Category: Branding & Marketing

Who is writing your job descriptions?

Ask a talent acquisition professional who writes their organization’s job descriptions and you won’t get a straightforward answer. When posed to the CareerXroads eXchange we heard comments such as: HR writes the official job description and the recruiter creates a summary that is more candidate-friendly HR and Hiring Managers create job descriptions together and our […]


CXR Recommends: The Recruiter’s Handbook

“The Recruiter’s Handbook is a strong addition to any recruiting professional’s library and, with its mix of easy-to-comprehend deliverables and high-level case studies, it will serve countless recruiters and leaders for years to come.” That’s exactly what I said to industry friend, Sharlyn Lauby, when I was done pouring through the advanced copy of her […]


CXR “Uncorked” with Jessica Lee of Marriott

Today’s CXR “Uncorked” brings a fun conversation with Jessica Lee, VP of Brand Talent at Marriott.  We take a look at the sometimes interesting turns and evolution that today’s Talent Acquisition leaders encounter in their own career paths – most notably, Jessica’s shift (temporarily?) into a space adjacent to Talent Acquisition.  Our talk also addresses […]


“We Help People Get Jobs”: Learnings from Indeed Interactive

Comfortably sitting in the lounge at Austin’s airport waiting for New Jersey thunderstorms to dissipate leaves me with  a few reflective minutes after two days at Indeed Interactive. I’ve no real point of comparison between this year and any of the previous years. It was my first Indeed conference…not my first conference though. I met […]


Are you offering what your target candidates are seeking?

  Listen to the full podcast of this headline here. It seems so simple – and so obvious – to say, “Know your audience.” But, for talent acquisition, that audience includes a variety of stakeholders: hiring managers, colleagues, business leaders and, of course, the candidates who come in many flavors. Profiling your target candidates is […]


CareerXroads “Uncorked” with Susan Hensley

We’re excited to kick off the new CareerXroads podcast series: “Uncorked” where over a glass (or bottle) of premium wine or spirits we’ll talk with recruiting leaders and influencers about what’s going on in their recruiting world.  These topics will cover everything from the basics of recruiting to predicting the next hot trends that we […]


Benchmark Talent Acquisition Practices

CareerXroads Research helps talent acquisition professionals stay on top of key trends in the industry. Our surveys benchmark talent acquisition practices – they are a great way to keep your fingers on the pulse of what is happening. CXR Research covers employment marketing, sourcing, operations, and other key talent disciplines. CXR Research open for your […]