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Long hiring processes deter candidates, survey finds

IrishJobs.ie says survey highlights the ‘fine line between taking time to identify the best candidates and taking too long to make a decision’

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
12th February, 2020
Nine out of ten employers experienced candidates dropping out of the interview process, IrishJobs.ie found

Long-winded recruitment processes are making it harder for employers to secure new staff, a new report claims.

Over the past decade, tech companies such as Google have championed hiring processes that can include up to a dozen interviews.

At the search engine giant, potential employees were put through various types of interviews to test aptitude and social fit. This practice appears to have crept into Irish business, with firms opting to test candidates for roles...

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