CHAPTER3

Candidate Pipeline

The focus of this chapter is understanding your recruiting process and adapting it to suit your needs. The chapter shows you how to diagram, analyze, and optimize your recruiting system. With this high-level approach, you can improve the rate at which candidates flow through the system, increase the number of candidates you can handle simultaneously, reduce the number of process failures, and improve the customer experience. It identifies specific options and trade-offs for optimizing for different outcomes, such as hiring speed versus quality of hires.

Life Cycle and Pipeline

A life cycle is an individual candidate’s journey through your recruiting process, including all touch-points and major interactions. The ...

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