Category: Candidate Experience

What is your internal candidate experience?

Sure, Candidate Experience is an initiative at your organization. You might even have a specific lead (or team!) focused on candidate experience processes and programs. Here’s a question for you: How are you translating those efforts to your internal candidate experience? Common Challenges in Candidate Experience Candidate experience is a topic that comes up at […]


A Third Wave of Disruption Challenges How TA “Thinks”

In this CXR Podcast episode, we took a moment after a colloquium meeting to sit with Jen Jenkins, global candidate experience lead at Scotiabank.  Jen is responsible for the candidate experience included within every stage from recruitment through onboarding.  Unlike so many other “candidate experience” leaders, Jen brings a background to recruiting that’s unconventional: Design Research […]


CXR Recommends: Made to Stick

A guest post by CXR member: Breanna Woodhouse, Manager of Talent Attraction at DaVita Kidney Care A few years ago I was in a meeting listening to a presentation. A couple of minutes into the presentation, I was surprised to find a photo of me on a slide that stated, “Congratulations!” I had been interviewing […]


Targeted employment marketing to female candidates

As companies become more sophisticated in their content marketing techniques, savvy employment marketers are taking note. Targeted employment marketing is key to reaching not just desirable candidates but the right candidates for specific openings. At the 2018 CareerXroads Colloquium Employment Branding & Marketing meeting, we challenged the experts in the room to consider how they […]


CXR Chat: College Recruiting with Target

I was fortunate enough to get a few moments with Target’s Megan Grimm (director, talent acquisition) following the conclusion of our recent colloquium meeting about early career and college hiring. For our viewers and listeners, Megan comments on her thoughts and our observation that the early career segments within Talent Acquisition are ripe for disruption as is evident in […]


CXR “Uncorked” with Marie Artim

Enterprise’s own Marie Artim (vp, talent acquisition) joins CXR for a bottle of Robert Craig’s Affinity Cabernet and a bottle of Orin Swift Papillon to talk about some of the competitive advantages that she believes set Enterprise out front in the world of recruiting.  With some fun laughs over a few bottles of red and […]


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 […]