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The candidate experience: Is it damaging your employer brand?

  By Dr. Sandy Milesa & Randy McCamey on ScienceDirect The importance of the candidate experience has only recently gained attention as the war for talent ensues. Despite its importance, there is a paucity of research examining the exchange relationship between the job candidate and the organization during the recruitment process. This article presents a... read more

5 Important Stats On Candidate Experience: New CandE Research

By Ji-A Min, Head Data Scientist at Ideal Candidate experience is a top recruiting priority this year and there’s no better source of data on it than the Talent Board. Their extension data collection has created invaluable benchmarks for organizations big and small. Overall, the winners of the CandE Awards demonstrate these best practices: Listen and communicate more... read more

The Candidate Experience Haunts Back

It certainly can, and it is a really strong buyers’ market for job candidates today. In the U.S., the number of unemployed persons per job opening has hit an all-time low, and employers continue to scramble more than ever to fill hard-to-fill jobs and retain those individuals who help to sustain and grow their business.... read more

Prevent Candidate Dropout: Create a More Respectful and Structured Interviewing Process

We can’t always control the reasons candidates drop out of our recruiting process. Some have compensation expectations we can’t meet. Others don’t feel a connection to our company’s culture. Sometimes a better offer comes along. However, the top two reasons candidates drop out of the recruiting process are definitely in our control: 1) candidates’ time... read more

Planting the Seeds of the Candidate Experience in Corporate America

By Chris Russell on Recruiting Headlines A recap of the recent Talent Board Workshop in New Jersey. On a warm sultry day in central New Jersey I drove down I-95 to New Brunswick just past the campus of Rutgers University and near the headquarters of iconic corporate brand, Johnson & Johnson, to attend a Candidate Experience... read more