Anyone in talent acquisition understands that applicants want to be communicated with.
The stats on this are everywhere:
CareerBuilder found 84% of applicants expect some type of email response early in the hiring process.
Software Advice found the top requests of job seekers were:More communication Notification if passed over Timeline of hiring process Human contact after application Timeliness of replies
Unsurprisingly, 4 of the top 5 aspects that candidates want improved involve better communication.
So why don’t we communicate better? Time.
We’re managing too many open requisitions and have too much on our plate and only a certain number of hours in the day. Continue reading