With unemployment rising and job vacancies at historically low levels, it is a challenging time to be a jobseeker. However, things are being made worse for those seeking work by the poor experience they are receiving when applying for roles.
Many don’t even get an acknowledgement that their application has been received. Others complain of poor communication during the recruitment process, and rejections afterwards with no explanation or feedback.
Providing a high-quality candidate experience should be a priority for all employers, and the current situation makes that more critical than ever. Poor experiences damage an employer’s brand and reputation, which makes it more difficult for them to attract the skills they need to drive their businesses forward during these difficult times. Read more via HeraldScotland