Category: Operations

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 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 […]


UNLEASH in America – An Event Worth Noticing

The UNLEASH team did a tremendous job of bringing to the United States an event that differentiates itself enough from the others that it’s worth talent acquisition and HR leaders and influencers to attend without feeling the need to cross other events off of their calendars.  The level of decision-makers and smartly curated trade show […]


Should Indeed Be Worried About Google Jobs API?

Our CareerXroads members have seen a number of headlines about the Google Jobs API and the Jobs search results that are expected. Some have even been given access to a CXR members-only webinar with the Google team to learn more about the ongoing work.  But even that might not have prepared them for the simplicity […]



The Real Story of What’s Going On In Recruiting Operations and Analytics

This year at our Recruiting Operations and Analytics Colloquium meeting, the discussion with 50 Talent Acquisition leaders started with determining the key responsibilities of both Operations and Analytics team members.  After a day and a half of collaboration among participating members, it became increasingly clear that the realized value of these specialized roles continues to […]


CXR Talks Blockchain Technology for HR and Recruiting

It was just a few years ago that we started seeing the popularity of Bitcoin on the rise and only months ago that we watched this new form of currency reach unprecedented value, raising interest in buyers and miners alike.  That’s right… “miners.” Is blockchain mining the next trend coming to Talent Acquisition?


CXR Report: Recruiting Centers of Excellence

The demands on talent acquisition and recruiting continue to intensify so that companies remain competitive. Teams are forced to work smarter and as a result, the evolution of shared services and recruiting centers of excellence (CEO) continues.  CareerXroads asked its membership a series of questions related to how their recruiting COE’s are focused and delivering […]


Tracking Employee Referrals; A CareerXroads Survey

While it likely doesn’t surprise anyone that nearly 90% of our current CareerXroads members that responded to this “Pulse” survey report to track employee referrals as a source of hire, it could come as news that a large portion of enterprise-sized organizations still leave it up to the candidate to identify themselves as a referral. […]


Recruiting Organizational Structures; A CareerXroads Report

At CareerXroads we create and house hundreds of peer-driven benchmark reports and surveys that range in topics from vendor selection to global org structures. Recently our members asked for a quick report out on how global Talent Acquisition teams were structured and managing the work of recruitment.