Candidate experience

Engaging with candidates for job vacancies is a key element of employers’ candidate-attraction strategy. The process of engaging with candidates is often referred to as the “candidate experience”.

Employers should strive to develop good relationships with all applicants who are engaged in the candidate-attraction process. It should view the attraction and recruitment process as another product or service that the organisation provides to a group of customers, in this case potential employees.


Three-quarters of HR leaders want more help in hiring for cultural fit

Almost all HR leaders feel cultural fit is crucial when hiring, yet only 11% are satisfied with how they achieve...

Seven ways video can transform your company culture (webinar)

24 Jun 2018

ON DEMAND | While the use of online video outside the workplace continues to rise, many businesses are not using video to its...

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Glassdoor acquired by Indeed’s parent company for $1.2bn

9 May 2018

Employee review and job site Glassdoor has been acquired by Japanese company Recruit Holdings for $1.2 billion.
Recruit Holdings also...

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Upwardly mobile: Why phones are now first choice for assessment

16 Mar 2018

With changing candidate preferences, smartphone assessment has become the top priority for employers, says Richard Justenhoven...

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Why should candidate experience matter to business?

5 Feb 2018

What can better candidate experiences achieve that will convince boards to invest in them? Nicola Sullivan argues that improving candidate...

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Slow feedback putting off job applicants

2 Feb 2018

Lengthy hiring practices and slow feedback from potential employers are among the biggest frustrations for jobseekers.
According to a poll...

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RAD Awards 2018: Prison Service and Havas win Work of the Year

25 Jan 2018

An integrated campaign that challenged the public’s perception of running a prison has won top prize at this evening’s RAD...

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

20 Nov 2017

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

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Join us live on Twitter as we reveal the RAD Awards shortlist

13 Nov 2017

It’s just a week now until we announce the shortlist for the coveted RAD Awards, celebrating the most impactful work...

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Recruitment trends: Take part in our survey

9 Nov 2017

The availability of workers to fill vacancies continued to decline sharply in October 2017, according to the latest REC figures....

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Employee experience: Seven dos and don’ts of effective onboarding

3 Oct 2017

A recent survey found that more than a third of companies do not have a robust induction policy for new...

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Deadline extended for the RAD Awards

2 Oct 2017

The organisers of the RAD Awards are pleased to announce that the deadline for entries has been extended.
Didn’t quite...

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The RAD Awards 2018: Meet the judges

28 Sep 2017

As the closing date for submitting entries to the RAD Awards 2018 approaches, it’s time to meet the industry leaders...

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A third of new starters experience poor onboarding

19 Sep 2017

More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it...

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Seven top tips for creating a winning RAD Awards entry

4 Sep 2017

Entries for next year’s RAD Awards – which champions the best in recruitment communications – open on 4 September. If...

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