Human element 'essential' in hiring process, says study

Human element 'essential' in hiring process, says study

Do your candidates like you? Whilst it may seem like a an irrelevant factor, so long as you’re good at your job, a recent survey conducted by executive search company Korn Ferry found that 90% of candidates and 80% of recruiters say that it’s essential that both parties build up a rapport for the relationship to be fruitful.

This, according to the report, is because of the human interaction element of the process. Respondents confirmed that speaking face to face with a recruiter not only builds trust but raises the recruiter’s credibility in the eyes of the candidate.

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