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Posted March 22, 2013 by

CollegeRecruiter.com Continues Its Active Support of the CandE’s Effort to Improve the Candidate Experience

CandE Council Member 2013 badgeTalent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and elevation of the candidate experience, today announced details of the Candidate Experience Council, comprised of some of the leading voices in HR and talent acquisition.

As the organization behind the Candidate Experience Awards (CandEs), the Talent Board’s goal is to facilitate the evolution of the employment candidate experience. In just two years, the CandEs have grown considerably (rising from 57 participating organizations and seven sponsors in 2011 to 90 companies and 18 sponsors in 2012 in North America, and expanding the program to the U.K.) as more organizations recognize the bottom line and branding benefits of keeping job seekers engaged and informed about their candidate status.

The Council was created to help steer the future of the CandEs awards and benchmarking program by drawing on the expertise and knowledge of the HR community’s thought leaders. The Council ensures the Talent Board has access to the latest information and a wide variety of ideas that can enhance the program and ensure its continued success as it enters its third year. Through various committees, the members of the Council will be involved in numerous support initiatives by creating deeper awareness of the program, conducting sponsorship outreach, conducting employer and candidate surveys and sharing ideas to various reports and presentations based on the CandEs.

The Candidate Experience Council currently consists of 24 recruiting industry experts, including: (more…)

Posted March 21, 2013 by

Moneyball for Recruiters: How Data-Driven Analytics Are Revolutionizing Corporate Hiring

Sarah White

Sarah White, Principal & CEO of Sarah White & Associates, LLC

Interesting discussion today at HuffPost Live about how the same data-driven analytics that revolutionized talent evaluation in pro sports are now being applied to the broader marketplace. Will the evolution away from traditional sourcing techniques, resumes, assessments, and other traditional hiring practices and toward new technology help or hurt?

The consensus — as well stated by my friend, Sarah White — was that the new techniques will help employers and candidates alike as the new technology will help the two connect even if they’re not aware of each other.In addition, the new technology is enabling employers to move away from flawed personnel selection tools such as Myers-Briggs and other personality tools.

Some of the most interesting aspects of the discussion to me were: (more…)