Candidate experience is the journey from job application to employment – the processes, procedures and the engagement and interest generated. In an age of increasing organisational transparency, this experience is becoming ever more critical. Creating great candidate experience is important for employer branding, company reputation and early employee engagement. This guide will help HR professionals, recruitment practitioners and hiring managers to understand, create and measure great candidate experience.
Tim is a UK HR professional and Chartered Fellow of the CIPD with over twenty years of generalist experience in roles across the private, public and voluntary sectors. Alongside his “day jobs”, he has co-written a number of books about HR and management, including the successful “Putting Social Media to Work” series. A self-confessed social media convert, Tim is active on Twitter (as @TimScottHR) and also writes for a number of publications and sites.
Gemma is an experienced HR Director, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, and a regular speaker and writer on a variety of HR topics including employee engagement, flexible working, wellbeing and social media. Gemma co-founded The Work Consultancy where she focuses on policy development, content creation, wellbeing and training. Prior to The Work Consultancy, Gemma held a variety of senior HR roles including leading significant organisational change projects and HR transformation. Gemma is a qualified mediator and coach.