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16 Hiring Problems You Need to Solve This Year (and How)

The hiring process is constantly evolving to fit the ever-changing needs of job seekers and the latest technologies and innovations — at least, it should be. Text-heavy job ads, outdated screening tactics, and run-of-the-mill interview questions aren’t going to help you land today’s highly sought-after talent.

What aspects of your hiring process need an update?

Our new infographic, 16 Hiring Problems You Need to Solve in 2016, takes you step-by-step through the hiring process — from identifying qualified talent to making an offer they can’t refuse — and provides solutions to common problems faced at each stage.

Some highlights include:

  • 46% of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier
  • 77% of hiring managers say that recruiters’ screening processes are inadequate
  • Only 41% of talent has received interview feedback before
  • 18% of candidates reject the initial offer and negotiate for a better one

Check out the full infographic below to see where your hiring process might be lacking and how to best fix it.

2016 Hiring Problems Infographic

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What are some other common issues with the traditional hiring process? What’s the solution? Share in the comments!

Sheena Christensen

Sheena Christensen is the Product Marketing Specialist at Spark Hire. She is a fan of everything sports and enjoys writing anything from short stories to internet copy, spanning many verticals in the digital marketing world.