How to Solve These 16 Hiring Problems in the New Year

By Tony Restell

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The new year offers us the opportunity to reflect back on the year that has passed and make resolutions for the year ahead. For hiring professionals and HR managers, fixing problems within the hiring process is always a priority. Businesses have to keep up with the modern job-seeker, meaning that they have to constantly adapt and change their hiring process to suit their talent pool. This article sent through from Heather R. Huhman looks at this topic and provides some interesting insights into how to solve the hiring dilemmas you may face in 2016. 

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Today’s talent pool looks a lot different than it did 10 years ago. To keep up with the modern job seeker, today’s hiring process should have also changed and improved over the years.

The infographic below, compiled by Spark Hire, a video interview solution connecting hiring professionals and job candidates, offers a number of solutions to common problems HR professionals face at each stage of the hiring process, from sourcing candidates to making the final offer.

Some highlights include:

  • 46% of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier
  • 77% of hiring managers say that recruiters’ screening processes are inadequate
  • Only 41% of talent has received interview feedback before
  • 18% of candidates reject the initial offer and negotiate for a better one

Check out the full infographic below to see where your hiring process might be lacking and how to best fix it.

What are some other common issues with the traditional hiring process? What’s the solution? Share in the comments!

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