1,200 HR professionals and 3,700 recent job seekers shared their thoughts on the state of hiring, background screening, and the candidate experience. Our report explores what’s driving today’s trends, where opportunities exist, and what the future may hold for HR professionals.
40% of HR professionals stated that they are competing for job candidates with new types of work (i.e., gig, contingent, remote, etc.).
7 in 10 recent job seekers considered dropping out, or did drop out, of their most recent hiring experience.
78% of job seekers reported that communication and proactive updates are important in the background screening process.
A majority of candidates felt more confident about working with the organisation or pursuing the job based on their background screening experience.