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Your Lengthy Application Process Will Cost you Candidates

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Ensuring candidates are well-suited for a particular position has become more than verifying education and assessing prior work experience.

But an application should pique the interest of a hiring manager, not answer all the questions you’re going to re-ask during an interview. Because the entire hiring process has become just that, a lengthy process—the application to apply for a job shouldn’t add to that length. 

Research shows that having a prolonged application process will cause candidates to drop-off more quickly. So what can you do to shorten the time it takes for applicants to submit without losing the quality of the candidates you’re looking for? Here are a few stats to help get you started!


Topics: Talent Acquisition

Updated 2017-06-26 23:33:36June 26, 2017
Cally Martin
Written by Cally Martin

Callan is a social media loving, blog writing, event planning freelancer who believes in the power of the oxford comma. Originally from America’s high-five (Michigan), she’s been in Austin since 2015 and doesn’t plan on moving anytime soon. When not attached to WiFi, she can be found running around the lake or drinking mimosas at brunch.

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