Category: Operations

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 […]


Candidate Diversity Expectations a CXR Research Report

Who, if not recruiters and the talent acquisition function within an organization, has the ultimate ability to help ensure that companies are looking at diverse talent when bringing people on board? And while in recent years the definition of “candidate diversity” has broadened to include backgrounds, education levels, and work history, for many the largest […]


Pay Equity: Beyond Compliance, the Salary Question

Pay Equity is a challenge that is not going to go away this year. Pressure to find a pay equity strategy will likely heat up in the US and we bet that it will move globally AND beyond ‘gender’ as a primary focus over the next few years. On one hand, as shown in a […]


Recruiting Centers of Excellence a CXR Research Report

The demands on talent acquisition and recruiting continue to intensify so that companies remain competitive. Teams are forced to work smarter and as a result, the evolution of shared services and recruiting centers of excellence (CEO) continues.  CareerXroads asked its membership a series of questions related to how their recruiting COE’s are focused and delivering […]


Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

Retention has always been attached to the hip of Talent Acquisition… but loosely. I’ve always looked askance at recycled insights about retention that typically say nothing new but, this time I was pleasantly surprised at the solid learning, evidence-based approach and the possibility of something new that TA could actually use from the Harvard Business […]