HRO Today: 5 steps to creating memorable candidate and employee experiences.

June 19, 2018 Jennifer Klimas

The ability to attract, hire and retain quality talent is a top priority for HR leaders around the world. Competition is greater than ever before, especially for workers with hard-to-find skill sets. Companies with the ability to create memorable talent experiences will be better positioned now and in the future.

So what does it take to create a memorable talent experience? The first step is delivering a positive candidate experience throughout all steps of the recruiting and hiring process. Global research from Randstad Sourceright shows that 92% of C-suite and human capital leaders agree that a positive candidate experience is essential, and 75% plan to make improvements in support of hiring goals.

Second is the ability to design an employee experience that values feedback, encourages openness and provides a sense of purpose – all within a supportive and inclusive setting. Employees who are fully engaged in the workplace and feel that their contributions matter have a much higher likelihood of staying with their company.

For a more in-depth look, see this article from Jennifer Klimas, director of employer brand at Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Innovation Center. You can also learn more about the talent experience and other HR priorities in our insightful 2018 Talent Trends Report.

About the Author

Jennifer Klimas

Jennifer is a brand leader with diverse experience across employer branding, social media management, talent acquisition/recruiting/sourcing, diversity, analytics, and recruitment advertising. With a core focus on employer brand perception and candidate experience assessments, she looks to enhance our client's employer brand efforts and the impact of RPO and MSP solutions on talent acquisition.

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