Time Consuming Steps Of The Hiring Process

The biggest complaint from candidates looking for new jobs is the time they have to wait. They apply for a job and then wait ages to hear if the CV had been received. Candidates then have to wait for an interview date, and then wait longer to find out how the interview went, if they were successful or if another interview .

We looked at some research on the steps that tale the most time during the hiring process for a business. The results were as follows;

  • 60% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is screening candidates.
  • 42% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is conducting interviews with candidates.
  • 40% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is posting new jobs.
  • 38% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is sourcing candidates.
  • 35% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is evaluating candidates.
  • 35% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is scheduling interviews
  • 28% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is making a final decision.
  • 18% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is extending an offer.
  • 8% of employers feel that the step in the hiring process that takes up the most time is waiting for an offer acceptance from the candidate.

If your hiring process is taking up too much of your time, then call our team of recruitment consultants. We can help in multiple of the above concerns and you’ll be amazed at how much time (and stress) we can save you!