Barb Ruess

10 posts
Barb Ruess
Barb's career in marketing and branding started with one of the very first job boards and has been focused on career search/talent acquisition in one way or another ever since. She has worked with CXR practically since its beginning and wears many hats from meeting planner to communications to marketing strategy and more.
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cxr recommends

CXR Recommends: Creative Confidence

Earlier this year I was sitting in a conference room at Portland State University. We were there for a CXR Cares project, helping college students with interview skills and job search techniques.[…]

dublindelegationrecap
dublindelegationrecap

Talent Acquisition/ EMEA/ podcast/ ireland

Talent Acquisition Learnings from Ireland

For the second year in a row, CXR was asked to bring a select group of HR and Recruiting professionals to Dublin, Ireland to meet with various talent acquisition peers and industry tech start-ups.[…]

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laptop-3196481_640

Job Descriptions/ podcast

CXR Talks Talent: Job Descriptions

We’re excited to introduce a new podcast series where Chris Hoyt, President of CXR, and Lars Schmidt, Managing Director of our Talent Management Community, explore talent management & talent[…]

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meetings-1149198_1280

Community/ podcast

How Do You Define Community?

We define community in many different ways. It is certainly a group of people with something particular in common. But community can also be a feeling - a feeling of being home, of fellowship with[…]

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bullseye-926864_1280

recruitment marketing/ employment branding

Watching The Evolution of Recruitment Marketing

I distinctly remember when I first heard the term Recruitment Marketing used. My thought at the time was “wait… you mean employers haven’t already been doing this?!?” As a business-to-business[…]

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military_1548702464

Talent Acquisition/ Leadership/ Diversity/ Operations/ CXR Member spotlight/ military recruiting/ veteran

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[…]

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candexpimage

Candidate Experience/ Talent Acquisition/ internal candidate experience

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: […]

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backroom

Talent Acquisition/ careerxroads/ careerxroads membership

What to expect from CareerXroads membership

AKA The View From The Back Of The Room Considering CareerXroads Membership? Or maybe you’re a current member but new to CXR resources? Until you experience the CareerXroads community first-hand,[…]

interview
interview

behavioral interview/ Candidate Experience/ Talent Acquisition/ Leadership/ CXR spotlight/ interview coach/ Operations/ interview process

CXR Member Spotlight: Innovations in Interviewing

How DaVita’s Interviewer Certification Program Changed Hiring Manager Habits While Improving Retention and Candidate Experience Ineffective interviewing costs companies time, money and often good[…]

marketing
marketing

Candidate Experience/ Talent Acquisition/ recruitment marketing/ employment branding/ Branding & Marketing

Building your employment brand foundation

Employment branding can feel like such a new field. The people tasked with branding in talent acquisition often have to explain themselves and their value to others in their company. They might[…]