In an increasingly consumer-driven market in which we rely on total strangers’ opinions on everything from hotels, cars and even the soap we buy, the candidate experience can be just as impactful on a company’s customers. When was the last time you had a GREAT experience with a company related to their products or services and went out of your way to tell your friends? Candidates do the same thing, and this can have a positive revenue impact for an organization. Even B2B companies know that a positive candidate experience means more referrals, better interactions, better recruiting delivery to the business, and even happy employees.
Elaine Orler will share insights into the importance of candidate experience throughout the employee lifecycle. Orler will also define the costs of a negative candidate experience and offer practical solutions for how to make immediate changes to improve recruiting efforts. Attendees will be armed with a framework that includes the building blocks needed for a solid Candidate Experience throughout the employee lifecycle that they can immediately employ at their organizations.
People decline job offers for numerous reasons. Many are beyond an organization’s control, but your hiring process isn’t one of them. If you’ve been rejected by candidates who could have made a positive impact on your organization, it’s time to look inward and examine your hiring process. You may need to make changes to this all-important talent acquisition workflow. We conducted an independent survey of 200 individuals who turned down a job offer in the last six months. About one-third agreed or strongly agreed that the reason they declined the job offer was primarily due to their experience during the hiring process. So even if you have focused on creating a superior hiring experience, it’s always a good idea to re-evaluate periodically with these types of questions: