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The Ultimate Guide to Candidate Experience

It seems as though candidate experience is the current buzzword everyone in recruiting can’t stop using, but what exactly does it mean? In this article, we will define candidate experience and give you some further resources.

Definition of candidate experience

Candidate experience describes the sum of the experiences and perceptions than an applicant or potential employee has with the company during the hiring process. This includes the job search, application process, interviews, and even onboarding.

 

We wrote some articles about the candidate experience that might be interesting for you:

 

What is Candidate Experience?

In order to begin focusing on candidate experience, we first need to understand what it means. In this article, we will define candidate experience and highlight it’s ongoing importance in the recruitment market. In addition to that, we will explain how it can be measured and optimized.
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How to Actively Participate in the Candidate Experience

What everyone should be aware of today: A negative candidate experience due to bad application processes reduces your chances of finding suitable candidates and damages your reputation as an attractive employer.
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How to Use Analytics to Optimize Candidate Experience

By utilizing analytics, you have a tangible way to both understand and improve how candidates interact with your company. In this article, you will find out how to use analytics to optimize your candidate experience. We focus on the following questions: How successful are your job advertisements? Who are your candidates? How is your career page performance? Which channels are bringing you the most applicants? 
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6 Tips for Improving Candidate Experience

In a highly competitive recruiting market, candidate experience may be the tipping point for winning over qualified candidates. Passive candidates in particular need to be convinced to switch jobs and providing them with an amazing experience is the perfect way to do that. In this article, we will highlight 6 key tips for improving candidate experience. In order to understand how to do this, we first need to define what candidate experience means.
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Infographic: 6 Tips for Improving Candidate Experience

In a highly competitive recruiting market, candidate experience may be the tipping point for winning over qualified candidates. We have created an infographic that shows you 6 tips for improving the Candidate Experience. 
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