& Podcasts

Friday, October 8, 2021

Ep. 2 Mike Fitzsimmons Co-founder & CEO of Crosschq

Crosschq CEO & Co-Founder Mike Fitzsimmons shares his learnings on starting a business and how Crosschq is changing the way companies recruit and retain diverse, winning teams.

Thursday, November 4, 2021
10:00am -11:00am PT | 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

15Five “Preparing for 2022: Talent Acquisition Strategies”

Has the Great Resignation impacted your workforce? Join us as we will discuss common talent acquisition mistakes made in 2021 and how to build stronger strategies for 2022. Learn what top talent seeks in a company and what will set up your organization for long-term success when it comes to recruitment and hiring.

  • Which stages of the talent acquisition process you need to re-evaluate
  • Best practices for identifying and filling talent gaps in your organization
  • How to hire more diversely and inclusively without bias
  • What resources and technologies can boost your talent acquisition efforts
Virtual Conference
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - Wednesday, November 10, 2021
8:00am - 1:15pm PT | 11:00am - 3:15pm ET

Checkr Forward: People, Progress, Possibilities

On Nov. 9th and 10th, join us along with our partner, Checkr, at their 2021 virtual conference supporting leaders and professionals in hiring, safety, and compliance to learn, network, and discuss:

  • Return to work and the challenges of hiring at scale
  • How to build a diverse workforce by creating a fairer future for all
  • Safety, compliance, and innovation
  • Insights on the latest regulatory changes impacting hiring and compliance

Don’t miss keynote speakers, Dr, Bernice A. King and Author & Speaker Ruchika Tulshyan! And be sure to stop by the Crosschq booth to learn how we can help you hire up to 95% faster and hear how Crosschq’s solution provides actionable data, mitigating bias in the hiring process. Ask how our customer Upwork increased diversity hires by 32%.

Virtual Conference
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 am PT | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm ET

HR Transform: The Evolution of the Recruiting Playbook Post-COVID

Watch Crosschq Co-Founder and CEO, Mike Fitzsimmons and other top thought leaders Julie Coucoules, Head of Talent Acquisition at Blend, and Russell Podgorski, Executive Director, Executive Recruiting at Providence, as they discuss their similar, but very different, perspectives on tackling these business challenges. See how they are navigating and helping their companies succeed through these recruitment and retention hiring challenges to employ quality, diverse teams. 

Virtual Think Tank
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
11:00am – 12:00pm PT | 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET

How do we Optimize the Quality of Hire as we Evolve our Hybrid Workforces?

In this exclusive executive roundtable, Tasha Liniger, CHRO of Dialpad, shares how Crosschq has helped their company succeed through recruitment and retention hiring challenges. She is joined by Mike Fitzsimmons, Crosschq Co-Founder, and CEO to discuss in an engaging conversation: How do we optimize the Quality of Hire as we evolve our hybrid workforces?

During this interactive Virtual Think Tank, we’ll cover three sections of discussion:

  • The return to office - What does this look like for different industries?
  • Recruiting in a competitive marketplace
  • Strategies for retaining employees
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm PT | 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

HR. Com: The Time is now for AI-Driven Predictive Quality of Hire

With changing workforce values and a growing skill gap, talent acquisition professionals are now asked to not only find and hire the best people, but make sure they stick around as well. Age-old hiring success metrics like time-to-hire and time-to-fill, while still very important, are being reinforced by the ability to objectively measure and predict quality of hire. Thanks to advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, the time for organizations to incorporate these new solutions is now.

Join us to learn about recent trends impacting the modern recruiter, ways to objectively measure Quality of Hire, and an overview of Machine Learning models and what they can mean for your business.

Key takeaways:

  • Macroeconomic trends impacting the modern recruiter
  • The effect of changing workforce values on retention
  • Ways to objectively measure and predict Quality of Hire
  • Overview of predictive Quality of Hire what it can mean for your business
Virtual Conference
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
7:00am - 1:00pm PT | 10:00am - 4:00pm ET

HR.Com: The Future of Recruitment Technologies 2021

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
5:00pm – 6:00pm PT | 8:00pm - 9:00pm ET

Live@5 Elves in Off Season with Frank Mottek

Watch Crosschq CEO & Co-Founder Mike Fitzsimmons on Live@5, featuring other top talent thought makers hosted by Frank Mottek, the “Voice of Business” in Southern California, formerly at KNX News Radio (CBS) now at KABC Radio.

Thursday, February 17, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT | 2:00pm - 3:00 pm ET

Hire with Confidence in 2022 and Beyond

With 20 percent of new hires quitting within 90 days and 50 percent churning within 18 months, hiring has become one of the most unpredictable aspects of business today. The ability to reduce that unpredictability and identify the right talent for your organization is the future of recruiting and the difference between realizing desired business outcomes or not.

Join Crosschq as we discuss the technology and recruiting metrics powering the next evolution of strategic talent acquisition. From reducing unconscious bias, creating new talent sources effortlessly to quantifiably improving Quality of Hire through the use of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, this is a presentation talent leaders won’t want to miss.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am PT | 1:00 pm - 2:00 ET

Advancing Fairness in the Hiring Process

Join Crosschq, Checkr, and Honest Jobs on February 23rd as we talk through how to advance fairness in hiring.  Our panel of experts including Crosschq IO Psychologist & Sr. Account Executive - Amber West, Ellaevate Solutions CEO - Dr. Ella F. Washington, Honest Jobs Founder & CEO - Harley Blakeman, Good Eggs DEI Strategist - Russalynne Griggs, and Checkr Software Engineer - Zach Moore will offer insight into their own experiences in combating biases as well as best practices in implementing fairness initiatives.  Join us to learn:

  1. How to implement process changes to promote fairness in hiring
  2. Ways to source diverse talent pools 
  3. Ideas on how to fairly assess previously incarcerated individuals 
  4. Tips for understanding the connection between belonging and retention, performance, and productivity 
  5. Best practices for recognizing affinity biases (favoring people who are similar to you)

Be sure to register today to save your spot for this important discussion. 

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

People Lead/HER: The Importance of Stepping Away In Order to Effectively Step Up

Join us in the launch of our new Crosschq People Lead/HER Coffee Chat Series, we talk honestly and openly about the issues that matter most in our lives to make us better people and leaders.
In this session, learn where to draw the boundary lines and why it’s ok to allow yourself to set them in the first place in order to have work-life balance and happiness

Live Conference
Monday, March 14, 2022 - Wednesday, March 16, 2022
March 15: 2:00 - 2:30 PT

HR Transform

Come see us on stage on March 15 from 2:00 pm -2:30 pm to hear us talk about the Recruiting Analytics & Quality of Hire Deconstructed - Using Data to Build Diverse Winning Teams.

Don't forget to stop by booth #400 to see how easy it is to source, screen, and onboard new hires. Talk to one of our team experts to learn about why Crosschq is the single source of truth for a quality hire.

Thursday, April 7, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

Discover Talent Intelligence: The Hiring Insights You Can’t Afford to Miss

As the face of work continues to evolve at unprecedented speeds, it is critical for organization leaders to ensure business strategies are led by insights powered by data.
Not just any data, but hyper-relevant data, coupled with data science crafted with I/O Psychology -- the science of human behavior as it pertains to the workplace.
Organizations need talent intelligence.
What is Talent Intelligence, really? Can it lend insights towards moving the needle on employee retention targets? What about meaningful improvement on aspects of talent acquisition?
Join Crosschq as we answer these and other burning questions, as we demystify what Talent Intelligence is, debunk myths, show the impact and use-cases, and how to get started.

Amber West is an IO Psychology Consultant at Crosschq where she partners with organizations to design solutions to optimize the hiring process as well as employee experience by connecting pre-hire data to post-hire outcomes using advanced analytics.
Joshua Ruf is a Data Scientist at Crosschq where he aims to use his statistical background to foster data-driven decision-making in the HR analytics space. 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - Sunday, March 27, 2022
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm PT | 8:30 pm - 9:35 pm ET

CPO CHRO Focus -- Western Round-Up!

Please join leading Chief People Officers (CPOs) and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHROs) for a discussion led by Jane Wells, a national business reporter at CNBC.

Featured Guests CPO/ CHROs:

  • Pavle Stojkovic, CPO, SWORD Health and ex-CPO The Athletic (Acquired by The New York Times)
  • L. David Kingsley, CPO, Alteryx (NYSE: AYX)

Free to attend for CPO/ CHROs -- plus wine shipped to the first 50 CPOs who RSVP!

Live Conference
Thursday, April 28, 2022
1:00 - 1:50 pm PT

2022 SIOP - Data: The Secret Weapon to Tackling the Great Resignation as an I-O?

  • Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference in Seattle, WA
  • Panel: Data: The Secret Weapon to Tackling the Great Resignation as an I-O? Thursday, April 28, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM in Room 607 Session E
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
10:00 - 10:45 am PT | 1:00 - 1:45 pm ET

People Lead/HER: Imposter Syndrome

In the Crosschq People Lead/HER Coffee Chat Series, we talk honestly and openly about the issues that matter most in our lives to make us better people and lead/HERS.

For this upcoming coffee chat, we sit down with three extraordinary women leaders to hear their experiences with Imposter Syndrome and how they fought and faced it to become the strong females and leaders they are today.

Special Guests:
Kate Mehnert, CEO, ALLY
ErinBlythe (EB) Sanders, Career Coach, Consultant
Jenn Oswald, Head of People Strategy,
Live Conference
Monday, May 9, 2022 - Wednesday, May 11, 2022

2022 California HR Conference

Visit Crosschq at The 2022 California HR Conference on May 9-11 in Booth 300 to enter for a chance to win a YETI Cooler!

Schedule a time to chat with a Crosschq team member. 

Live Conference
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
1:30 - 2:15 pm ET

Greenhouse Open 2022: Owning Your Quality of Hire to Recruit & Retain Top Talent

Part 1: Listen to the Experts

Crosschq CEO, Mike Fitzsimmons sits down with top HR Experts to discuss today's top recruiting challenges and solutions. 

1) Rick Iversen- VP Global TA, Aya Healthcare

2) Margie Lee Johnson - VP People Ops + Talent, Addepar

Part 2: Interactive Workshop: A data-driven view of Crosschq and Greenhouse Working Seamlessly Together

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET

People Lead/HER: Remote Work

Join Crosschq on June 29 at 11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET for our upcoming People Lead/HER Coffee Chat, in this session, we sit down with three extraordinary women leaders to hear about their experiences working remotely: the good, the bad, and everything in between.

Special Guests:
Jess R., Head of Partnerships, Oyster®
Katie Purcell, VP People, Calendly
Romana Amato, Director of Marketing & Rev Ops,
On-demand Webinar
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET

Crosschq Coffee Chat: Mentorship

In Crosschq’s Coffee Chat Series, we talk honestly and openly about the issues that matter most in our lives to make us all better people and leaders.

For this upcoming coffee chat, we sit down with two extraordinary leaders to talk about Mentorship. What impact it plays on our personal and professional success?

Special Guests:

Anna Robinson, CEO and Co-Founder of Ceresa, and former Partner at McKinsey

Debi Hemmeter, Co-Founder, of Lean In, and former Sales and Marketing Executive to Fortune 50 Companies

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
11:00 am PT | 2:00 pm ET

Crosschq Q (Quality of Hire) Report Webinar

Quality of Hire has become the holy grail of recruiting, yet even the smartest talent and HR leaders struggle to understand what it is and how it can help their teams make better hiring decisions. That’s why the Crosschq Data Labs team set out to use Quality of Hire data to connect pre-hire decisions with post-hire performance by analyzing the 24+ million hiring decisions we’ve helped leaders make. 

Join the Crosschq Data Labs team and special guest speakers, Tim Sackett, SPHR, SCP, President, HRU Technical Resources and Whitney Bryant, Recruiting Operations Manager, DISH, for a provocative webinar on Wednesday, December 7th at 11am PT | 2pm ET.

During the webinar, we’ll cover: 

  • The exact formula for calculating and benchmarking Quality of Hire 
  • How to use data to predict Quality of Hire and build diverse, winning teams
  • 5 radical insights leaders must know to fill seats with the right people, fast
  • The biggest misconceptions and mistakes people make when looking at hiring data