You’ve been trying to fill a role for months, you find a great candidate – only for them to disappear. Candidate ghosting, where candidates simply go missing during the interview process or, worse, fail to show up for their first day of work, is on the increase.

Here are 5 things you must do to eliminate ghosting.

๐Ÿญ.) ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜†. Make sure every step of the recruitment process leaves them feeling good about themselves, the process, and the company.

๐Ÿฎ.) ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐˜€. Reduce the amount of time and friction in the hiring process – without sacrificing quality and effectiveness.

๐Ÿฏ.) ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ than you do, keep that in mind every step of the way.

๐Ÿฐ.) ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น. Most managers are terrible at it, and it costs you dearly.

๐Ÿฑ.) ๐—ž๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ. Keep them excited about the opportunity or you risk losing them.

Who you gonna call to make sure the perfect candidate doesn’t ghost you?

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