In today’s edition of Job Market Insights, I’ll be sharing some ideas of things you can do when hiring to avoid losing candidates – especially during the interview stage – and why acting fast is imperative to securing top talent.
Providing Candidates With Feedback
The first area that I wanted to chat about is giving feedback to candidates quickly. Taking too long to provide feedback – or worse, not providing feedback at all – can be costly.
In this short snippet, I discuss this in more detail and explore why providing feedback to candidates swiftly can help to keep them engaged with you and your job opportunity:
Lengthy Hiring Processes
What impact does a long and difficult hiring process have on candidates who are eager to start a new job? Are they likely to stick around? Or are they more likely to lose interest in your role and look elsewhere?
I explore this further here:
Taking Too Long to Book Interviews
Once a hiring manager receives a resume of a candidate that they have a keen interest in, they should take no longer than 1-2 weeks to book them in for an interview. If not, there is a risk of losing a strong candidate who could have been perfect for the role.
I delve into this topic here: