You Snooze, You Lose Out on Great Applicants

There it sits, the last piece of chocolate cake.

It’s perfect and looks delicious, and it’s exactly what you need to finish off your lunch.

You have your eye on the prize as you stop to grab a glass of ice cold milk to wash it down with when all of the sudden your little brother darts out from the next room and snatches it up.  

Your anger explodes as you tell him you wanted that piece of cake and you were going to get it as soon as you pour your milk. He turns to face you with a mouth full of chocolate cake and snidely tells you “You snooze, you lose”.

The old adage is as applicable to your lost chocolate cake as it is to your job applicants if you’re hiring process takes too long.

That’s right, slow hiring process is not only costing you time and money, it's also probably costing you your ideal applicants.

In today’s video…

I’m going to walk you through five points where you can optimize the speed of your hiring process to make sure you’re not missing out on top applicants by taking too long.

  1. Know what kind of job seeker you’re looking for up front.

  2. Write job questions to find those specific job seeker.

  3. Optimize your thank you page to push the job seeker to the next step.

  4. Automate the next step so the job seeker has control of the process.

  5. Find a way to collect information beyond the resume.

Remember, the entire goal of this process is to engage the job seeker as a real human being as quickly as possible. The best approach to achieve this is to quickly and efficiently weed out the unqualified applicants so you can immediately engage your best candidates.

If you’re looking for more ways to optimize your hiring process take a look at the video below to learn how we help auto dealers save time and money by improving their hiring plans.


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Want more sales, better CSI scores and lower turnover? You need better people and you get better people through better hiring. Revamping your dealership’s hiring process may seem overwhelming, but don’t worry—we’re here to help. Learn who we are and what we do by watching this video and let us help you improve your dealership’s hiring process.

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