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Posted June 18, 2012 by

The 2012 CandEs: Launching this year’s Candidate Experience Awards

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroadsBy Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

Last year, 24 firms were acknowledged for their efforts to improve the treatment of their candidates at the HR Technology Conference (where the U.S. awards will be presented again this year). Kudos to these winning firms: Adidas Group, Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, The Bozzuto Group, Cliffs Natural Resources, Covenant Health, Crowe Horwath LLP, Deloitte, Deluxe Corporation, General Mills, Harris Interactive, Herman Miller, IncInfoReliance Corporation, Intuit Inc., Ontario Systems, LLC, PepsiCo, Principal Financial Group, Rex Healthcare, RMS Inc., Sage, State Farm, Insurance, SunTrust Banks, Inc., W. L. Gore & Associates, Whirlpool Corporation.

Subsequently we have seen dozens of articles about the awards and the winners in major publications including the Wall Street Journal and WSJ blogs (see this recent post, the High Cost of Treating Job Seekers like Cattle mentioning the 2012 award launch). (more…)

Posted February 20, 2012 by

17 Tips to Treat Candidates With Respect

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroadsBy Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler

  1. acknowledging receipt of an application
  2. avoiding postings that say little or insult the intelligence
  3. eliminating out of date postings
  4. monitoring an application against open opportunities
  5. staying in touch with relevant information
  6. (more…)