Category: Recruiting Automation

Two key recruiting automation (RA) challenges

If you’ve been paying attention and shopping around, some of the promises of recruiting automation (RA) are already here for the taking if you have the budget. Automated assistants can handle basic tasks like sending an offer letter, scheduling an interview, or researching a candidate’s social profile. However, if you scan recent headlines about recruiting […]


Podcast: The evolution of recruiting… or is it revolution

When Matt Adler wanted to discuss the evolution of recruiting on his Recruiting Future podcast he turned to someone who is known as a lifelong student of recruiting: Gerry Crispin. Gerry and Matt had a great time discussing: The growing recognition of candidate experience The strategic vision of talent acquisition leaders The potential impact of […]


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 “Uncorked” with Dan Black

In this fun Uncorked session, we take a few moments to enjoy a few bottles of Hibiki Whiskey and talk about sourcing talent with a “global lense”, what constitutes a solid candidate experience, and the evolution of some recruiting technology (to include blockchain for HR!) with industry friend and colleague, Dan Black of EY. [See […]


How to evaluate what you offer candidates with disabilities

A CareerXroads Colloquium Mind Map Exercise At our recent Recruiting Automation and Innovation Meeting, we conducted a Design Thinking Exercise to explore how employers perceive their employee values and, in turn, what their candidates feel are important – in this case, specifically, candidates with disabilities. We are working through this exercise at a number of […]


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 […]


eXcerpt: Blockchain Opportunities in Hiring

From time to time we’re asked for our opinion on industry trends and technology.  One recent request came to us from ThirtyK, a news source for blockchain technology, because of our growing interest in how blockchain will impact HR and Talent Acquisition in the coming months and years.  What follows is the article that was […]


Is Recruiting Innovation Driving Towards Automation and A.I.?

The first-ever CareerXroads Recruiting Automation & Innovation Colloquium convened April 23-25, 2018 at Converse’s headquarters on the wharf in Boston. Our days there included member presentations, interactive exercises, excellent after-hours conversations and a whole lot of networking. If there was one thing that surprised most members during our time together, it’s that no one has […]