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 Recruiting LA Senior Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Christine Doane Global Director, Human Resources On the market
Julianna Raffa Recruiter Timberland
Vinay Velivela Vice President - Head of Global Operations/ Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment/ Staffing Services Fixity Technologies
Chris Rosenau Director of Technical Recruiting Flawless Recruit
Mariam Malik Recruiting Atlanta Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Vonage
Lauren Melson Recruiting Atlanta Campus Manager, Doctor Recruiting Heartland Dental
Candace B. Recruiting Atlanta Sr. Corporate Recruiter EIS
Deb Ryan Recruiting Boston Senior Recruiter USI Insurance Services
Patrick Ward Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Manager Halloran Consulting Group
JENNIFER ONEIL Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Manager Forward Financing (previous)
Shawn McGoorty Recruiting Boston Manager, Talent Acquisition Steward Health Care
Robin Moschetti Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Manager Brainshark
Eileen Beno Recruiting Chicago Senior HR Business Partner Fermilab
Barbara Fasth Recruiting Chicago Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner Menasha
Cindy McWilliams Recruiting Chicago Talent Manager American College of Surgeons
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Staffing Manager Fresenius Kabi USA
Tonia Romanelli Recruiting Chicago Talent Acquisition Manager & Advisor EY
Maria Smithson Recruiting Chicago Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Faithlife
Heather Sisson Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Leader Bottle Rocket
Antonia Ndi Recruiting Dallas Sr. Recruiter Academic Partnerships
Christine Drelling Recruiting DCBmore Global Team Lead - Technical Recruiting Sitecore
Kelly Greene Recruiting Denver Contract Recruiter Stantec
Allyson Leszman Recruiting Denver Lead Experienced Hire Recruiter Looking for Work
Joe Sorrow Recruiting Denver Head of US Talent FullContact
Christopher Smith Recruiting Houston Talent Management _ Senior Non Commission Officer United States Army Reserve
Chris Bowen Recruiting Houston Talent Acquisition Partner Looking for Work
Tiffany Reyna Recruiting Houston Talent Acquisition Percepta
Cara Schaeffer Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Leader - Content, Music, Creative, Marketing & BD Tiktok
Cynthia Lopez Recruiting LA Sr. Regional Healthcare Recruiter CVHCare
Bianca Medici Recruiting LA Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Havas Edge
Jennifer Ward Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Recruiter - IT/Marketing Farmers Insurance
Sylvia Correa Recruiting LA Sr. Talen Capital Group
Mike Crosby Recruiting LA Senior Talent Partner Age of Learning /
Michelle McKnight Recruiting LA Recruitment Lead, Corporate Functions, Marketing & Sales Herbalife
Lance Hunsicker Recruiting LA Lead Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
Cindy Wong Recruiting LA Sr. Contract Recruiter Princess Cruises
McKenzie Sutton Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Consultant Mammoth Distribution
Evan Waldera Recruiting Minneapolis Recruiter Sovos
Denise Ward Recruiting Minneapolis Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Janelle Mofsenson Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Coordinator Invesco Ltd.
Elaine Dewitt Recruiting Phoenix Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Le Nguyen Recruiting Phoenix Talent Acquisition Travelers
Diane Redinger Recruiting Portland Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition Altium
Anu Sodhi Recruiting Seattle Principal Recruiter Edifecs
Annette Gregersen Recruiting Seattle Sr. Technical Recruiter T-Mobile
Katie Fitzner Recruiting Seattle Sr. Recruiter (Contract) Walmart eCommerce
Anca Cristea Recruiting Seattle Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist West Monroe Partners
Brittanie Phelan Recruiting Seattle Talent Partner Herc Rentals Inc.
Kathy Simmons Recruiting Seattle Talent Acquisition Lead Accenture
Melisa Medrano Recruiting SFBA Manager, Talent Acquisition NGM Biopharmaceuticals
Sydney Clark Recruiting SFBA University and Diversity Sourcer Udemy
Josie Morgado Recruiting SFBA Sr. Sourcing Recruiter Zillow
Karen Tuozzo Recruiting The Triangle Senior Recruiter, Legal Liberty Mutual Insurance
Lucinda Lara Recruiting The Triangle Direct Recruiter Globant
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 BioTelemetry, 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.
Kathy King TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Monica Parker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition and Development Bracewell LLP
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 Udacity
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 D. TA Leaders HR I Talent Acquisition Putman Media
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 The Charles Schwab Corp
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
Brandon Diehm TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition, Americas Heidrick & Struggles International
Ingrid Smith TA Leaders Vice President Human Resources Examity
Joe Shanbaum TA Leaders Director of Technical Recruitment - Autonomous Vehicles & Mobility Ford Motor Company
Guiti Nabavi TA Leaders Diversity & University Recruiting NVIDIA
Matthew Liptak TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition PrismHR
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group

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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