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!

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Topics: Talent Acquisition

Updated April 24, 2018