Category Archives: Leadership

Upon the conclusion of our 114th colloquium meeting, we sat down for a quick chat with Céleste Luzadder-Frick, one of Intuit’s senior TA leaders, to ask her thoughts on the three very different CXR meetings that she’s had the opportunity to attend over the last year. The focus of our most recent meeting was a […]

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Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends Study, notes that one major concern for talent acquisition is delivering on diversity. More and more executives accept diversity as increasing “the likelihood of innovation, empathizing with a broad customer base and boosting employee morale.” In their media advisory about the study, Mercer identified three items related specifically to gender […]

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Talent acquisition leaders have a list of key benchmarks that they watch regularly and oftentimes are continually pushing their teams towards.  Of those metrics, two of the most common are Time to Fill (TtF) and Cost per Hire (CpH).  And believe it or not, even the most popular of industry benchmarks vary wildly from company to company for both of […]

Analytics, Leadership 0

Today, K1 Investment Management (a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles) invested over $200 million in Jobvite. This funding will be used to acquire three distinct (and notably different) talent acquisition providers: Talemetry (Recruitment Marketing Platform), Rolepoint (Employee Referrals), and Canvas (Candidate Communication and Text). Each provider offers a unique set of products […]

Leadership, Operations 0

The talent acquisition technology market has become increasingly complex with new providers emerging, old providers trying to reinvent themselves, and endless rumors of pending acquisitions. The modern talent acquisition tech stack is now designed to help companies manage both the tactical and strategic elements of talent acquisition. Yet, many of the companies we have interviewed […]

Analytics, Leadership 0

Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index can help those concerned about women’s issues know how their employers, or employers they are considering, stack up against their competitors as a place to work. Generic ‘Unconscious Bias Training’ took off in 2017/2018 and few firms in the Fortune 1000 category failed to participate. What’s been missing is an indication […]

Branding & Marketing, Candidate Experience, Diversity, Leadership 0

How Spectrum is working to increase overall veteran hiring Connecting veterans with the right job opportunities presents a unique set of challenges. While military experience is relevant to many jobs, it can still be hard for candidates – and employers – to translate those skills. Many transitioning service members may not know where to start […]

Diversity, Leadership, Operations 0

Every Talent Acquisition stakeholder’s perspective is a window into their attitudes and actions. (Defining TA stakeholders as: Customer, Candidate, Employee, Hiring Manager, Recruiter.) It’s an opportunity for deeper learning…on how to understand their varied personas, on how to approach, how to partner, how to influence. Typically, the perspective consists of feedback – a data point […]

Diversity, Leadership 0

In this episode of Up neXt, Gerry connects with Yvette Stortz to talk about what she’s doing at United Technologies and how she views some of the exciting things going on within Talent Acquisition today.  Listen to this podcast, and dozens more, in the new CXR Podcasts site where you can subscribe to future episodes […]

Leadership, Operations 0