Is Your Hiring Process Hurting Your Recruiting Efforts?
Recruitment statistics in 2019
Recruitment is an ever-changing beast, and it’s not a role that’s going away anytime soon. With increased use of technology for recruitment, you’ll have to improve your employer branding to better recruit Millennials and Gen Z talent. These statistics are broken up into two topics: the hiring process and recruiting trends.
Companies lose as many as 89% of potential candidates due to prolonged screening process (Zety, 2019).
80% of talent professionals say soft skills are increasingly important to company success (LinkedIn).
89% of talent professionals say bad hires typically lack soft skills (LinkedIn).
57% of professionals struggle to assess soft skills accurately (LinkedIn).
75% of companies use behavioral interview questions to assess soft skills (LinkedIn).