The hiring process is a major factor in deciding how candidates form their impressions of most companies. Most individuals don’t know what it’s like to work for you, so if your hiring team is unprofessional, that’s how the candidate perceives your entire company. If you will ask candidates, they will tell you not one but many different problems in your recruiting process which eventually leads to candidate experience. Every candidate has different beliefs, so sticking to your own is crucial. That will also help your company to be different and unique. Read this Ebook to know How to create the perfect candidate experience.
On the other hand, if a candidate has a good experience during your hiring process, then you can improve your “hiring brand”, making it easier to get good candidates who are excited about working with you. To create a good candidate experience you may need to change your sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding process. You need to be in the candidate’s shoes, take feedback, be empathetic and respectful, and create a smooth and faster-hiring process if you really want to improve the candidate experience.
In order to create the perfect candidate experience, make sure to write detailed job descriptions. Describe the challenges and goals in the first six months or one year on the job. Describe the application process as clearly as possible: how candidates will be evaluated, how many stages will be there. Use ATS that offers flexible, easy-to-use careers sites. Have your relevant mailbox(es) synced with your ATS to have an overview of the communication between you and the candidates.Have a structured interview with preset questions for the same job opening. Get feedback right away from the interviewer(s) within the same day. Log every note and comment in your ATS. Read this Ebook to know more!