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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 […]


Want to calculate the ideal recruiter requisition load?

On average, what is your recruiter requisition load? It’s a question with wildly varying answers. In her recent LinkedIn post, Linda Brenner, co-founder and Managing Partner of Talent Growth Advisors, offers the newest answer to “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” We really like the Recruiter Workload Calculator, an […]


A Third Wave of Disruption Challenges How TA “Thinks”

In this CXR Podcast episode, we took a moment after a colloquium meeting to sit with Jen Jenkins, global candidate experience lead at Scotiabank.  Jen is responsible for the candidate experience included within every stage from recruitment through onboarding.  Unlike so many other “candidate experience” leaders, Jen brings a background to recruiting that’s unconventional: Design Research […]


CXR Recommends: Made to Stick

A guest post by CXR member: Breanna Woodhouse, Manager of Talent Attraction at DaVita Kidney Care A few years ago I was in a meeting listening to a presentation. A couple of minutes into the presentation, I was surprised to find a photo of me on a slide that stated, “Congratulations!” I had been interviewing […]


Taking a stand impacts your employment branding

You always knew your Employer’s Brand wasn’t meant to attract everyone. The position you take on social issues is certainly walking that talk…boldly. Recent examples include Nike’s ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, Levi Strauss’ commitment to ending gun violence, Delta, United, Enterprise and other firms that have ended their relationship with the NRA. In a recent […]


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