Gerry Crispin

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Gerry Crispin
Gerry co-authored eight books on the evolution of staffing and has written 100s of articles and whitepapers on similar topics during a career in Human Resources that spans more than 40 years from HR leadership positions at Johnson and Johnson; to boutique Executive Search firms; a Career Services Director at the University where he received his Engineering and 2 advanced degrees in Organizational/Industrial Behavior; and, GM of a major recruitment advertising firm even as he launched CareerXroads 20 years ago.

Talent Management/ CXR Recommends/ Leadership/ COVID-19/ coronavirus

CXR Recommends [Article]: Companies Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

Kudos to Jason Wingard and Forbes Magazine for this article: Do the Right Thing? Three Companies Showing Exemplary Leadership During the Pandemic. 

Candidate Experience/ CXR Recommends/ employer brand

CXR Recommends [Book]: Give & Get Employer Branding

As a card-carrying radical student of the recruiting landscape for more than 50 years, I could simply write a few sentences, implore you to read Give and Get Employer Branding and move on.[…]

COVID-19/ coronavirus

COVID-19 Checklists for Talent Acquisition

We've been actively reading information as it comes out from the CDC and WHO about Coronavirus / COVID-19. Last week we had an excellent discussion with CXR Members about the plans and actions[…]

Candidate Experience/ Leadership/ TalentBoard

Rejection Sucks: Exec-level candidates agree

No matter how you cut it, no one likes to be rejected. Talent Acquisition professionals would probably admit that handling rejection isn’t their sweet spot and wasn’t a big part of their[…]

Candidate Experience

Candidate Experience scores from rejected offers

The 2019 Corporate Inhouse Recruitment cNPS published in February by Starred, a Dutch TA Supplier that measures Candidate Experience, deserves credit for offering enough info about their[…]

Talent Acquisition/ Leadership

Leading talent acquisition challenges in 2020

Earlier this year we reached out to talent acquisition leaders and asked them one simple question: which of the following challenges do you see dominating TA this year? We gave them ten choices[…]

Retention/ Talent Management/ Coaching/ Leadership

Mentor or coach? Here's why you need both

Lars Schmidt posted this intriguing question on LinkedIn this month, “Why don't more companies have internal career coaches to support internal mobility?" A lively discussion followed.

onboarding/ Leadership/ training

How would you structure TA Immersion training?

Years ago, Talent Acquisition was a ‘pass though’ for those wanting a job in HR.  As in, “Go and learn Recruiting and then we’ll find a real HR management opportunity for you.” No more. The idea[…]

pay equity/ gender equity/ Gender Gap/ Salary Question/ Gender parity/ salary expectations

A 2020 Perspective on Equality - Gender, Pay or otherwise

How employers treat age, ethnicity, geography, race, gender equality and other candidate characteristics has always been a hot topic and it may be due for a big change in 2020. Are you prepared?[…]


Recruiting Automation

What Will Recruiting Automation Look Like in 2020?

One of the terms with the biggest buzz over the past year or two has undoubtedly been "Recruiting Automation." To date it's been buzz without a lot of substance behind it. Will 2020 be the year[…]