Candidate Ghosting

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Why Candidates Back Out Last Minute

Ghosting is a thing. According to the numbers, 28% of candidates ghosted at least one employer in 2020. Having a candidate back out at the last minute is almost an inevitable part of the recruiting process these days. But is it, really? What can recruiters do to make sure they’re not part of the statistics, and how can an applicant tracking system like Exelare help? Top Reasons Candidates Back Out of Your Job Having a candidate back out is probably one of the most frustrating aspects of the modern hiring process. Things are tough out there in the hiring market, and candidates [...]

December 31st, 2021|Recruiters|

How to Prevent Ghosting in 2021

If you’re part of a hiring team, you’ve probably been ghosted. Ghosting is when a candidate just disappears without a return phone call or email. It can happen at any point during the hiring process, up to and including the first day on the job. A 2018 study showed that, of the 1,300 people surveyed, about one-quarter of the participants admitted to ghosting someone, whether it was an employer or someone they were dating.   It’s easy to ghost a recruiter. Just stop returning their calls. But it’s much harder for the recruiting team to figure out a way to make sure this [...]

February 26th, 2021|Recruiters|