The Hidden Cost of Too Many Job Applicants


One of the top candidate complaints is not getting a callback, an email update, or anything after they apply for a job. This frustration is often amplified when a candidate believes that they are a good fit within the job description requirements, they’ve researched the company, went through the application process gauntlet, which has only lead them to … silence.

When recruiters are desperate for quality candidates, I find it puzzling when this critical relationship-building step is mismanaged. One realistic answer I can conjure — and the data supports — is extremely high candidate volume. As a recruiter, receiving and dispositioning hundreds of candidates on a single job or group of jobs can be an entire second gig. This key issue can…


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Credit to Leah Daniels for the original post.

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