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VIDEO: Adventures in Extreme Hiring Panel

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 […]


Who is writing your job descriptions?

Ask a talent acquisition professional who writes their organization’s job descriptions and you won’t get a straightforward answer. When posed to the CareerXroads eXchange we heard comments such as: HR writes the official job description and the recruiter creates a summary that is more candidate-friendly HR and Hiring Managers create job descriptions together and our […]


CXR Recommends: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

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 […]


CXR Chat: Executive Recruiting Colleague Takeaways

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 […]


College Degree Relevancy Declining. Really? Show Me.

As the employment market has gotten tighter in recent years, there has been an increasing buzz around college degree relevancy. One could certainly argue that in key markets – IT comes to mind – the college degree carries less weight than it used to but does that mean employers have stopped looking for a college degree […]


A Recruiting Utopia: How to design a recruiting process that removes all unconscious bias

Removing unconscious bias in the hiring process may seem like a buzzword but it is far from a new challenge. In 2000, two women – one a professor of economics at Harvard University, the other an associate professor in public and international affairs and the economics department of Princeton University – completed a study on […]


Three reasons your Global Candidate Experience team needs to be in Amsterdam this October

Raising the bar for global candidate experience is one of our passions. Another? Giving our talent acquisition community opportunities to grow and feed their own passions. It’s one of the reasons we continue to host Colloquium gatherings throughout the world. Even with the 24/7 sharing and growth that happens in our online community, there’s something […]


CXR Recommends: The Recruiter’s Handbook

“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 […]


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