Having trouble staffing an open position? You may be taking too long to make a hiring decision. Learn what candidates have to say about companies that drag their feet over the job offer. Then see our tips for speeding up the hiring process, or contact us for help landing the right candidate for your team.
Are You Taking Too Long to Hire?
Having trouble staffing an open position? You may be taking too long to make a hiring decision. Candidates with in-demand skills won’t wait around. Here’s what they have to say about companies that drag their feet over the job offer.
What’s the most frustrating part of a job search?
57% of job seekers say it’s a long wait after the interview to hear back
How long are you willing to wait after the interview to hear back?
23% of candidates will wait for just one week
How long is too long of a hiring process?
39% of job candidates say 7-14 days is too long
What happens if the hiring process is too long?
57% of job seekers lose interest in the job
HIRING TIP: Tighten the interview schedule and keep candidates updated frequently.
Source: Robert Half survey of 1,000 U.S. workers currently employed in office environments.
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