Want to calculate the ideal recruiter requisition load?

On average, what is your recruiter requisition load? It’s a question with wildly varying answers. In her recent LinkedIn post, Linda Brenner, co-founder and Managing Partner of Talent Growth Advisors, offers the newest answer to “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” We really like the Recruiter Workload Calculator, an […]


A Third Wave of Disruption Challenges How TA “Thinks”

In this CXR Podcast episode, we took a moment after a colloquium meeting to sit with Jen Jenkins, global candidate experience lead at Scotiabank.  Jen is responsible for the candidate experience included within every stage from recruitment through onboarding.  Unlike so many other “candidate experience” leaders, Jen brings a background to recruiting that’s unconventional: Design Research […]


CXR Recommends: Made to Stick

A guest post by CXR member: Breanna Woodhouse, Manager of Talent Attraction at DaVita Kidney Care A few years ago I was in a meeting listening to a presentation. A couple of minutes into the presentation, I was surprised to find a photo of me on a slide that stated, “Congratulations!” I had been interviewing […]


Taking a stand impacts your employment branding

You always knew your Employer’s Brand wasn’t meant to attract everyone. The position you take on social issues is certainly walking that talk…boldly. Recent examples include Nike’s ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick, Levi Strauss’ commitment to ending gun violence, Delta, United, Enterprise and other firms that have ended their relationship with the NRA. In a recent […]


What to expect from CareerXroads membership

AKA The View From The Back Of The Room Considering CareerXroads Membership? Or maybe you’re a current member but new to CXR resources? Until you experience the CareerXroads community first-hand, it can be hard to appreciate just what the Colloquium means to its members. What is it about CareerXroads that makes people say:   There […]


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 […]


Targeted employment marketing to female candidates

Skitterphoto / Pixabay As companies become more sophisticated in their content marketing techniques, savvy employment marketers are taking note. Targeted employment marketing is key to reaching not just desirable candidates but the right candidates for specific openings. At the 2018 CareerXroads Colloquium Employment Branding & Marketing meeting, we challenged the experts in the room to […]


CXR Chat: College Recruiting with Target

I was fortunate enough to get a few moments with Target’s Megan Grimm (director, talent acquisition) following the conclusion of our recent colloquium meeting about early career and college hiring. For our viewers and listeners, Megan comments on her thoughts and our observation that the early career segments within Talent Acquisition are ripe for disruption as is evident in […]