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Interview Marathons: The Recruiting Process Gone Awry

By Allison Reilly Tue, Jan 21,2014 @ AM

Interview marathons are a growing, but horrible, trend in hiring and recruiting. A New York Times article from March 2013 discussed how companies would interview candidates six, seven, eight times because of a cautiousness the company needs to have in making the hire and in its overall projection of the economy. Now, we're certainly not advocating that businesses rush into hiring decision or fail to consider the economy in hiring and recruiting, but there is such as a thing as being too cautious. When your company is being too cautious, like during these interview marathons, you only do harm to your employment brand, to the candidate experience, and to yourself.

Topics: finding good candidates, best practices, recruiting trends, interview marathons

 
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