Hiring is a small journey for a candidate from searching job to getting interview calls, he/she has mixed experiences. Candidate Journey is also one of them. It is referred to the 7 stages a candidate goes through while in the hiring process. These steps are Awareness, Consideration, Interest, Application, Selection, Hire, and Onboarding. In today’s competitive market, candidates are treated like customers as they pick companies and decide where they want to work.
Many recruiting experts emphasize the importance of offering a compelling candidate experience during his/her journey. Having a solid understanding of the candidate’s journey is the foundation of doing so.