Tag Archive: Candidate Experience

Reinvent Your Interview Process and See Results

Reinventing the interview

Across the globe, TA teams are doing interviews differently. “Reinventing the interview process” was identified as a top hiring trend in LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report, and recruiters are changing more than just questions. According to the report, traditional interviews are failing both candidates and employers on many fronts. We’ve rounded up some innovative... read more

Recruiters, Gain Your Independence from Phone Tag and Scheduling Interviews

6pm rolls around, and you realize you’ve spent another day making phone calls and sending emails, trying with little success scheduling interviews. Sound familiar? That’s a typical day for just about every recruiter. A recent study found that recruiters spend an average of 78,352 minutes per year on the phone. That’s more than 1,305 hours!... read more

Today’s Companies Are Turning Silver Medalist Job Candidates into Gold

In sports competitions, a second-place finish is bittersweet at the very least, if not a major disappointment. Not so for today’s runner-up job candidates, though. As companies move to a more candidate-centric hiring approach, being the silver medalist job candidate can also mean winning gold. Montage President and CEO Kurt Heikkinen recently spoke to The... read more

Will AI in Hiring Drive Job Candidates Away?

Artificial Intelligence Candidate Experience

AI in hiring came on strong in 2017 as new technology that shows potential for big gains in HR efficiency. And, many organizations have jumped in with both feet. According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 41% percent of HR and business leaders have either fully implemented or made significant progress in... read more

New Year, New Job. Does Your Candidate Experience Cut It?

It’s that goal-setting time of the year again, and “find a new job” tops the New Year’s resolution list for many. Job searches spike in January, according to Monster.com, and passive candidates who’ve been sluggish in job searches or waited for an end-of-year bonus are now free to make a move. For organizations in hiring... read more

The 3 Things Candidates Want, but Won’t Tell You About

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New technologies are shaping the way we communicate today – they’re also shaping our expectations for those interactions. As consumers, we’ve come to expect the fast, simple purchasing experiences. This is, of course, made possible by online tools, mobile-first design, and social selling. New HR technologies are playing a vital role as TA leaders try to... read more

Brown-Forman Shares Their Secret for a 2017 CandE Award Win

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2017 marked Brown-Forman’s first entry into TalentBoard’s Candidate Experience Awards and Benchmarking Program – and its first win. The American-owned global spirits company was the top-rated company, earning the highest positive candidate experience ratings. Brown-Forman employs more than 4,700 people worldwide, with about 1,300 located in Louisville. On average, 4,000 candidates go through its hiring process in... read more

Text-Based Mobile Interviewing Drives Faster Candidate Engagement

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Use of text-based mobile interviewing technology is soaring as companies realize the power of text to reach potential job candidates and consumers. Research indicates 98% of text messages are opened, and 90% are read within the first few seconds. For talent acquisition leaders, text-based interviewing’s capability to drive faster, richer candidate engagement can’t be matched by other technologies, making... read more