Category: Operations

Optimizing job descriptions

Job Descriptions have been a punching bag for decades with little movement until now. The failure to create a fresh approach to a Job Description (JD) is that critics (IMHO) don’t recognize that the JD is a foundational document with a standard that has everything to do with determining the value of a role and […]


How To UNLEASH An Event In A New Market

Not its first event in the United States, but certainly gaining momentum, UNLEASH recently delivered a unique conference that simultaneously delivered both a macro and micro content and networking feel to participants.  It was my pleasure to have contributed by delivering a 20-minute rapid fire session on the “Pulse of Recruiting Technology” (click to download.)  Other […]


“We Help People Get Jobs”: Learnings from Indeed Interactive

Comfortably sitting in the lounge at Austin’s airport waiting for New Jersey thunderstorms to dissipate leaves me with  a few reflective minutes after two days at Indeed Interactive. I’ve no real point of comparison between this year and any of the previous years. It was my first Indeed conference…not my first conference though. I met […]


CXR Research: Culinary recruiting challenges

CareerXroads recently partnered with one of our members to create a simple benchmark survey about the challenges in culinary recruitment. Our first discovery came before the survey was even taken. Many companies outsource their culinary recruiting and don’t have a lot of insight into its details. While this made the responses harder to gather then […]


Are you offering what your target candidates are seeking?

  Listen to the full podcast of this headline here. It seems so simple – and so obvious – to say, “Know your audience.” But, for talent acquisition, that audience includes a variety of stakeholders: hiring managers, colleagues, business leaders and, of course, the candidates who come in many flavors. Profiling your target candidates is […]


What’s Really Happening in Recruiting Operations & Analytics

This year at our Recruiting Operations and Analytics Colloquium meeting, the discussion with 50 Talent Acquisition leaders started with determining the key responsibilities of both Operations and Analytics team members.  After a day and a half of collaboration among participating members, it became increasingly clear that the realized value of these specialized roles continues to […]


Benchmark Talent Acquisition Practices

CareerXroads Research helps talent acquisition professionals stay on top of key trends in the industry. Our surveys benchmark talent acquisition practices – they are a great way to keep your fingers on the pulse of what is happening. CXR Research covers employment marketing, sourcing, operations, and other key talent disciplines. CXR Research open for your […]


Bitcoin’s Blockchain Technology for Recruiting

It was just a few years ago that we started seeing the popularity of Bitcoin on the rise and only months ago that we watched this new form of currency reach unprecedented value, raising interest in buyers and miners alike.  That’s right… “miners.” Is blockchain mining the next trend coming to Talent Acquisition? [Listen to […]