Candidate experience

For Best Results, Treat Candidates Like Customers

Most of us are aware of how important customer experience is, and how a positive or negative experience can affect customer retention. In recent articles, we’ve been looking at a different kind of...

Interview Strategies To Improve Candidate Experience

Employers are in a difficult spot. Candidates currently have the advantage in the job market, especially those with in-demand skills and knowledge. What can employers do to improve recruitment...

What's The Deal With Recruitment Marketing?

Recruitment marketing is a concept that often comes up when we talk about employer brand and talent acquisition. It’s a process that involves applying marketing concepts to the world of recruitment,...

6 Stats About Candidate Experience And Hiring Success

These days, it feels like everything is labelled as an “experience”. User experience, employee experience, candidate experience – it’s a commonly used term. But when I check a thesaurus in an attempt...

How Pre-Screening Can Improve Candidate Experience

Pre-screening can seem like a small blip on the map to hiring an employee. Applications come in, you review them, choose who you want to screen, have a quick call with each applicant, and then decide...

How To Improve Candidate Experience Through Onboarding

Many organizations operate under the assumption that once a candidate has signed the employment agreement, they’re in it for the long-haul. But a negative candidate experience can drive quality hires...

How Much Do You Really Know About Candidate Experience?

Do you have extraordinary talent acquisition strategies? Do you know how to get the most value out of interviews with job applicants? Do your candidates get clear, timely communication from your...

How Will Technology Affect The Hiring Process?

Recruiting volume is projected to increase in 2018 but recruitment teams are expected to stay the same size – or maybe even shrink. That means there’s going to be a much greater focus on metrics and...

How Does Communication Affect Candidate Experience?

When you submit a support request to a company and you don’t hear back, does that make you mad? Does it tarnish your relationship with that organization and motivate you to pursue competitors? I bet...

Looking Ahead: Hiring Trends For 2018

Hot on the heels of our Talent Management Trends For 2018 article, it’s time to look at the hiring side of things! There’s a lot of buzz about what’s going to be most effective through the year, and...

2017 In Review: Our Favourite Articles

After discussing the top McQuaig blog posts for 2017, we decided to expand our search and take another look through our Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds for awesome articles that we had read...

3 Ways To Make Hire-To-Retire Processes More People-Centric

The concept of hire-to-retire seems like it would naturally be employee-centric: working with employees from the moment they’re brought on board to the day you cut the cake and celebrate their final...

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