Candidate Experience Articles

  • Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can Avoid This at Your Company

    January 16, 2019

    Imagine you’ve just spent months recruiting the perfect candidate. Their first day finally arrives … but they don’t. You’ve been ghosted. In case you're not sure what "ghosting" means, Urban Dictionary has the answer: And while it may sound like something that’s only relevant for dating or friendships, ghosting has crept into the employer/employee relationship...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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,...