Walk a Mile in Your Candidate's Shoes: 6 Tips for Improving the Candidate Experience

Recorded On: 03/24/2020

From the first impression to the last, public sector agencies begin losing viable candidates the moment they post a position. The funnel shrinks with every step in the process because of seemingly unnecessary steps, poor communication, and a lack of process and automation. In a tight job market where the public sector is competing with the private sector for candidates, organizations can’t afford to make these mistakes. The candidate experience is essential for public sector recruiting success.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to map your organization’s candidate journey to identify gaps
  • Simple ways to boost the candidate experience that you can do immediately
  • Using technology to take your candidate experience to the next level
  • How a negative candidate experience can hinder future recruiting success

Alex Oberheide (Moderator)

Account Executive, NEOGOV

Alex Oberheide has been at NEOGOV for 5 years serving as an account executive in the Midwest and Great Plains region presenting NEOGOV as a partnership opportunity for cities, counties, and special districts. Outside of NEOGOV Alex's interests include: US History, public affairs, and education reform. He hopes to run for public office someday.

 

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Walk a Mile in Your Candidate's Shoes: 6 Tips for Improving the Candidate Experience
03/24/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
03/24/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes From the first impression to the last, public sector agencies begin losing viable candidates the moment they post a position. The funnel shrinks with every step in the process because of seemingly unnecessary steps, poor communication, and a lack of process and automation. In a tight job market where the public sector is competing with the private sector for candidates, organizations can’t afford to make these mistakes. The candidate experience is essential for public sector recruiting success.