Candidate Experience Articles

  • 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 Candidates in a Conference Room

    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 suffocating rooms where the power dynamics never favor the person answering the questions. So when it comes to interviews, maybe it’s time to think outside the stuffy box. In fact, our global survey of 9,000 recruiters found that...

  • 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...

  • How These Companies Are Empowering Candidates and Improving...

    November 7, 2017

    Even when you do your best, the reality is that you cant keep every candidate constantly updated on where they stand in the interview...