Candidate Experience Articles

  • 7 Data-Backed Strategies That Will Improve Your Company’s Candidate Experience

    May 15, 2019

    Job candidates are getting impatient. In the 2018 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Report, candidates said the top three reasons they withdrew from the recruiting process were their time was disrespected during interviews (37%), poor rapport with recruiters (32%, which is nearly three times larger than the number reporting the...

  • The Way This Candidate Rejected a Job Offer Can Inspire Us All

    May 13, 2019

    Everyone wants to make a good first impression. But few of us spend much time thinking about how to make a memorable final impression. One of LinkedIn’s recruiters was floored when a candidate sent her a thoughtful handwritten thank-you note and two bottles of wine — after he had rejected LinkedIn’s job offer. He sent the hiring manager a note and a bottle of...

  • How This Company Made Its Hiring Process More Personal — and Is Reaping the Rewards

    April 30, 2019

    The world has become automated. From grocery store checkouts to voice command Amazon orders, it seems everyday life is becoming more machine than human. In the world of recruiting, this is also very true. Chatbots, applicant tracking systems, automated messaging, online assessments, and video interviewing are just some of the technologies widely used these days....

  • How Delta Is Working to Improve Its Candidate Experience by...

    April 18, 2019

    In a 2016 interview with NPR’s Marketplace, Delta CEO Ed Bastian was asked to describe his job in five words. Without hesitation, he...

  • How These 4 Companies Dramatically Boosted the Candidate...

    April 4, 2019

    When you have a bad experience at a restaurant, you don’t go back — and you might warn others not to go there either. The same thing...

  • Candidates are Ghosting New Employers – Here’s How You Can...

    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...