Applicant tracking system provider, myStaffingPro, found that a tiered application process increases the applicant completion rate by 20%.
In addition to a tiered application process, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee, has found nine other strategies to increasing the usability of the online application process to improve applicant completion rates. In her webinar, “10 Essential Strategies for Making a Career Site Usable, Not Confusable”, Brogee outlines her 10 strategies, which include:
- Being accommodating
- Showing your true colors
- Making it easy to apply now
- Delivering clear and relevant job information
- Outlining expectations
- Collecting only what you need at each step
- Keeping forms small
- Giving progress updates
- Following up often
- Building a relationship
To learn more, please go to http://usability.mystaffingpro.com to access her recorded presentation and PowerPoint slides.