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The 2017 Talent Board Candidate Experience Benchmark Research Reports Are Here

Three hundred employers and over 220,000 job seekers from around the world make up the 2017 Talent Board benchmark research class. Starting this week, Talent Board will be releasing its benchmark research from North America, followed by EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific). Talent Board is first non-profit organization to... read more

Building a Stellar Candidate Experience from Start to Finish

By Jon-Mark Sabel on HireVue With record-low unemployment in 2018, candidate experience isn’t just an employer branding tool. It’s a hiring necessity. This week, we hosted a webinar featuring our own Jennifer Bilcze, Customer Success Director at HireVue and formerly Director of Talent Operations & Strategy at TMX Finance. In the webinar, we: Looked at some brand... read more

Predictive Assessments Give Companies Insight into Candidates’ Potential

By Dave Zielinski on SHRM The popularity of pre-hire assessments is growing among companies that want more predictive accuracy in their hiring processes. The best of these tests go beyond screening past experience or education to measuring a candidate’s aptitude, fit or potential in scientifically validated and reliable ways, adding more rigor to hiring decisions.... read more

5 Data-backed Insights That Will Improve Your Candidate Experience

By Maxwell Huppert on LinkedIn Talent Blog 41% of applicants who have terrible candidate experiences (rating them one out of five stars) say they’ll take their loyalty and money elsewhere. But for candidates with five-star experiences, 64% say they’ll definitely increase their relationship with the employer—even if they didn’t end up getting the job. As illuminating... read more

Candidate Experience in 2018: Addressing Recruiting’s #1 Challenge

By Jon-Mark Sabel on HireVue Your best hires of 2018 are already employed at other companies. Why? The US unemployment rate is 4.1%, almost a full percentage point below the “healthy” unemployment rate of 5%. “Healthy” unemployment indicates fluidity in the job market; that workers feel comfortable leaving their current job to take a chance... read more