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.


Pink Squid and Vodafone are class act at RAD Awards 2021

Vodafone and Pink Squid received the 2021 Work of the Year at the 2021 RAD Awards, hosted online yesterday evening...

How can we ensure post lockdown recruitment is inclusive?

3 Mar 2021

As hiring confidence builds, how can employers ensure that any reasonable adjustments they make for candidates will match the working...

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Why it’s time to reset candidate expectations

24 Feb 2021

To avoid damaging skills gaps and to make use of the talent that's still out there, businesses need to rethink their recruitment strategies as the Covid crisis recedes.

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The 2021 RAD Awards shortlist revealed

18 Feb 2021

The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising –...

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Reducing accent bias begins at the recruitment stage

11 Jan 2021

There is little doubt that employees should bring their whole selves to work, but it would be naïve to think...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Resourcing Supplier of the Year shortlist

20 Nov 2020

Third parties have a key role in producing results for HR teams and helping them to achieve their commercial goals....

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Innovation in Recruitment shortlist

2 Nov 2020

With just a few weeks until we celebrate the Personnel Today Awards 2020, we profile the shortlisted organisations. The latest...

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RAD Awards 2021 open for entries

9 Oct 2020

The 2021 RAD Awards have opened for entries as the search for the very best in employer branding, talent attraction...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Employer Branding Award shortlist

9 Oct 2020

Despite an uncertain jobs market, employer branding continues to be a crucial way to differentiate your organisation to high quality...

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Six tips to avoid being overwhelmed with job applications

14 Sep 2020

With so little recruitment this year, organisations with vacancies report being inundated with applications for the limited roles they have...

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Why virtual onboarding can still be a warm welcome

9 Sep 2020

It may be a tough labour market at the moment, but a number of key sectors continue to hire and...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: entry deadline extension available

29 May 2020

With just one week left until the original deadline, we announce that organisations can apply for a two-week extension to...

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Employer branding: attracting talent during the lockdown

30 Apr 2020

How can businesses attract and recruit the best candidates when everyone's working at home?

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How tech gave recruitment at Mitchells & Butlers a competitive edge

9 Mar 2020

With employment at a record high, talent attraction has become extremely competitive, with the need to promote a strong employer...

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RAD Awards 2020 winners: TMP Worldwide takes Work of the Year with The AA

31 Jan 2020

TMP Worldwide took the coveted Work of the Year for its campaign for The AA.

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