Survey: Job Candidates Lose Interest in Slow Hiring Processes

Robert Half recently released the results of its (Canadian) ‘Time to Hire’ survey in a post entitled, Are You Taking Too Long To Hire? Intrigued by the headline, I clicked the article to read more.

As someone with direct experience in this job market, I wondered:

Will the results surprise me? Sadly, they didn’t.

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Researching a Potential Employer is a Process You Should Not Skip Before Applying for a Job

Here’s something interesting from the Harvard Business Review:

“Employers are researching each of us digitally 24/7/365.”

They’re collecting your online information. Analyzing and scoring you. Evaluating whether to hire you based on their findings.

They’re doing their homework.

And guess what?

You should be doing your homework, too.

You should be researching your potential employer, so you’ll have operational knowledge before applying for the job.

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Boost Your Resilience in Unemployment with These 5 Strategies

“Less than half (48 percent) of participants functioned as usual after losing a job, with most people taking several years to return to normal life.”

These results come from a research study conducted by Psychologists Frank Infurna and Suniya Luthar of Arizona State University, as reported by Medical Daily.

This study’s findings differ significantly from prior research on this same subject. It shows some people are less resilient than others.

When you lose a job or role, wide-ranging emotional reactions take off. It isn’t hard to break under your pressures and, ultimately, give up.

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