Part 2: Delivering a Remarkable Candidate Experience

Welcome back!  In Part 1: Delivering a Remarkable Candidate Experience, we discussed 6 ways to review your hiring process and identify the obstacles candidates face while trying to apply.  This time around, we’ll discuss how to keep them happy once they’ve applied.

5 Questions to Answer to Provide a Remarkable Candidate Experience Post – Application

  1. Dude, where’s my application?
    Once they’ve submitted an application, send them a confirmation message to confirm that it is complete and has been received.
  2. Have you made a decision?  No? How about, now?  Now? Now?
    Reduce your call volume and provide piece of mind by informing candidates when you are going to follow-up, and actually DO IT.
  3. How can I check in?
    Empower candidates with functionality to update their contact information and check the status of their application at any time.
  4. Hello?  Is anyone out there?
    Provide a hotline, email address, or live chat functionality for the candidate to contact a real person.
  5. Did you forget about me?
    Avoid the black hole perception by creating a continuous email workflow.  Utilize an email workflow to keep the candidates engaged and informed as you move them through the hiring process.

myStaffingPro is proud to be a silver sponsor of The Candidate Experience Awards.  For more information about The Candidate Experience Awards, please go to  To learn how to improve the candidate experience, please download myStaffingPro’s free guide

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