Hard Truth: The 7 Deadly Excuses That Wreck Your Job Application Process
Many of your jobs have been posted for weeks on end, but you still don’t have enough applicants to satisfy hiring managers. It’s time to come to grips with the excuses your organization makes for its lengthy, increasingly obsolete job application. Let’s take a hard look at the reasons reluctant employers hold onto archaic employment applications, as well as the strategies for overcoming these excuses to move to a modern hiring process.
Jessica Stephenson, SHRM-CP, PHR, is VP of Marketing and Talent at ExactHire, a software firm that helps employers automate and improve the hiring process. Its Web-based software solutions focus on applicant tracking, employee onboarding and employee assessments. With a background in both marketing and human resources, Jessica passionately works at the intersection of digital marketing and HR technology. She is President of IndySHRM and chairs the marketing committee for the annual HR Indiana Conference. Jessica earned her B.S. degree in Marketing from Butler University. In her free time, Jessica loves spending time with her husband and two children.