What is Your Candidate Experience?

If your company is hiring, you are going to deal with a lot of job candidates. Your company should prioritize providing a good candidate experience. You want every candidate who interacts with your company to think positively of you so you don’t damage your brand as an employer or adversely impact your ability to hire. You also want to make sure you are not turning away talent through a disorganized or unpleasant hiring process.

One of the best ways to ensure you offer a positive candidate experience is to work with staffing professionals during the hiring process. When you turn to a staffing company to manage your hiring, you can improve the interactions your candidates have with your company because:

  • A staffing service knows how to facilitate positive candidate interactions. There are lots of different steps in most hiring processes, from initially narrowing down candidates to putting candidates through pre-employment screening and interviews.  If your hiring process is not organized or it takes too long, candidates can become frustrated. Likewise, if anyone your candidates deal with during the hiring process is rude or ill-informed, this can create a bad impression. You don’t have to worry about this with a staffing service whose primary function is to facilitate the successful hiring of workers.
  • Staffing professionals will ensure neither your company nor job candidates waste time. There is nothing more frustrating to a job seeker than to feel strung along and end up without an offer. A staffing company can make sure this does not happen by helping your company effectively weed out bad candidates. When staffing professionals can match candidates to positions for which they are a good fit, those candidates are more likely to be hired. If a candidate isn’t a good choice, a staffing company can identify this early and steer the candidate towards other open opportunities.
  • A staffing service can help your company find the right hire from the start so you don’t get a reputation for a lot of turnover. Staffing companies are good at matching workers with employers. A staffing professional knows how to consider corporate culture and related issues when identifying which candidate will be best for a position.

SmartTalent has aided many companies in providing a great candidate experience to job seekers during the hiring process. If you want to bring new employees on board in Kirkland, Fife, Renton, Lacey, Lynnwood, Everett and surrounding areas, give us a call today to find out how our staffing service can oversee interactions with candidates and ensure those interactions are as positive as possible.

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