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Why Candidate Experience will be More Vital than Ever


It is no surprise to anyone involved in recruiting that the focus on candidate experience has come around as an agenda item the last few years.

Every time you turn around, a new article is talking about talent shortages, skill gaps, and challenging hiring issues. CareerBuilder’s research found that more than half of companies say it’s getting increasingly difficult to find quality talent.

All of that research has helped verify what many of us suspected: The impact and reach of the candidate experience goes far beyond candidates, recruiters and hiring managers. It is core to business success — and in 2016, it will be more important than ever.

To be a more strategic talent acquisition leader or HR practitioner in 2016, you need to understand four impacts of candidate experience in your company.



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