The hiring process is constantly evolving to fit the ever-changing needs of job seekers and the latest technologies and innovations — at least, it should be. Text-heavy job ads, outdated screening tactics, and run-of-the-mill interview questions aren’t going to help you land today’s highly sought-after talent.
What aspects of your hiring process need an update?
The key issues your hiring process may be lacking and how you can fix them are listed below :
- Only 8% of talent leaders feel “best in class” when it comes to utilizing employee referrals.
- Only 55% of organizations have a proactive employer brand strategy.
- 46% of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier.
- 42% of employers say it takes more than an hour to post jobs everywhere they source candidates.
Solution: Expand your search and target the candidate’s sources that are most fruitful or let us at Rezoomo do all of the hard work for you to find out how here and request a demo today.
Save you and your applicants time and money – Screen first
- 52% of hiring managers say differentiating the right candidate from the sea of applicants is the most difficult part of the hiring process.
- 77% of hiring managers say that recruiters screening processes are inadequate.
- Only 20% of job seekers prefer phone interviews.
- Only 14% of candidates feel companies are responsive to them throughout the interview process.
Solution: Use a screening tool like video interviews that allow initial interviews to be re-watched, shared and collaborated over.
One bad interview could make or break your search for talent.
- Only 26% of candidates are given detailed agendas before an interview.
- 83% of candidates say a negative interview experience can change their mind about a position or a company.
- 19% of candidates toured the office and only 12% were able to meet other employees during the interview process.
- Only 41% of talent has received interview feedback before.
Solution: Keep candidates in the loop through the whole process.
Problem: Making the Offer
Want to land today’s top talent, make them an offer they cannot refuse.
- 38% of employers say that it takes more than 3 days after the final interview to extend an offer to a candidate.
- 18% of candidates reject the initial offer and negotiate for a better one.
- 74% of employees want flexible hours, but only 45% of organizations offer it.
- 45% of job seekers say they are less likely to buy from a company they received a low offer letter from.
Solution: Offer candidates what they are worth, and be more open to negotiation.