by A Montage Resource on March 1, 2017
2 min read
Importance of job seeker mindset has grown over the years. We’ve highlighted some candidate-centric trends we found most interesting in this year’s report.
Talent Board may not have a crystal ball for the future of talent acquisition, but it certainly has the next best thing: Data from more than 183,000 candidates on their job search experience. Now into its fifth year of reporting, Talent Board’s CandE awards and benchmarking program is all about helping businesses evaluate and improve their candidate experience. This immense research and evaluation effort has spurred hiring process change in companies worldwide. Montage is proud to be a sponsor.
While job seeker mindset is just one of many drivers of hiring process design, its importance has grown with the emergence of the candidate-driven market. Still, only 31% of candidates said they would reapply, a clear message that for many companies, there’s room for process improvement. We’ve highlighted some of the candidate-centric trends we found most interesting in this year’s report:
Data Reaffirms Business Value of a Positive Hiring Experience
The recent CandE data helps quantify some of the intangibles about the candidate experience, demonstrating that companies which invest in their hiring process can reap rewards beyond a highly talented workforce:
Talent Board’s latest report offers many more valuable insights about the candidate mindset and ways leading employers are working to improve the hiring process. The entire 2016 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Benchmark Research Report can be downloaded free.
If you missed the first blog in this series featuring the employers’ perspective, be sure to go back and read it – more than 240 North American employers weighed in. And, watch for the final blog on technology and the candidate experience coming within the next few days.