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.
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Recruiting Operations/ webinar/ high-volume hiring

How Macy's Centralized High-Volume Hiring

A few months ago we heard CXR Member, Macy's, present on their new centralized hiring process for high-volume recruiting. After the room soaked in their presentation - hands shot up. With results[…]

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talent acquisition technology/ internal candidate experience

How Age Affects Candidate Experience

Ageism is more than a difference in perception. It is a difference in expectations that each of us bring to the candidate journey. It is also the reality that recruiters behave differently when[…]

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monitor-1054708_1280

recruiting ai/ video interviewing/ AI/ recruiting technology trends

Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Standards Are Coming

"Hi. I'm not human but I'm going to assess your interview. (Oh and I may be better at it.)"

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money-2696219_1280

Talent Acquisition/ Salary Question

If compensation were transparent

Why don't we advertise salary information? Every time this question comes up, it makes people shiver. We've voices inside our heads that tell us this is a seriously bad idea. I keep asking myself,[…]

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Recruiting Automation/ diversity & inclusion/ Talent Acquisition/ diversity hiring/ unconscious bias/ AI

Battle of interview bots in the race to unconscious bias

I recently read about an interesting approach to eliminating unconscious bias: Meet Tengai, the job interview bot who won't judge you. The article highlights the work of Furhat Robotics, an[…]

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hourglass-620397_1280

Talent Acquisition/ Talent Management/ Leadership/ Diversity/ inclusion/ change leadership

Is HR at a crossroads when it comes to diversity & inclusion?

Earlier this month, in an extended discussion about diversity and inclusion (D&I) solutions that each required some form of cultural change before they could be executed, one person expressed a[…]

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Sourcing/ Talent Acquisition/ Leadership/ source of hire/ Analytics

Source of Hire: Maybe it's time to renew the discussion

I was reminded last month that it has been nearly four years since Chris and I wrote the last CareerXroads’ (CXR) Source of Hire Report. It has me wondering: are we really ready to measure the[…]

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shaking_hands_1556669134

Sourcing/ Talent Acquisition/ Operations/ gig work

In the gig work economy, who holds responsibility for how candidates and employers connect?

The Wall Street Journal just published an article about the Labor Department's recent declaration that "Workers lining up jobs through smartphone apps and websites such as Handy and Angie’s List[…]

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person-801829_1280-1

gender balance/ Talent Acquisition/ Leadership/ Diversity/ gender equity/ Gender parity

Mercer’s 2019 Trends Study Highlights Gender Parity Issues

Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends Study, notes that one major concern for talent acquisition is delivering on diversity. More and more executives accept diversity as increasing “the likelihood of[…]

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african-descent-3472462_1280

Talent Acquisition/ Operations/ recruiting technology

Building your recruiting tech stack: one step at a time

Your inbox is overflowing. Your voicemail holds countless messages and is likely telling callers, “This mailbox is full.” Your text messages are piling up. All from tech vendors clamoring for your[…]