Candidate Experience Articles

  • 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, a recent survey revealed it’s how they like to be communicated with during the hiring process too. The report, which surveyed over 1,400 young adults between the ages of 18 and 30, shows that 86% of respondents felt positively...

  • 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...

  • How Sutherland Is Using a Chatbot to Improve Candidate...

    October 26, 2017

    Sutherland didn’t plan to create a chatbot—but it turned out to be the best way to improve the most human part of their hiring process...