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.

CXR Recommends/ diversity, equity & inclusion

CXR Recommends: Diversity - how did we get here & where do we go next?

Like many of you, we're soaking in as many voices as we can on the topics of diversity, equity and inclusion. So we were excited to see one of our favorite Talent Acquisition Leaders, Carmen[…]

Recruiting Automation/ CXR Recommends/ aptitude research partners/ research/ AI

CXR Recommends: Research on AI & Hiring

We recently took some time to review a new research report from Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research: Conversational AI and the Future of Hiring and recommend you do the same.Whether AI is the[…]

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Talent Acquisition/ College Recruiting/ College/ Benchmarking

Benchmarking pro and con. Focus, Speed, Depth.

Benchmarking is an inexact science with a real downside. When employers look at the 'average' (or the 'top' ) practice with the express purpose of adopting the 'best', they simply miss the point. […]

CXR Recommends/ Diversity/ inclusion/ equality

CXR Recommends: P&G's Take on Race

Like many of you, we're paying close attention to the responses of companies to the current elevation of the Black Lives Matter movement. From the Zoom backgrounds of our members when they join[…]

CXR Recommends/ Leadership/ COVID-19/ coronavirus

CXR Recommends: Mary Meeker's COVID-19 Analysis

Like many of you, we've been voraciously reading materials from trusted sources about the COVID-19 pandemic. At first, we were seeking guidance and ideas on how to prepare our workspace and our[…]

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[…]