Hiring Process Hurdles
What aspect of the hiring process do you find most difficult?
|32% Generating interest from qualified candidates|
|20% Developing compensation packages and negotiating salaries|
|18% Reviewing application materials|
|17% Asking the right interview questions|
|13% Creating job descriptions|
Job Description Dilemmas
What's the greatest challenge when developing job descriptions for open positions at your company?
|29% Identifying essential vs. "nice-to-have" qualifications|
|25% Identifying the necessary interpersonal and soft skills|
|18% Accurately describing job duties|
|16% Describing the company in a compelling way|
|11% Determining the appropriate job title|
What's the most common reason candidates turn down a job offer from your company?
|28% Accepted another job offer or counteroffer|
|25% Compensation and benefits are lower than expected|
|16% Limited opportunities for career growth or advancement|
|14% Poor fit with the job description|
|10% Poor fit with the corporate culture|
|7% Limited employee perks|
Aside from poor performance, what's most likely to lead to a failed hire?
|32% Mismatched skill set|
|26% Unclear performance expectations|
|22% Personality conflicts|
|21% Failure to fit into the corporate culture|
Source: Robert Half survey of more than 600 senior managers in Canada
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