A Third Wave of Disruption Challenges How TA “Thinks”

In this episode, we sit with Jen Jenkins, global candidate experience lead at Scotiabank who handles the candidate experience from recruitment through onboarding.  Unlike so many other “candidate experience” leaders, Jen brings a background to recruiting that’s unconventional.  Her career shift into talent acquisition is what we believe to be the third wave of disruptive […]


CXR “Uncorked” with Marie Artim

Enterprise’s own Marie Artim (vp, talent acquisition) joins CXR for a bottle of Robert Craig’s Affinity Cabernet and a bottle of Orin Swift Papillon to talk about some of the competitive advantages that she believes set Enterprise out front in the world of recruiting.  With some fun laughs over a few bottles of red and […]


Adventures In Extreme Hiring – a Recruiting Automation Summit Panel

In June I moderated 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 (Managing Director, Human […]


Who Is It That’s Writing Corporate Job Descriptions?

We know from experience that you can ask any number of recruiting leaders who at their organization is responsible for authoring job descriptions and you’ll get any number of answers.  Those range from HR to Hiring Managers to Recruiters to even Compensation – or any combination of the lot.  CXR took a few moments at a recent […]


CXR Chat: Executive Recruiting & Community

Gerry catches up with EY’s Carrie Garten after her first colloquium where she spent a day and a half with 50 other company leaders talking about trends and competitive practices in the world of executive recruiting.  During our 107th colloquium, there was no shortage of shared content from peers which included some interesting discussions about […]


Up neXt with Mark Farrell from Froedtert

In this episode of Up Next, a podcast series designed to put a face on new CXR members and welcome Talent Acquisition leaders joining the CareerXroads’ community, Mark Farrell helps us understand what attracted him to rejoin the Health Care Industry at Froedtert Health 2 years ago as their Executive Director for Talent Delivery after a 6 year hiatus, […]


CXR Chat: Colloquium Takeaways From TA Leadership

Chris Hoyt and Quincy Stephens of Merakey talk about just a few of the key takeaways for talent acquisition professionals who both attend colloquium meetings in person as well as participate in the new online community platform at CXR.  In this episode the conversation follows a two-day colloquium meeting that addressed leadership challenges in the field […]


CXR Members Evaluate What They’re Offering Candidates With Disabilities

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 our meetings this year and it […]


CXR “Uncorked” with Dan Black of EY

Chris and Gerry take a few moments on a Friday afternoon to enjoy a few bottles of Hibiki Whiskey and talk about sourcing talent with a truly global lense, candidate experience, and the evolution of some recruiting technology (to include blockchain for HR) with industry friend and colleague, Dan Black of EY.  While the podcast […]