How To Make A Connection With Candidates You Never Meet In Person

It’s no secret that, here at Spark Hire, we love video interviews. They create a better candidate experience, give you better insight about your hiring options, and are just easier for everyone involved. But there is one thing that makes many organizations skeptical about using video interviewing in their hiring process: the idea that you […]

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This is Why Job Candidates Hate Your Candidate Experience

The workplace has entered a digital era and so should your hiring methods. What worked in attracting job applicants ten years ago isn’t going to work in today’s highly competitive job market. In fact, text-heavy job ads and unrelenting headhunters may do your brand more harm than good.    According to a recent study of […]

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Interview Expectations vs. Reality- How to Give Candidates What they Want

How To Give Candidates What They Want From An Interview

A 2015 Talent Trends report from LinkedIn found that 83 percent of the 20,000 professionals surveyed said that a negative interviewing experience can change their mind about a position or company. It’s a job seekers market. If your interview process leaves a bad taste in a candidate’s mouth, they’ll move right to the next opportunity and […]

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How to Reject Job Candidates Who Aren’t the Right Fit

You finally found the perfect candidate for your open position, and they accepted your offer. It’s time to celebrate! But, before you break out the balloons, there’s one last thing you have to do — tell all of the other candidates the position has been filled. Rejecting candidates isn’t fun and can be uncomfortable for […]

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The Candidate Experience: Addressing the Evolution of Candidate Behavior – July 2015 Roundup

Before the times of the telephone and Internet, the candidate experience during an interview and on the job was pretty bland and oftentimes overlooked. The way candidates felt during and after the interview wasn’t exactly seen as an important aspect of the recruiting and hiring process — and was rarely improved. In many cases, this […]

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