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HIRING MISTAKES YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO IGNORE:

How to win the war for talent in today's competitive market

HIRING MISTAKES YOU

CAN'T AFFORD TO IGNORE:

How to win the war for talent

in today's competitive market

HIRING MISTAKES

YOU CAN'T AFFORD

TO IGNORE:

How to win the war

for talent in today's

competitive market

HIRING MISTAKES YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO IGNORE:

How to win the war for talent

in today's competitive market

There’s no doubt that the job market today is booming—it seems that nearly everyone who wants a job can find one. But what does that mean for employers?

 

As the job market continues to improve, employers are struggling more and more with finding the talent they need to run their business smoothly. In addition to a low unemployment rate, employers are also struggling with a skills gap in the workforce; while employers are looking for specific skillsets in the talent pool, it can be extremely difficult to find candidates who possess all of these qualities. As a result, the hiring process is only becoming more drawn out:

THE TIME IT TAKES TO FILL A POSITION

THE TIME IT TAKES TO FILL A POSITION

THE TIME IT TAKES TO FILL A POSITION

HAS INCREASED BY 50% SINCE 2010

HAS INCREASED BY 50% SINCE 2010

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This struggle to hire talent isn’t just challenging—it’s costing organizations money:
vacancy-cost
THE AVERAGE VACANCY COSTS

$500 PER POSITION PER DAY

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HOW MUCH DOES THAT COST
OVER THE HIRING PERIOD?
(CLICK TO REVEAL)

$22,000 PER POSITION

OVER THE AVERAGE HIRING
PERIOD OF 44 CALENDAR DAYS
vacancy-cost
THE AVERAGE VACANCY COSTS

$500 PER POSITION PER DAY

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hiring-period
HOW MUCH DOES THAT COST OVER THE HIRING PERIOD?
(CLICK TO REVEAL)

$22,000 PER POSITION

OVER THE AVERAGE HIRING
PERIOD OF 44 CALENDAR DAYS
vacancy-cost

THE AVERAGE VACANCY COSTS

$500 PER POSITION PER DAY

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hiring-period

HOW MUCH DOES THAT COST

OVER THE HIRING PERIOD?

(CLICK TO REVEAL)

$22,000 PER POSITION

OVER THE AVERAGE HIRING PERIOD OF 44 CALENDAR DAYS

As hiring gets harder, many employers are turning to alternative solutions like focusing on employee retention, looking toward other talent pools, or making improvements to their company culture. While all of these efforts are critical to an engaging employee experience, many employers forget about their actual hiring process and how that is affecting every candidate who walks through the door.

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78% of candidates say that the overall candidate experience

they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people

78% of candidates say that the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people

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As hiring gets harder, many employers are turning to alternative solutions like focusing on employee retention, looking toward other talent pools, or making improvements to their company culture. While all of these efforts are critical to an engaging employee experience, many employers forget about their actual hiring process and how that is affecting every candidate who walks through the door.

candidate-experiencecandidate-experience

78% of candidates say that the overall candidate experience they receive is an indicator of how a company values its people

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Because first impressions often become lasting ones, employers must focus on retention even before they extend an offer, remembering that securing the very best candidate in the talent pool starts at the beginning of the hiring process. However, many employers are making critical errors in this competitive market—and losing out on top talent as a result.

 

Read on to learn the critical mistakes many employers are inadvertently making during the hiring process and how you can improve your hiring strategy to attract top talent: