Kevin GrossmanTAS, HCS, President and Board Member
Kevin W. Grossman is President of the Talent Board and a board member responsible for the Candidate Experience Awards worldwide. Founded in 2011, the Talent Board is the first nonprofit research organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience with industry benchmarks that highlight accountability, fairness and business impact. Kevin also hosts the popular Talent Board #TheCandEs Shop Talk podcast that covers recruiting and candidate experience.
As an HCI certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist, Kevin has 20 years of domain expertise in the human resource and talent acquisition industry and related technology marketplace. He’s been a prolific “HR business” blogger and writer since 2004 and his first business book on career management titled ‘Tech Job Hunt Handbook’ was released in December 2012 from Apress. He hold a B.A. in Psychology from San Jose State University.
Kevin is also the current chair of the City of Santa Cruz Commission for the Prevention of Violence (CPVAW), with a mission to end sexual assault, sexual harassment, and domestic violence in the City of Santa Cruz through prevention, programs, and public policy. An avid reader, a grateful father and husband, he writes regularly about responsible parenting and personal leadership at GetOffTheGround.blogspot.com.
Kevin Grossman’s Session(s):
11:10 a.m.–11:45 a.m. PST —
Over the past year, employers have been plagued with frenetic hiring and employees quitting. Recruiters are getting stressed out since recruiting, hiring, and retention strategies are all over the place. As a result, candidate resentment is continuing to grow. Talent Board Candidate Experience research shows that sustaining a quality candidate experience is difficult for companies big or small -- sought-after candidates are demanding more flexibility of how and where they work. Despite the continuing changes in this post-pandemic world, the building blocks of a quality recruiting process and candidate experience remain unchanged. Ensuring the delivery of consistent communication and feedback loops are critical in today’s competitive landscape.
We control the candidate experience dials through the technologies we use, the processes we run, the timeliness of the communications we send to candidates, and the recruiter requisition load. We see how improving these aspects positively impacts brand affinity, referrals, and the business bottom line every year. This shows that a hybrid candidate experience is your future-proof competitive advantage.
During this informative session, Talent Board and the Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards President, Kevin Grossman, will share insights from their candidate experience benchmark research and teach you how: