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Survey Says: What Candidates Want from Employers During the Application Process

By Kevin W. Grossman What do candidates want from employers during the application process? You could guess answers all day, “Family Feud”-style. But we don’t have to guess — we asked over 90,000 candidates what they expect from the hiring process in the 2018 CandE survey. They answered a variety of questions about the candidate... read more

What the Founder of The Muse Wants You to Know About the Candidate Experience

By Kevin W. Grossman When it comes to the candidate experience, many organizations act like acknowledgement and closure — a.k.a. the bare minimum — is good enough. All you have to do is tell the candidate you see them, and then tell them you’ll be moving on. But organizations doing the bare minimum do so... read more

I applied for jobs at 6 mid-large organisations, here’s what I found

By Stan Rolfe on ATC Events & Media I love writing reviews. I always thought this helps businesses improve their processes and lets my fellow consumers in on what to expect. So recently, I was applying for jobs at six mid-large Australian organisations and I thought I would share a little more about my application... read more

How MGM Resorts Links the Candidate Experience with the Employee Experience

By Kevin W. Grossman We talk about the “candidate experience” and the “employee experience,” but sometimes it seems we’re so focused on the idea of “experience” that we miss the forest for the trees: There’s no such thing as a separate candidate experience and employee experience. For those who make it through your recruiting funnel... read more

Ageism in the Candidate Experience: Start with Perceived Fairness

By Kevin W. Grossman I’ve been lucky so far: I’m over 50 and I haven’t experienced ageism in the workplace. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s not real. A New York Times article on the subject says that “Tens of thousands of workers say that even with the right qualifications for a job, they are... read more