When your company is hiring, the interviewing process is a two-way street. Sure, candidates are trying to impress you but, you should also attempt to connect with and leave a favorable impression on them. An unstructured hiring process can lead candidates to believe your organization is indeed disorganized. In order for you to successfully attract talent online, provide your candidates with a great experience that will lead to stellar reputation for your employer brand.
Setting up a structured process is part of the science of effective recruiting. It ensures that time spent with each candidate is effectively utilized, a sequence of organized steps is orchestrated and the input from hiring team members, at each stage, is promptly captured. The structured process clearly demonstrates to the candidate that your company follows an efficient process. Moreover, it provides your team with a standardized and objective method of qualifying candidates. In addition, it helps strengthen your employer brand.