to excellent candidate experience and ensuring they follow up with candidates who apply via the platform. “Our members have already committed themselves to the art and science of great candidate experience,” said CXR president Chris Hoyt, “we’ve gathered industry heavy hitters to make this as collaborative and seamless as possible for candidates who find themselves out of a job and for companies who are trying to rapidly hire talent. The goal is to start with recruiters and replicate the model.”
Hoyt and CXR founder Gerry Crispin enlisted the help of an all-star team including Roy Baladi, Ralph Rabbat, and Brad Cook to create a community-powered platform. The three companies spearheaded the technical architecture concept to scrape and aggregate roles from hundreds of corporate career sites.
“The goal was no additional burden on the companies who are already dealing with so much,” said Cook. “We’re all recruiters here. We know what’s possible and what is simply too big an ask. As it is now, the candidate simply enters their information, selects a job they’re interested in, and goes straight to that career site.”
Ralph Rabbat added: “The Consider platform was designed to power custom hiring scenarios such as creating job opportunities for talent acquisition professionals. When we learned we could contribute to this movement, we were immediately all in.”
A job site where candidate experience is a serious priority
“We’re known for prioritizing candidate experience at CXR,” said Crispin, who also served in the creation of The Candidate Experience Awards via the founding of The Talent Board. “We want the companies that join us in this mission to agree to keep that standard as high as possible during these trying times, especially given most of the candidates on the platform have already experienced a loss. ”
Company TA leaders on the call quickly agreed, offering ideas around net promoter scores and ways to ensure anyone coming through the RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters platform would be accelerated through the process if possible. Candidates using the platform to find employment will be surveyed and encouraged to easily provide feedback on each participating company. Organizations who do not maintain a level of acceptable service will receive a call from RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters and encouraged or coached on how to improve that score or ultimately be removed from the roster of companies.
Participating companies’ recruiters can also login and search for active candidates, then contact them directly at no cost while also being able to easily engage with recruiters looking for talent at other companies.
Those involved in the creation of the portal cite employer brand as a key to riding the current wave of layoffs and furloughs, said to be driving the highest unemployment rate the United States has seen in decades. Economic forecasts predict unemployment will exceed its historic 25% peak during the Great Depression. The number of jobs lost in the last three weeks has surged past the 15 million that it took 18 months for the Great Recession to see from 2007 to 2009. Recruitment leaders have responded quickly to aid their counterparts as well as the newly unemployed.
“We see a lot of efforts by many groups and individuals floating around the space and these are incredibly valuable,” said Maren Hogan, CEO of Red Branch Media, the branding and communications arm of the RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters initiative. “What makes this such a game-changer is the cooperation and coordination of so many different entities. This industry has always looked out for its own and we’re seeing that all over the world now.”
Funny name. Serious mission. Check it out: RecruitersRecruitingRecruiters.com