Have you ever experienced waiting to hear back from a candidate?
Do rejected calls, unopened emails and interview no-shows sound familiar?
Or imagine receiving a signed offer letter from a candidate, you’re filled with excitement to welcome your newest member to the team, only to find an empty desk on their first day... chances are you may have been ghosted.
83% of employers have been ghosted by a candidate, says Human Resources Director America
Today, the rise of candidate ghosting continues and has become a scary and (un)acceptable trend in the recruitment process.
A survey conducted by Indeed for more than 4,000 job seekers reveals some interesting results, indicating why candidates are likely to ghost.
Our research findings suggest that the following factors significantly contribute to candidate ghosting.
Today, talent acquisition is not just the responsibility of the hiring team, rather an organization's entire leadership team is seen to have equal responsibility to build their team, develop a roadmap and successfully execute their talent strategy - together.
Ghosting has a huge impact on your brand and reputation. Find out more about the Impact of Candidate Ghosting and how we aim to reduce the continuous loop of ghosting, in our next blog.