More From Gerry Crispin

A stakeholder’s perspective on diversity recruiting

Every Talent Acquisition stakeholder’s perspective is a window into their attitudes and actions. (Defining TA stakeholders as: Customer, Candidate, Employee, Hiring Manager, Recruiter.) It’s an opportunity for deeper learning…on how to understand their varied personas, on how to approach, how to partner, how to influence. Typically, the perspective consists of feedback – a data point […]


Recruiting issues you’ll likely see more of in 2019

Here are a few of my favorite articles from this 2018 Best of the Best compilation [Issue #115] curated by Hung Lee – each highlights a recruiting issue that may have an impact in 2019: 9 Ways AI Will Reshape Recruiting by Samantha McLaren This article has a pretty loose definition of AI but let’s avoid that […]


2019 Resolution: Resolve to call BS on recruiting myths

We’ve read our share of recruiting myths over the years and are wondering if we’re the only ones getting tired of opinions and stories in our space that can’t be backed up by real research? Try this one on for size: I just read an article offering six suggestions on how to improve the hiring […]


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 […]


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 […]


Want to stand out to candidates? Keep your promises.

Employment Brand Managers develop amazing campaigns to help their company recruit the best of the best. Talent Acquisition Analytics pros mine data to uncover the magic source that produces the top candidates (if they can first figure out how to clean the data). TA Operations teams search for, integrate and maintain the most efficient tech […]


Talent Board releases 2018 CandE Winners

We’ll admit it… each year we geek out a little when Talent Board releases their annual CandE Award Winners list. How employers treat candidates has been, at its best, the personal preference of a small minority of willing recruiters in the few moments when their req loads were almost manageable. Social media and evidence-based recruiting […]