Category: Leadership

VIDEO: Adventures in Extreme Hiring Panel

In June I was asked to moderate a panel at the 2018 Recruiting Automation Summit in San Francisco, CA.  We assembled an awesome collection of Talent Acquisition leaders that included Ray Tavares (SVP, Talent Acquisition at Bank of America), Frank Speer (‎Global Director Solution Design, ‎IBM), Kristen DesPalmes (Director of Employment Strategy, DaVita), and (Andrew Trout […]


CXR Recommends: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

My first job out of college was at a boutique search and recruitment firm in Atlanta called Rowland Mountain and Associates. The firm’s founder and one of my most profound mentors, Russ Mountain, introduced me to the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey. It’s been a forever favorite, professional foundation, and a […]


CXR Chat: Executive Recruiting Colleague Takeaways

We grabbed a few minutes with EY’s Carrie Garten to talk about the experience she had at her first colloquium, our 107th meeting. The topic of the day and a half spent with nearly 50 company leaders was executive level recruiting. In this episode, Carrie shares a few thoughts on the volume of information she was […]


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 […]


Up neXt: CXR Connects with Froedtert’s Mark Farrell

In this episode of Up neXt, a podcast series designed to put a face on new CXR members and welcome Talent Acquisition leaders joining the CareerXroads’ community, Mark Farrell helps us understand what attracted him to rejoin the Health Care Industry at Froedtert Health 2 years ago as their Executive Director for Talent Delivery after a 6 year hiatus, […]


CXR Chat: What Recruiting Leaders Take Back From A CareerXroads Meeting

We connect here with Quincy Stephens of Merakey to talk about just a few of the key takeaways for recruiting professionals who both attend colloquium meetings in person as well as participate in the new online community platform at CXR.  In this episode, the conversation takes place at the end of our latest colloquium meeting where […]