Tell Us How You Feel About Your Recruiting Career

You may have seen that at the April ERE conference in San Diego, we’re going to share results of a survey about how talent-acquisition professionals truly feel today about their roles and their opportunities to be successful in their TA career. We’ll cover how talent-acquisition rofessionals currently feel about their careers, their ability to learn and grow, if they feel supported or understood, and what they need to be successful.

We’ve got the survey up that’ll be used to build that session. We’d love for you to take it.

The survey’s aimed at all TA professionals, including ATAP members and non-members, and everyone from corporate full-cycle recruiters to sourcers to agency recruiters to employment branding specialists to tech and service vendors, and more.

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It takes five to ten minutes to complete, and like I said, results will be unveiled in San Diego, followed by an article on the ATAP website.

Take a few moments to complete the survey, and share with your colleagues. The results should be eye-opening and the first attempt to benchmark and track TA career awareness and satisfaction.

Ben Gotkin is the executive director of the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (established in 2016) and principal consultant at Recruiting Toolbox. He draws from over 24 years of recruiting experience in a variety of tactical and strategic leadership roles at organizations including Recruiting Toolbox, Marriott International, RSM, The MITRE Corporation, Intelsat, and BAE Systems.  

As a consultant/trainer and in his practitioner roles, his expertise has ranged on topics including recruitment strategies and processes, sourcing, interviewing & selection techniques, recruitment technology, program management, college recruiting, employment branding, and more. He was the founder and a past-president of the Washington, D.C.-based recruiter community, recruitDC. He has also served on The Candidate Experience Awards Council, was a board member of WTPF (a Washington, D.C.-based HR organization), and was an Expert Advisor with the Human Capital Institute. He has been the author of several recruiting blogs, has written and been quoted in articles for numerous recruiting-focused websites and major national publications, and has been a featured speaker and panelist at the ERE Expo, Talent42, Recruiting Trends Conference, SRSC, SourceCon, Social Recruiting Summit, and WTPF. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.


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