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.


2019 RAD Awards shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for the 2019 RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and bravest in recruitment advertising, has been announced.
The...

Fifth of employers ask about criminal records in potentially unlawful way

25 Oct 2018

Around a fifth of national employers – including a number of household name companies – ask jobseekers for information about...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
B&CE

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Employer Branding Award

21 Sep 2018

Developing a strong employer brand and can help attract new talent and keep dedicated staff engaged with their work. Here...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Glassdoor

What are Glassdoor’s reviews really telling us?

20 Sep 2018

Glassdoor’s employer reviews pose a challenge to organisations: use the forum as an opportunity for more engagement and increase transparency,...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Swedish woman compensated after job interview handshake refusal

17 Aug 2018

A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview with a translation company was swiftly ended when she...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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

4 Jul 2018

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

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
interview candidates

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

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....

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }