SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 13, 2017) - Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, today shared details of its upcoming Candidate Experience (CandE) Workshops, a series of half-day events taking place across the U.S. and Canada.

According to research from Talent Board, a poor candidate experience can negatively impact business outcomes, with 67 percent of candidates willing to share their negative recruiting experiences with their inner circle and 34 percent of candidates willing to post negative experiences online. The Talent Board CandE workshops will spotlight this research, offering attendees critical insight into the state of the candidate experience and business of recruiting.

"Today's employers recognize that positive candidate experiences are more than a nice to do, and a well-defined and well-executed recruiting process is a key differentiator in hiring top talent," said Kevin Grossman, president of Talent Board. "We're excited to bring back our popular Candidate Experience workshops, offering talent professionals the opportunity to connect with the research and learn more about what it takes to hire top candidates in 2017."

Open to HR, talent acquisition and recruiting professionals, the half-day workshops are complimentary though advanced registration is required. Each Talent Board workshop will include a keynote presentation or panel discussion featuring prior CandE Award winners, plus interactive table discussions and an overview of the CandE Award program and research. Attendees will also have ample time to network with their peers and learn about the strategies other organizations are leveraging to enhance the candidate experience. The first workshop in the series was held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in San Diego, Calif.

Upcoming Candidate Experience workshops will take place in:

  • Redwood City, Calif. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Seattle, Wash. on Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, April 4, 2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Chicago, Ill. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017
  • Chicago Ill. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Philadelphia, Penn. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • McLean, Va. on Monday, May 8, 2017
  • Duluth, Ga. on Monday, May 15, 2017
  • Florham Park, N.J. on Thursday, May 25, 2017

Additional events will take place in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, June 6 and Wednesday, June 7, 2017. More information about the Candidate Experience Workshops can be accessed at:

About Talent Board

Talent Board is a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience. The organization, Candidate Experience Awards program and its sponsors are dedicated to recognizing the candidate experience offered by companies throughout the entire recruitment cycle and to forever changing the manner in which job candidates are treated. More information can be accessed at