Category: Candidate Experience

Pay Transparency: Less Talk, More Data

Candidates hear a lot about unfair pay practices in the press but are almost always left in the dark when it comes to how a specific employer will treat them – exceptions like SalesForce and Corning notwithstanding. Transparency around gender pay equity is something US employers talk about without actually having to share where they […]


CareerXroads 2018 Roadmap

What a year 2017 was for CareerXroads and its members!  With more meetings than before, more member companies than ever, higher volumes of content, our 100th colloquium meeting, an immersive trip to learn about recruiting practices in Japan, and innovative new meeting strategies, we couldn’t have asked for more.  Except, that’s exactly what we’re doing […]


Three trends impacting Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition is able to seize opportunities like never before to shape and guide recruiting efforts. That’s clout that will continue to grow in coming years. What other talent acquisition trends will carry sway? Gerry Crispin recently sat down with Charles Coy from Cornerstone ReWork to discuss a few key trends that are impacting talent […]


On The Horizon: Our 100th Colloquium Meeting (Leadership)

For over twenty years CareerXroads has created a fun community for talent acquisition and recruiting leaders from around the world to connect, collaborate, and even conspire, on recruiting-related topics that keep them up at night.  And whether conversations with these leaders and influencers were taking place at live colloquium events, various conferences, over the phone, […]


The CandEs: Kudos to ALL participants

TalentBoard announced today (Sept, 9) the 50 North American employers whose Candidates ranked their Experience highest in 2017. 2017 standards were tougher this year to ensure that the quality of the responses from nearly 200,000 candidates from more than 200 firms, met completion requirements, response totals and response rate goals and, could be ‘normalized’ to […]


Measuring Candidate Experience: Make NPS Your Baseline

Fred Reichheld introduced the customer-focused, Net Promoter Score (NPS) in his 2003 Harvard Business Review, “The One Number You Need to Grow” and we’re certain the connection to today’s candidate experience is a strong one. Apparently asking your customers a direct question like: “How likely are you to recommend our company/product/service to your friends and colleagues?”  is a pretty solid […]


Aligning Your Employer Brand Efforts at the Team Level

This brilliant YouTube video, How Do I Get A Data Science Job?, that I stumbled on while educating myself on AI perspectives this morning answers at least three prospect/candidate questions that relate directly to employer brand from  a very personal/social point of view: What it takes to get a job on my team. What it […]