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Interview with Elaine Orler – Chairman of the Talent Board! Co-Founder of the Candes’ award

Excerpt from Around the HR World in 40 Days blog

Once a year, the Recruiting world has a great award ceremony for the best Candidate experience called the “CanDes!” This award has the truly amazing facet of requiring that the candidates of the companies have to complete surveys as to what they thought of their experience.

Elaine Orler, is the Chairman of the Talent Board, which is the organization that runs the awards process. She was truly kind enough to participate in an interview for this Blog.

For background, how long have you been in HR, and what has made you so passionate about this field? 

I started my career in Recruiting in 1993 purely by accident or fate. My degree is in elementary education, and I taught kindergarten and first grade for a few years and realized that I just didn’t have what it took to be a teacher…