Candidate Experience Articles

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    How You Can Provide a Great Candidate Experience When Everyone’s Working Remotely

    March 23, 2020

    As companies around the globe are asking their employees to work from home, recruiters and talent acquisition teams are quickly adapting to an all-virtual world. Many elements of the hiring process are relatively easy to move online — face-to-face candidate meetings have been replaced with video interviews and online assessment tools can help evaluate candidates...

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    7 Tips for Conducting a Seamless Video Job Interview

    March 12, 2020

    As companies around the globe make adjustments to prioritize the health and safety of their employees and communities amid coronavirus, many talent acquisition teams are reassessing how they conduct candidate interviews. In many cases, this means transitioning from in-person interviews to virtual ones.  For some recruiters, video interviews are familiar and...

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    3 Steps for Writing More Compelling Job Ads That Will 'Hook' Candidates Quickly

    February 4, 2020

    You may be familiar with the statistic that candidates spend an average of 14 seconds looking at a job description before deciding whether to apply. That means the first few sentences of your posts are critical — because if they’re not compelling, candidates may not bother scrolling down to read the rest.  This realization first dawned on video game developer...

  • How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve...

    November 4, 2019

    In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. While the...

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview ...

    October 23, 2019

    In 1998, two researchers published an extensive meta-analysis of studies into job performance assessment techniques, spanning the...

  • How an Interviewer Scorecard Has Increased the Quality of...

    September 23, 2019

    Everyone in talent acquisition seems focused on interview questions, but the real art of interviewing is in knowing what to make of...