Check out our infographic showing the top 5 eye-opening candidate experience statistics! Discover the most important candidate experience statistics every employer and recruiter should know.
5 Eye-Opening Candidate Experience Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]
The state of candidate experience in 2020
You know the story: The unemployment rate is lower than ever so candidates are in control now.
➡️ You don’t pick talent anymore. Talent picks you.
And here is the catch:
Candidates will pick your company as their new employer ONLY if you provide a positive candidate experience.
Don’t believe me? The data says it all. 👇
Candidate experience infographic
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Top 5 candidate experience statistics you should know
Here are the top 5 candidate experience all employers and recruiters should know:
Candidate experience statistic #1: Candidates expect more
Only 25% of all job candidates rated their candidate experience as great.
Source: Talent Board
Candidate experience statistic #2: Candidates are fed up
Candidate resentment has increased by 40% in North America since 2016.
Source: Talent Board
Candidate experience statistic #3: Candidates want more communication
63% of candidates are dissatisfied with communication with employers after applying for a job.
Candidate experience statistic #4: Candidates won’t reapply
69% of candidates with a negative candidate experience won’t apply again.
Candidate experience statistic #5: Candidates will talk
69% of candidates would share their negative experience with their friends and network.
How to improve the candidate experience?
If you’re a recruiter or employer with plans to hire new employees in 2020, these stats should serve as a wake-up call for you.
You need to start improving your candidate experience ASAP!
But, don’t worry - we’ve got your back. 🙂
We prepared a detailed, step by step guide that will help you ace your candidate experience and turn your hiring game around! 💪
➡️Learn how to improve candidate experience in 10 simple steps!
Before you start though, we suggest you first survey your candidate experience. Ask your candidates for feedback to capture their key concerns.
Start by removing the top causes of bad candidate experience - and then move on to smoothening candidate experience throughout the whole candidate journey.
The source of candidate experience statistics
Candidate experience statistics used in this blog post and infographic come from two top benchmark reports in the recruitment industry. Both of these reports are based on rigorous, scientifically-supported data.
Candidate experience report #1
The 2019 Candidate Experience (CandE) Benchmark Research Report published by Talent Board
Talent Board, founded in 2011, is the first non-profit research organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience.
Their report is based on a survey of more than 195,000 candidates applying for jobs at 175 big and small companies across industries.
Candidate experience report #2
The 2019 Candidate Experience Report published by Talentegy
Talentegy is an AI-enhanced Talent Analytics Platform that optimizes recruiting and talent management. Talentegy helps companies continuously monitor the candidate experience.
Their report is based on a survey of over 4,000 candidates, across all industries, generations and job levels.