Category: College Recruiting

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 […]


College Degree Relevancy Declining. Really? Show Me.

As the employment market has gotten tighter in recent years, there has been an increasing buzz around college degree relevancy. One could certainly argue that in key markets – IT comes to mind – the college degree carries less weight than it used to but does that mean employers have stopped looking for a college degree […]


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 […]


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, […]


CareerXroads Benchmark: Campus Recruiting Models

Whether companies have undergone a recruiting re-org around campus efforts, built dedicated campus teams, or are simply leveraging internal non-recruiting departmental resources to help staff campus events, one thing is constant across industries: campus recruiting continues to be a priority as organizations see anywhere from 5% to 10% of their total external hires coming through […]


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 […]


Mapping the Candidate Journey: 5 Steps to Start

More firms than ever before are stepping up to map out their candidate journey. They are going beyond guesswork and generalized opinion pieces to dig deeper into their candidates’ attitudes and behaviors after applying for a position. Believing that it is important to treat each candidate as well as one treats customers is one thing. […]