Extend the Hiring Process At Your Own Peril

FD5418B917An article in today's Wall Street Journal titled "How to Deal with a Long Hiring Process," describes how some employers are stretching out the hiring process by adding additional phone screenings and personality tests. While thoroughness might help prevent a bad hire, it also has the potential to cost you a great one.

Keeping candidates waiting for long periods of time can force them to take other offers from other employers, even if they are more passionate and qualified for a career opportunity with your company. Additionally, candidates can vew the hiring process as reflective of the employer's culture. Meaning a delayed hiring process might be interpreted as a slow and inflexible work environment.

Read the full Wall Street Journal article here to learn more about the dangers of a slow and unresponsive hiring process.

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