This report provides new insights into the type of information candidates look for and are armed with before they hit the “submit” button on their application. Never before have candidates been so well-informed so early on in the process. And it is not just about having a more detailed job description - candidates worldwide report a significant increase in the amount of information they have about compensation, benefits, company mission/vision and culture, corporate brand and corporate social responsibility. This report highlights what matters most to today’s candidates and suggests new strategies and tactics to effectively compete for in-demand talent in this new global marketplace.
Candidates with Information About Company Brand Pre-Application
In the five major talent markets, candidates report having access to almost double the amount of information about brand than the year prior.
Candidates with Compensation Range Information Pre-Application
44% of candidates globally have information about compensation prior to completing the application process. However, information levels ﬂuctuate by market.
Candidates with Information About Benefits Offered Pre-Application
Candidates across the globe expressed a desire to understand the benefits information offered by prospective employers.