What if you knew that within the first hour of posting a job application, ten candidates started filling the application out? Pretty good, right? But what if we told you that six of those candidates QUIT filling out the application halfway through? Recent statistics suggest that this is what’s happening: as many as 60% of … Continue reading Does Your Job Application Have Abandonment Issues?
If you read our earlier “Test Your Own Job Application” article, then you know that the last step of the test involves the auto-reply message. To some, the auto-reply is a small formality. Not to us. Let’s go deeper into the auto-reply to review ways to connect with applicants. Yes, your auto-reply message to … Continue reading The Art of the Auto-Reply: Responding to Job Applicants
Almost everyone, at some point, has filled out a job application. Maybe it was for a summer job, or a retail position—or perhaps your current role started when you completed an application through an automated hiring system. Filling out a job application typically isn’t a memorable experience. The act of filling out a job application … Continue reading Test Your Own Job Application: And See Things Like a Job Applicant
Sixty percent of job seekers quit filling out job applications in the middle of the process. That’s a lot of drop-outs. But is that a good or bad thing? One school of thought says you’re actually weeding out the bad applicants. Another says job applications rates are one of your most important HR metrics. Is … Continue reading Should Businesses Be Worried About Their Job Application Completion Rates?
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