3 Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience

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By Pete Jaradeh, Product Marketing Manager

The candidate experience has been a hot topic in HR for years now, and rightfully so. Unemployment numbers are at their lowest in a generation and companies are trying everything they can to attract interested candidates. Unfortunately, not all recruiting tactics are made equal. 

When you’re striving to attract the best talent possible, uninspiring job posts, lackluster websites, and tedious processes lead to negative experiences, which only do you harm. In fact, 69% of candidates surveyed by Talentergy’s 2019 Candidate Experience Report stated a negative experience would cause them to either rarely or never reapply again the in future.

Clearly, the candidate experience is crucial in determining your hiring success, but how can you optimize yours for the better? 

Here are three simple ways to improve your candidate experience today:

Deliver Engaging Career Sites

According to Career Builder’s 2017 Candidate Experience Study, 45% of respondents stated that they view employer career sites as an indication of what it is like to actually work at the organization. This finding alone shows exactly why investing in your career site is absolutely vital, but how do you start?

First, take a look at your own webpage through

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