Candidate engagement has become a big topic in talent acquisition recently.
Although there isn’t an official definition, candidate engagement generally refers to how responsive candidates are and how well they feel they were treated during the recruiting process.
In various surveys, the majority of job seekers – around 60% – have indicated they received poor treatment during their job search.
A CareerBuilder survey found when job seekers have a bad candidate experience, 42% of them would never apply to that company again and 22% said they would tell other candidates not to work at that company.
With competition for talent tougher than ever, candidate engagement matters. Continue reading