A company’s recruitment process is integral to the quality of the candidate experience. The process can provide insight into what the employee experience might be like as well. Whether it’s smooth and easy, carefully thought out, or somewhat lacking, prospective employees consider this a larger indication of the company’s people management strategies.
In today’s talent-driven market, having a positive recruiting process is especially important. Employers and candidates, however, don’t necessarily agree on what that process is or should be.
2019 Talent Trends research from Randstad Sourceright found that 77% of talent leaders rated their company’s recruiting process as “excellent” or “very good.” But that sentiment is in direct opposition to candidates’ perceptions. In fact, 84% of those surveyed claimed to have had negative job search experiences.
Read more in HRDive to learn more about the importance of the candidate experience. You can also get your exclusive copy of the Q2 2019 issue of Talent Trends Quarterly, "Get ahead of the rising expectations of talent" for practical tips on optimizing your recruitment process to attract top talent.