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4 Reasons Why Employers Should Measure Their Candidate Experience

[caption id="attachment_2947" align="alignright" width="200"] Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash[/caption] A recent Linkedin survey of 20k professionals, who had recently applied for a job, found that 92.5% expected to hear something back from the company they had applied to even if it was just a rejection. In reality only 34% heard anything back at all. Similar research findings are frequently reported with all the evidence pointing to a worsening of the Candidate Experience. On the face of it this seems strange considering the huge amount of discussion and conference time dedicated to promoting the benefits of having a good candidate experience. In ... continue reading

What does Candidate Experience really mean?

Picture the scene. It is  another conference/seminar/round table/unconference where a bunch of recruiters are sat around debating the latest topics of the day. The subject of candidate experience comes up and generally everyone nods appreciably that this is an important topic. But what do they really mean by this? [caption id="attachment_2930" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Trent Erwin on Unsplash[/caption] We often talk about things amongst ourselves within the HR and recruiting community without always challenging the accepted definitions. Candidate Experience is one of those. It is often featured as one of the top 1, 2 or 3 things on the agenda for ... continue reading