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CXR Member Spotlight: Innovations in Veteran Hiring

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 […]


A stakeholder’s perspective on diversity recruiting

Every Talent Acquisition stakeholder’s perspective is a window into their attitudes and actions. (Defining TA stakeholders as: Customer, Candidate, Employee, Hiring Manager, Recruiter.) It’s an opportunity for deeper learning…on how to understand their varied personas, on how to approach, how to partner, how to influence. Typically, the perspective consists of feedback – a data point […]


Recruiting issues you’ll likely see more of in 2019

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 […]


2019 Resolution: Resolve to call BS on recruiting myths

We’ve read our share of recruiting myths over the years and are wondering if we’re the only ones getting tired of opinions and stories in our space that can’t be backed up by real research? Try this one on for size: I just read an article offering six suggestions on how to improve the hiring […]


Top Recommendations for Improving Diversity & Inclusion

Improving diversity and inclusion is a goal for talent acquisition teams of all sizes. Throughout the year, the CXR Community has worked through exercises and discussions designed for improving diversity and inclusion. We’ve included the top member recommendations here. We’re also sharing the details of an exercise designed to help organizations identify where they should […]


What is your internal candidate experience?

Sure, Candidate Experience is an initiative at your organization. You might even have a specific lead (or team!) focused on candidate experience processes and programs. Here’s a question for you: How are you translating those efforts to your internal candidate experience? Common Challenges in Candidate Experience Candidate experience is a topic that comes up at […]


Up neXt Podcast: Yvette Stortz

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 […]


Discovering an underserved EMEA candidate source

The number one thing that keeps quite a few Career Diplomats “Up at Night” is that their trailing spouses seldom obtain jobs that match their skills, knowledge and experience. Our recent HR/TA delegation’s curiosity about the lives and roles of our government officials in foreign countries sparked a few new insights about this underserved EMEA […]


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