Does the Interview Experience Matter?

Ask hiring managers what qualifies candidates for an open position, and most will give you two answers: the candidate’s fit with the role, and his or her performance during an interview. But what do the talented candidates sitting on the other side of the table say?

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More than 8 in 10 active job seekers (83%) believe the experience they have when interviewing for a job “matters a lot” in their decision about where to work. That experience is a significant part of the overall candidate experience, which starts before a candidate even applies and extends all the way to a job offer.