3 Proven Tactics to Create a Digital Candidate Experience

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As a leading RPO and staffing agency, we rely on having a comprehensive recruitment technology stack to provide the best service to our clients and the candidates we’re recruiting. Through our new system, we were able to hire over 1,000 candidates in just 7 months! Hey Rally readers!

Candidate Experience with JobTalk

SmartSearch

JobTalk Podcast on the Candidate Experience discusses how employers can pave the road for a smooth ride on the job seekers journey. Here are a few highlights of our conversation: What is the candidate experience? If you say you’ll get back to a candidate in a week, do so.

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5 Pain Points In Your Candidate Experience (And How To Improve Them!)

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Did you know that only one-third of candidates report a positive candidate experience? This means that the majority of candidates are likely experiencing pain points somewhere along their candidate experience (CX) with your organization.

How to Optimize the Candidate Experience Using Metric Data

Hiretual

The term “candidate experience” is nothing new in the recruiting industry. However, actually implementing a plan with the goal of improving that experience is a different task altogether. For quite some time, we have recognized its importance.

Tips for Creating a Positive Candidate Experience

JazzHR

A good candidate experience doesn’t just benefit the candidate — it can also be advantageous for recruiting teams and companies in the long run. . Candidates who have had positive experiences may send you referrals or contribute to your bottom line as clients or customers.

Improve candidate experience with hiring manager videos 

Stories Incorporated

Give culture clarity and improve candidate experience with hiring manager videos. Top candidates could be scrolling past your job descriptions and clicking out of your career site. Answer candidates’ most burning questions. Reading Time: 5 minutes.

5 Candidate Experience Boosting Technologies Here to Stay

Rally Recruitment Marketing

From AI to automation, to Candidate Relationship Management and Recruitment Marketing Platforms, to text messaging software and programmatic job advertising, there are a ton of options to consider. As head of a small talent team at Bozzuto , a 2,800 person diversified real estate organization, I need to be really thoughtful about our TA tech stack and the capacity it has to help or hinder the candidate experience. Digital interviewing platforms. Candidate Experience

How to Improve the Candidate Experience: 7 Strategies

JazzHR

Most talent acquisition professionals are familiar with the concept of the candidate experience. It’s a holistic view of all the feelings, interactions and impressions a job seeker goes through at every step of their candidate lifecycle. . Standardize the Interview Process.

Company & Candidate: The Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

We all know that candidates bring their A game to the. Starting long before the interview, candidates begin to form their opinion about employment with your company. Will their experience with your company have them swooning over the a job offer, or will it leave them longing for a different position at a competing company? As you think of the answer to that question, take a look at just how important the candidate experience is: The Candidate Experience.

Candidate Experience with JobTalk

SmartSearch

JobTalk Podcast on the Candidate Experience discusses how employers can pave the road for a smooth ride on the job seekers journey. Here are a few highlights of our conversation: What is the candidate experience? If you say you’ll get back to a candidate in a week, do so.

Is Your Talent Welcome Experience a Candidate Experience Blind Spot?

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Blind spots are in your candidate experience right now. Even though you try to design an ideal candidate experience for your company, the integration of people and technology isn’t always perfect, and you can be sure there are problems that are out of view.

Using Video Interviewing to Enhance Your Candidate Experience

HarQen

In our series about the Candidate Experience we have taken a look at the current state of the Candidate Experience , and explored ways companies can enhance their Candidate Experience. There are a fair amount of negative stigmas that video interviewing (or an on-demand phone interview) can have when presented to candidates or companies who are unfamiliar with it. Is Video Interviewing a Barrier for Candidates?

Good on Paper: Employer Brand & The Candidate Experience

Employment Metrix

That’s what happens when your employer brand doesn’t match up with your candidate experience. The experience you offer your candidate will decide if you’re going to get dumped. Recently, my blogging has been centered around a theme of New Year's resolutions.

How AI for Recruiting Enhances the Candidate Experience

Talemetry

Her perspective has direct application for recruiting and for enhancing the candidate experience. Modernizing Candidate Engagement Through AI. One of the primary ways organizations can begin to incorporate AI for recruiting is by assisting candidates in their job search.

Tips for Overcoming The Biggest Challenges to Providing a Positive Candidate Experience

AkkenCloud

As the industry continues to evolve, new challenges are constantly emerging, and it’s up to recruiters on how best they adopt these changes to provide a positive candidate experience. 1) Be transparent about your company culture.

How a Candidate Experience Survey Can Boost Talent Acquisition

JazzHR

HR professionals rely on recruiting metrics like candidate satisfaction rate and net promoter score to streamline the hiring process and improve the candidate experience. An Invitation for Feedback Improves the Candidate Experience. Interview.

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. Now that the power rests with the potential employee, it is a good time for companies to reevaluate their general approaches to hiring to ensure they aren’t turning away, or turning off, the best candidates. From posting the job to offering it, here are six ways to provide a Grade A candidate experience: 1.

33 Candidate Experience Lessons Shared by RallyFwd™ Speakers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

At our first virtual conference, Let’s RallyFwd to Humanize the Candidate Experience , the Rally community was fortunate to have amazing speakers share their hard-earned candidate experience lessons with us. I hope their lessons provide you with the inspiration to continue improving the candidate experience at your organization! Treat candidates like you would treat your mother. Remove what makes it hard to be a candidate.

Taking the Candidate Experience to the Next Level

Dice

Although businesses have increased their focus on building strong relationships with candidates, delivering an outstanding experience at every stage of the hiring process remains a work in progress at most companies. Improving the candidate experience isn’t a project with a specific end date; it’s a program that requires continuous and perpetual improvement,” explained Elaine Orler, CEO of Talent Function and co-founder of the Talent Board.

What Is Candidate Experience, and How Does It Show up Throughout the Recruitment Process?

JazzHR

Throughout the strong market, recruiting professionals have had to focus on approaching the most qualified job candidates as consumers with plenty of opportunities to choose from. Emphasis has been placed on delivering the best possible candidate experience. .

How to Enhance Your Candidate Experience During Seasonal Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

As consumer spending and hiring expectations increase, employers are faced with the challenge of meeting the demands of staffing goals, while trying to actively recruit top candidates to fulfill the needs of the company. During seasonal hiring, it is essential for recruiters to explore and develop ways to enhance candidate experience. Recruiters are using technology as a competitive edge to simplify the candidate experience.

4 Reasons to Care About Your Candidate's Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

The importance of the candidate experience is a trending focus among businesses today. Yet, nearly 60% of candidates have had a poor candidate experience when applying for jobs. Courting candidates is not easy, but it certainly becomes even more challenging if candidates are having poor experiences. Here’s how to audit your candidate experience. Measuring the candidate experience goes beyond analyzing the interviews.

Candidate Experience vs Candidate Engagement: What’s the Difference?

JazzHR

As the contest for top-performing workers continues to escalate, many recruiters have started to focus on metrics like candidate engagement and experience. Though these terms may sound alike, they are distinct concepts: Candidate experience is how job seekers feel about an employer’s recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes. Candidate engagement is the process of communicating with job seekers in the recruitment pipeline.

Improve the Candidate Experience with Flexible Interview Scheduling

Hireology

Interviewing candidates is a critical step in the hiring process and can have a significant impact on the candidate experience. Not only can interviewing help you gauge whether or not a candidate is a fit for an open role – both from a skills and culture fit standpoint – but it can also make or break a candidate’s decision to join your team. To secure quality candidates , consider offering occasional evening or weekend interview options.

How to guarantee a positive candidate experience when working remotely

Social Talent

While sourcing and initial contact with candidates is perfectly suited online, when a candidate makes it further down the funnel, the experience usually moves to in-person. At the best of times, a poorly run interview can put off candidates. Prep your candidate.

RallyFwd Recap: 5 Ways You Can Provide a Future-Forward Candidate Experience

Rally Recruitment Marketing

We were blown away by the calibre of candidate experience insights our world-class speakers covered at RallyFwd Virtual Conference, See the Future of Candidate Experience. Commit to authentic, transparent and frequent candidate communications.

The Future of Candidate Experience Transformation: A 2025 Outlook

ClearCompany Recruiting

Rising candidate controlled hiring environments are calling for complete shifts in how recruiters approach hiring. CareerBuilder surveyed companies across the globe to discover roughly 45% of businesses are unable to fill much-needed positions due to the dearth of qualified candidates; this is largely in part to the low unemployment rates coupled with heightened awareness among candidates in their power to examine a company’s employer brand. Video Interviews.

Candidates “Ghosting” Job Interviews? Just More Proof of a Bad Candidate Experience.

Fistful of Talent

Here’s a hiring trend we could live without – job candidates who are “ ghosting ” ( aka , blowing off ) scheduled job interviews, or, failing to show up to work for new positions they had accepted. Here’s how USA Today described it: “A growing number are ‘ghosting’ their jobs: blowing off scheduled job interviews, accepting offers but not showing up the first day and even vanishing from existing positions – all without giving notice.

Navigating Candidate Experience From A Distance

McQuiag

Successful interviews often point to a positive candidate experience as being a key factor in winning over a job seeker. Candidates want to gain a sense of what life at a company would be like and what they can expect to experience if they take the job.

A Quick Guide to Remote Candidate Experience

GoodTime

Now more than ever, hiring leaders are stepping up their game to create the absolute best-in-class remote candidate experience. Many high-performing job candidates who wouldn’t have previously considered remote work as an option are welcoming the opportunity to work from anywhere.

The Candidate Experience Starts with You!

Proactive Talent

Theoretically, your candidate’s first impression of your company comes from you. Every company has its own tone and culture. As recruiters and sourcers, it’s important for us to know the culture and align our candidate communication. Then maybe something like “Work Hard at XYZ and Enhance Your Experience As We Grow” is more appropriate. The culture experience doesn’t stop with that first reach-out.

Simple Ways to Fix Your Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily Advisor

With everything that’s broken in the world right now, HR and talent acquisition (TA) professionals must focus on creating experiences that can deliver speed, convenience, and help, says Tracey Parsons , President of Parsons Strategic Consulting , in a recent HR Now session.

The Candidate Experience Beyond the Application

ViziRecruiter

While the majority of candidate experience strategies focus on talent attraction and engagement, the steps that follow are equally, if not more important than your first point of contact. After you have used key recruitment marketing tactics like integrating visual job descriptions , social media recruitment and maximizing exposure on your careers page and job boards , it is time to develop ways to strengthen the next part of the process – the post-apply experience.

7 Virtual Interview Guide Examples from Top Employers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

For years, companies have been thoughtfully improving their end-to-end candidate experience in order to make the right first impression and convert qualified talent. What is a Virtual Interview Guide? Their team offers up 7 tips for a successful and smooth remote interview.

Improve Candidate Experience to Boost Hiring Performance

The Hire Talent

As we mentioned a couple of times before, candidate experience is more than just a buzzword in HR; it is a business strategy with long-term consequences. What is Candidate Experience? Why Is Candidate Experience Important?

The Virtual Candidate Experience as Designed by LiveRamp

Glassdoor for Employers

Recruiting coordinators had already scheduled several onsite interviews the following day and even more in the subsequent days and weeks. A few candidates had their roundtrip flights booked and hotel rooms reserved far in advance. Learn More: How to Conduct Better Virtual Interviews.

5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

With each interaction having so much power behind it, the way your company and your employees portray themselves really matters - especially to your candidates. During the candidate experience, your applicants hope to validate their perceptions of your company. They view their experience during the recruiting process as a glimpse into the day to day life they may soon see themselves in. 36% of candidates take notice that the job descriptions provided are clear.

Candidate Experience In The Age Of Automation

McQuiag

It can be tricky to discuss the intersection of “candidate experience” and “automation” together. Candidates, in general, don’t necessarily want more processes automated -- they want more communication from humans. But do candidates love bots? A good team/culture.

Candidate experience metrics FAQ

Workable

Here are frequently asked questions and answers on candidate experience metrics to help you create a welcoming hiring process for candidates and strengthen your employer brand: What is candidate experience? How do you measure the candidate experience? What is applicant experience? How do you measure the applicant experience? What is candidate feedback? What is a candidate experience survey? Showcase your culture.

12 experts share their best candidate experience methods

Devskiller

According to IBM Analytics , nearly half (48 percent) of job candidates have some manner of a relationship with the potential employer before they even apply. This means one thing – taking the time to build strong candidate experience methods is worth it if you want to attract the best talent.