The Next Big Thing in Recruiting

The Next Big Thing in Recruiting

Let us dream a little on this one and come up with some ideas that we hope we might see happen in recruiting. Even if we do not think they will.

Listen in on what our panelists have to say.

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.

Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Ed Sayson TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition ARC Document Solutions
Edward Cruz TA Leaders Global Recruitment Lead, Data Science and Technology GroupM
Justin DeLauri TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Definitive Healthcare
Katherine Amato Senior Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Eileen Beno Senior HR Business Partner Fermilab
Lauren Melson Campus Manager, Doctor Recruiting Heartland Dental
Vinay Velivela Vice President - Head of Global Operations/ Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment/ Staffing Services Fixity Technologies
Anu Sodhi Principal Recruiter Edifecs
Kathy Simmons Talent Acquisition Lead Accenture
JENNIFER ONEIL Talent Acquisition Manager Forward Financing (previous)
Mike Crosby Senior Talent Partner Age of Learning /
Robin Moschetti Talent Acquisition Manager Brainshark
Sylvia Correa Sr. Talen Capital Group
Barbara Fasth Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner Menasha
Julianna Raffa Recruiter Timberland
Jennifer Ward Talent Acquisition Recruiter - IT/Marketing Farmers Insurance
Annette Gregersen Sr. Technical Recruiter T-Mobile
Chris Bowen Talent Acquisition Partner Open to Opportunity
Denise Ward Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Antonia Ndi Sr. Recruiter Academic Partnerships
Katie Fitzner Sr. Recruiter (Contract) Walmart Stores, Inc.
Cara Schaeffer Talent Acquisition Leader - Content, Music, Creative, Marketing & BD Tiktok
Christopher Smith Talent Management _ Senior Non Commission Officer United States Army Reserve
Patrick Ward Talent Acquisition Manager Halloran Consulting Group
Janelle Mofsenson Talent Acquisition Coordinator Invesco Ltd.
Tiffany Reyna Talent Acquisition Percepta
Allyson Leszman Lead Experienced Hire Recruiter Open to Opportunity
Cindy McWilliams Talent Manager American College of Surgeons
Sarah Schaefer Staffing Manager Fresenius Kabi USA
Becky Gramenz Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Open to Opportunity
Anca Cristea Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist West Monroe Partners
Cynthia Lopez Sr. Regional Healthcare Recruiter CVHCare
Bianca Medici Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Havas Edge
Christine Doane Global Director, Human Resources On the market
Chris Rosenau Director of Technical Recruiting Flawless Recruit
Elaine Dewitt Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Shawn McGoorty Manager, Talent Acquisition Steward Health Care
Mariam Malik Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Vonage
McKenzie Sutton Talent Acquisition Consultant Mammoth Distribution
Brittanie Phelan Talent Partner Herc Rentals Inc.
Cindy Wong Sr. Contract Recruiter Princess Cruises
Evan Waldera Recruiter Sovos
Lance Hunsicker Lead Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
Karen Tuozzo Senior Recruiter, Legal Liberty Mutual Insurance
Diane Redinger Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Altium
Maria Smithson Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Faithlife
Candace B. Recruiting Atlanta Sr. Corporate Recruiter EIS
Deb Ryan Recruiting Boston Senior Recruiter USI Insurance Services
Tonia Romanelli Recruiting Chicago Talent Acquisition Manager & Advisor EY
Heather Sisson Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Leader Bottle Rocket
Christine Drelling Recruiting DCBmore Global Team Lead - Technical Recruiting Sitecore
Kelly Greene Recruiting Denver Contract Recruiter Stantec
Joe Sorrow Recruiting Denver Head of US Talent FullContact
Michelle McKnight Recruiting LA Recruitment Lead, Corporate Functions, Marketing & Sales Herbalife
Melisa Medrano Recruiting SFBA Manager, Talent Acquisition Sonoma Biotherapeutics
Sydney Clark Recruiting SFBA University and Diversity Sourcer Udemy
Josie Morgado Recruiting SFBA Sr. Sourcing Recruiter Zillow
Lucinda Lara Recruiting The Triangle Direct Recruiter Globant
Brandon Diehm TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition, Americas Heidrick & Struggles International
Michelle Marquand TA Leaders (Head of Talent Acquisition, US) Country Manager / Recruiting & Sourcing sweetgreen
Seth Hilgert TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition American AgCredit
Annette Rushin TA Leaders Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Employee Development Advanced Decision Vectors (ADV)
Mahen Kathirithamby TA Leaders Director, Head of Executive, Campus & Early Career Talent Acquisition Xerox
Vira Trevino-Garcia TA Leaders Recruiting Consultant Hexcel Corporation
Jay Barrow TA Leaders Manager, Talent Acquisition C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Michael Martinolich TA Leaders Head of Global Recruiting NERA Economic Consulting
Glenn Murani TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Vitalief Inc.
Jean Sheehan TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition ConServe
Michael Jin TA Leaders Senior Director, Talent Acquisition DISQO
Karen DiGenova TA Leaders Global Head of Talent Acquisition Columbia Sportswear Company
Ryan Reeder TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Avalon Health Care Group
Justin DeLauri TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Definitive Healthcare
Dawn Losinger TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition and Management - Acting Head of HR Precision BioSciences, Inc.
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Le Nguyen TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Travelers
Coleen Kane Hiring TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Volkswagen Group of America Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC)
Amy Clem TA Leaders Principal Executive Recruiter Paramount
Wendy Vandel TA Leaders Health Services Recruiter Washington State Department of Corrections
Andrea Constantinides TA Leaders Head of Global Talent Acquisition Shift Technology
Rachel Broder TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting Industrious
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director, Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros
Jessica Wall TA Leaders Associate Director, Talent Acquisition: Recruitment and Supplier Partnerships SAGE Therapeutics
Shelley Radford TA Leaders Vice President of Talent Acquisition The Wonderful Company
Jim McMillin TA Leaders Vice President of Talent Acquisition Dentrust Optimized Care Solutions
Marnie Jarrett TA Leaders Director, Leadership Recruiting USI Insurance Services
Jessica Marotta TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Manager Forrester
Christy Dickman TA Leaders HR I Talent Acquisition Actively Seeking Employment
Jennifer Talley TA Leaders Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition Sales SoftwareONE
Tracey Saccani TA Leaders Director Talent Sourcing, Acquisition and Strategic Partnerships-Global Air Products
Tim Mayer TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
Kelly Colig TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition & Employee Engagement Le Creuset
Alli Burton TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition McKinstry
Edward Cruz TA Leaders Global Recruitment Lead, Data Science and Technology GroupM
Shelbi Davis TA Leaders Sr. Talent Advisor - Digital Services & Technology Charles Schwab
Cara Kuhn TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition BAYADA Home Health Care
Jennifer Parulekar TA Leaders Associate Director, Research & Advisory Recruiting Gartner
Bix Cruz TA Leaders US Head of Recruiting, Airbus Urban Mobility (Vahana, UTM, Voom and Systems) Merlin Labs
Kathy King TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Ingrid Smith TA Leaders Vice President Human Resources Examity
Joe Shanbaum TA Leaders Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition - Americas Visteon Corporation
Guiti Nabavi TA Leaders Diversity & University Recruiting NVIDIA
Matthew Liptak TA Leaders Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition PrismHR
Monica Parker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition and Development Bracewell LLP

We asked our attendees, “What do you think is the “next big thing” in recruiting?”

Here are their answers:

  • AI
  • AI
  • AI
  • AI
  • AI
  • AI
  • AI and complete cenrtalization of all functions
  • AI and Google analytics
  • AI and machine learning
  • AI assisted search
  • AI for sourcing
  • AI for top of the funnel
  • AI recruiting
  • AI sourcing
  • AI?
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence Process
  • Assessment Based Interviews
  • ATS that suits everyone's needs
  • Augemented / enhanced virtual recruiting abilities / process
  • Automation
  • Bot screens - though ugh.... 🙂
  • Candidate video (short) presentations in addition to the resume
  • Candidate video cover letters
  • chatbots...
  • D&I AI tool.
  • D&I, Virtual Interviews, AI
  • Deepening AI, customization in candidate favor
  • Digital Job Descriptions and Enhanced video interviewing with smart body language reading tools
  • diversity and inclusion
  • EB
  • Enhanced employer branding
  • Enhanced/innovative automation for applicant tracking and efficient screening mechanisms
  • Fundamentals
  • Getting back to basics with great manager and candidate experience
  • global access to candidates and virtual hiring
  • I hope it's not AI
  • I'd love to find out!
  • i'm unsure - it's got to be around virtual hiring
  • Job boards with pre-screened (science based assessments) and pre-interviewed candidate databases.
  • Job testing/ trial as a new way of doing employer branding, or hiring in a highly competitive market
  • location flexibility - work from anywhere
  • Looking to find out!
  • More AI
  • More AI
  • More automation, more creative ways of finding / contacting candidates.
  • more current than upcoming, but the recruiting/hiring (and maybe on-the-job) process being 100% virtual.
  • more innovated virtual recruiting
  • No more resumes
  • Not sure! I'm here for new ideas! Currently using TextRecruit and Zoom and wondering what other ideas might be out there!
  • Paragraph position descriptions that attract the driven, out of the box thinkers
  • Post -COVID. Competing with companies who choose to remain remote. Candidates prioritizing companies based on support of causes
  • Promoting WFH
  • Recruiting owning more pieces of the employee experience
  • RPA
  • social recruiting, less sourcing due to current high unemployment rate
  • Something technology driven 🙂
  • Talent Acquisition CRM tools
  • Tech, there are so many startups right now focused on recruiting support.
  • That is what I am hoping to learn!
  • True diversity, not just arbitrary number goals.
  • Unsure
  • video interviews
  • video interviews, video submissions for applications and a universal platform to house these
  • Virtual - everything.
  • Virtual Career Fairs are going to become more popular; hiring more remote workers in some industries; enhancements in AI
  • Virtual Career fairs.
  • Virtual everything?
  • Virtual Interviewing becomes the norm
  • Virtual interviewing platforms/models
  • Virtual interviews, AI software for screening
  • Webinar interviewing
  • work from home post Covid era
  • WOW, I seriously have no idea.
  • Zoom interviews

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