Category Archives: College Recruiting

With the changes the United States is seeing at a state level with regards to the legal use of recreational and medicinal drugs, companies have an interesting challenge ahead of them when considering pre-employment drug screening. Additionally, companies know that performing drug screening on 100% of their candidates can be incredibly expensive and often has […]

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CareerXroads research tackles questions like: Are large companies moving away from pre-employment drug screening?  Do enterprise organizations seem to be trending away from spending more money on branding agencies?  How are your peers addressing internal mobility at their firms? CareerXroads works with members to research and benchmark through both public and members only (login required) surveys. […]

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Facebook Recruiting? LinkedIn/Microsoft will not be too concerned in the short run…but…long term… For the last year just about every conference has included at least one session around sourcing via Facebook. We guess they finally noticed the activity and, last week, as most know by now, officially announced they are entering the recruiting space with a few new tabs related […]

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For many enterprise organizations, internships are the lifeblood of advanced workforce planning and leadership development programs around the world.  Each year CareerXroads holds a colloquium meeting with our current CareerXroads colloquium member companies where we spend two days discussing all things related to internships and managing college recruiting programs.  Of course, the sharing of competitive practices […]

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In 2017 CareerXroads will conduct nine colloquium meetings for our members.  Each year our topics are determined by votes and feedback from our current membership and while some topics such as Sourcing, Analytics and Operations have become staple events within our annual agenda, there are some upcoming additions and changes to our meeting makeup. New in […]

Analytics, Branding & Marketing, CareerXroads, College Recruiting, Diversity, Executive Search, Leadership, Operations, Sourcing 0

Benchmarking is an inexact science with a real downside. When employers look at the ‘average’ (or the ‘top’ ) practice with the express purpose of adopting the ‘best’, they simply miss the point. And that point is that truly competitive practices are solutions that will always be different, employer to employer, because their execution is […]

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For years CareerXroads has been asking our colloquium members to share what tools their teams are using and which they find most effective.  That list has historically been circulated offline and countless times has been used to help with purchasing and partnering decisions around the world.  That’s why we’re excited to share our next release […]

Analytics, Branding & Marketing, CareerXroads, College Recruiting, Executive Search, Leadership, Operations, Sourcing 0

We would encourage every Career Service and Employer UR teams to take a close look at AfterCollege’s 2016 Student Insight Survey. The fact that 87% of the candidates surveyed had teed up a job….having  an internship under their belt  while only 15% of those without internships have done so is striking. This has been building for […]

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Starting next year, according to this Bloomberg article- Goldman Sachs Scraps On-Campus Interviewing for Robo-Recruiting, Goldman Sachs will hire all 2500 of its undergraduate interns without a single face-to-face interview…on campus. Reporting that they draw interns on 225 college campuses in the US alone, Goldman could reduce some serious travel costs even if the bulk of […]

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