Category: Sourcing

CXR Pulse Survey: Recruiter Capacity

“How many requisitions do your recruiters manage monthly, on average? How many do they Close?” You might as well have asked, “How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” No one even attempts to answer these questions without first stating, “It depends.” The number of variables that follow is infinite. […]


CareerXroads Sourcing Investments Report

For as long as many in the industry can remember, they’ve been trying to successfully track “source of hire” data in an effort to discover where their top hires come from and to project where budgets should be spent.  In this recent CareerXroads recruiting budget benchmark report we asked our members to share how they’re […]


On The Horizon: Our 100th Colloquium Meeting (Leadership)

For over twenty years CareerXroads has created a fun community for talent acquisition and recruiting leaders from around the world to connect, collaborate, and even conspire, on recruiting-related topics that keep them up at night.  And whether conversations with these leaders and influencers were taking place at live colloquium events, various conferences, over the phone, […]


Relationship Recruiting: More than an Employee Referral Program, It’s the Future

This excellent Huffington Post article by Nicole Dessain, Why Sodexo Doesn’t Say Goodbye to Exiting Employees, that Chloe Rada at Sodexo alerted me to made me realize how the debate over ‘Sources’ or ‘Influences’ may simply be clouding the very real and growing value of a deeper understanding ‘Relationships’ in recruiting- something very few firms […]


FREE CareerXroads Webinar: Sourcing on Social Networks

With 1.86 billion monthly active users, it’s no wonder that everyone is talking about Facebook as a great source of candidates. Just recently it was announced that Twitter has achieved its best user growth over just the last year. All this data and information coming from social media can be overwhelming for these two sites […]


CareerXroads Open Benchmark: Recruiting Centers of Excellence

In recent years we’ve seen various Centers of Excellence (COE) gain popularity in HR and Talent Acquisition structures.  At CareerXroads, we’re interested in collecting details specifically around the progress, investment, and returns found from Recruiting Centers of Excellence. That’s why we’re presenting this brief open benchmark survey where results will be shared with all participants […]


Machines that Learn: Not Programmed…Trained

In the last 12 months, interest in Machine Learning has doubled according to Google. Look further and it’s about a 4000% increase over the last 5 years. AI’s wunderkind seems to be appearing everywhere lately as ‘proof’ of quality for a new generation of Talent Acquisition applications. “Our app ‘learns’ from what the prospects say about […]


CXR Research and Reports

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. […]