Candidate Experience Articles

  • How Wells Fargo Increased Candidate Engagement (and Hires) Using LinkedIn’s Employee Advocacy Tool

    November 7, 2018

    The recruiting team at Wells Fargo has faced two big employer branding challenges in recent years: First, as the global financial services company famed for its iconic stagecoaches, Wells Fargo needed to let potential job candidates know that it hires more than bankers and stagecoach drivers—among others, it’s looking for thousands of software engineers and...

  • 3 Innovative Ways That Companies Are Making Their Application Process More Engaging

    July 10, 2018

    We’ve all been there: starting a job application and giving up halfway through. Maybe we realized we weren’t as qualified as we thought we were when we started. But more likely, the application process just wasn’t engaging and didn’t allow us to showcase our strengths—so we decided not to waste our time. Even Steve Jobs felt this frustration. A job application...

  • How Hilton, Google, and More Have Dramatically Reduced Their Time to Hire

    May 24, 2018

    Like every recruiter, you want to hire the best person for the job. But, you also want to hire quickly. And, balancing the two can be tough. To help you shorten your hiring process without sacrificing quality, we’ve put together a list of companies that used specific strategies to do just that. As a result, they’ve dramatically cut their time to hire—and...

  • Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews...

    May 17, 2018

    What’s the difference between an interview and an interrogation? Sometimes, not that much. They can both be nerve-racking exchanges in...

  • Texting Candidates: 4 Rules Every Recruiter Should Follow

    March 19, 2018

    We all text (maybe more than we should). In fact, for millennials, texting is the most frequent form of communication. On top of that,...

  • The Key to Improving Your Candidate Experience: Focus on...

    November 29, 2017

    As far as I’m concerned too many companies are spending too much time, money and energy on improving the candidate experience after...