Hiring and Recruitment

The Case For Providing a Positive Candidate Experience

The Case For Providing a Positive Candidate Experience

First, to fix a problem, you must recognize you have a problem. Start by asking yourself the following questions:

Are other people in my industry fully staffed, or am I the only one that seems to be struggling?
Has our applicant flow dropped lately, and if so, do I know why?
Have I seen a noticeable difference in the number of candidates turning down our offers? If the answer is yes, do I know why this is so?
Are my people trained in the art of employee selection?

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Why You Can’t Find Workers and How to Change This

Why You Can’t Find Workers and How to Change This

If you’ve been having a hard time filling job openings, you’re not alone. Around 4 million adults aren’t looking for jobs, not because they’re scarce but because of worries about catching the coronavirus.

A year after the pandemic arrived in the U.S., 8.4 million fewer Americans are holding jobs.

There are many reasons for this, but one of the most important and least spoken about is fear.

A U.S. Census survey done in mid-March found that approximately 4.2 million adults are not working because they fear getting or spreading the coronavirus.

This helps to explain why some companies say labor is hard to find even though the unemployment rate is 6%. It looks like the only thing that will change this is our ability to get this virus under control.

Their fear is real.

Here’s how to overcome this.

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