Candidate Experience Articles

  • Improve the Candidate Experience — and Your Hiring Process — With This One Simple Tactic

    June 4, 2019

    Over 60% of job candidates will share a negative candidate experience with their friends and family. And 35% will even share it publicly online. That’s according to the 2018 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Research Report. And, needless to say, these negative reviews can impact companies’ employer brands — and their ability to attract talent....

  • Rejecting Candidates Who Don't Send a Thank-You Note: Understandable or Unreasonable?

    June 3, 2019

    It’s always nice to receive a thoughtful thank-you note from a candidate after you interview them. But if they don’t send one, it’s not a dealbreaker...right? For Jessica Liebman, the executive managing editor of Insider Inc., it is. The thank-you note, in her opinion, can determine a candidate’s chances of getting the job. In a recent article for Business...

  • 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 ...

    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....

  • How This Company Made Its Hiring Process More Personal —...

    April 30, 2019

    The world has become automated. From grocery store checkouts to voice command Amazon orders, it seems everyday life is becoming more...

  • 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...