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Time is of the Essence: How to Improve your Job Application Process


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Your candidate experience is critical to the success of your talent acquisition strategy but too many hiring processes fall down at the first stage. Here’s how to encourage candidates to apply and maintain momentum through hiring:-.

Aim for a ‘one click apply’ : Global jobsite Indeed revealed that the application forms used by the FTSE Top 100 companies take over nine minutes for to complete, on average. In that time top talent has abandoned your application form in favour of the latest vacancy posted by your competitor. Time consuming application processes may lose you 90% of qualified candidates exploring your job post. Offer candidates the opportunity to apply with their CV or LinkedIn profile through your recruitment software. A high level of candidate drop-offs at this stage is indicative of a potential problem.