5 Things I'd Wish for in Recruiting Tools

5 Things I’d Wish for in Recruiting Tools

Well hello, Alladin! Here are my wishes…

This event is part of the “Let’s Talk Recruiting” series where a panel of recruiting practitioners get together online and have a conversation on a variety of topics related to corporate recruiting.

In today’s conversation…

If we all could get 3 wishes from a genie… after we got world peace and a Lamborghini, what would you wish for in recruiting?

It seems a new silver bullet gets fire every few years, but are they really want would make recruiting more efficient?

Listen in and find out if anyone shares the same things that you would wish for.


Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Monika Warchol Recruiting Denver Lead, Recruiting Coordination and Operations Sprinklr
Katherine Amato Recruiting LA Senior Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center
Paige Marsteller Recruiting NYC Lead Recruiter ACV Auctions
Ryan Watson Removed from Group Talent Acquisition Manager Unknown

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Bill Hornaday Recruiting Atlanta Recruiting Strategy Leader Barry-Wehmiller Design Group
Courtney Lewis Recruiting Atlanta Regional Recruiter & HR Generalist Open To Work
JENNIFER ONEIL Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Manager Forward Financing (previous)
Barbara Fasth Recruiting Chicago Recruiting Manager Menasha Packaging
Shawn Watzka Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Inpatient Psych Solutions
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Fresenius Kabi USA
Joanna Ram Recruiting Chicago Talent Sourcing Manager IRI
Steven Rosenblum Recruiting Chicago Talent Acquisition and HR Operations Leader Level 5 Partners
Andy Loyd Recruiting Denver Senior Agile Recruiter Sonatype
John Przybylek Recruiting Denver Senior Technical Recruiter CAI
Rachel Meyer Recruiting Denver CEO Raystar Partners
Tim Strandberg Recruiting Denver Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Datavail
Zachary Eggers Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Partner AEG
Sylvia Correa Recruiting LA Sr. Talen Capital Group
Mike Crosby Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Partner Age of Learning / ABCmouse.com
Amy Jett Recruiting LA IT Recruiter USC Information Technology Services (ITS)
Cynthia Lopez Recruiting LA Sr. Regional Healthcare Recruiter CVHCare
Nicholas Steinberg Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Specialist Bluebeam
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Robin Kohls Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Recruiter Cargill/Versique
Austin Davis Recruiting Nashville Corporate Recruiter Bargain Hunt
Jeslyn Xie Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Specialist CI Investments
Elaine Dewitt Recruiting Phoenix Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Briana Bell Recruiting Seattle Recruiting & Onboarding Specialist Woodland Park Zoo
Amy Shook Recruiting Seattle Senior Recruiter RealSelf
Michel Deschapelles TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition & Contingent Workforce Magic Leap
Fred Shand TA Leaders Senior Director of Recruiting Operations ORS Partners
Sean Hanna TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Operations Collibra
Manisha Bavabhai TA Leaders Head of Recruiting Hudson MX
Sandesh Sukumaran TA Leaders Head of Professional Services, Accion Labs
Karen DiGenova TA Leaders Global Head of Talent Acquisition Columbia Sportswear Company
Tighe Einfeldt TA Leaders Executive Director Morgan Stanley
Heidi Gorman TA Leaders Vice President Talent Acquisition Florida Autism Center
Delta Stein TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Frontier Technology
Susan Ross TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition for Global Field Operations Elastic

We asked our attendees, “What is one thing that you would wish for in a recruiting tool?”

These were the answers they gave…

  • A better alert for candidates already in our databases that would match for an open job.
  • A more user friendly ATS
  • A way to figure out best cities to hire for certain roles (national recruiting)
  • Ability to incorporate knock out questions/screening tools
  • Ability to source candidates across multiple platforms and social networks
  • all in one
  • Automated referral outreach and tracking
  • Consolidated and accurate source for recruiting data and multi-year global analytics.
  • Data driven results
  • Delayed decline
  • Ease of use, regardless of the end user
  • Easy implementation
  • Easy to use
  • Easy-to-use Interface
  • efficiency - so many require multiple clicks and don't allow for customization
  • Email insights
  • Integrate with Cell phone
  • Integrations and reporting!
  • Learn of recommended recruiting tools
  • Low cost
  • More compatible ATS software to save time when recruiting high-volume positions
  • One overall system, ATS, Candidate Mgmt tool AND can sync with LinkedIn Recruiter 🙂
  • Resume parsing
  • SMS capabilities
  • Something that would refresh our candidates information in our ATS with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Streamlined for admin and candidate user.

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