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5 Ways to Improve Your Mobile Recruitment Experience


Our attention span doesn’t take long to dwindle. After just eight seconds of browsing, 50% of users will leave a website, and you can bet that if they’re browsing on their phone and your site isn’t mobile-ready, they’ll snap it shut even faster than that. There’s nothing more infuriating to a busy candidate than a recruitment process which doesn’t work on a mobile device. To stop driving candidates away, improve their mobile recruitment experience.

Optimise Your Website Design

Google’s Mobilegeddon update is here and there’s no ignoring it. If your website isn’t optimised for mobile, you’re likely see it drop down the rankings as other websites that are mobile-friendly gain priority. Exposure is important and all those candidates who close a website in eight seconds aren’t spending time scrolling past page one of Google either. Responsive web design is a must to ensure your candidates can easily scroll through job listings, read job descriptions without needing to zoom in and out, and apply for jobs (or at least save them to a list).