ManpowerGroup Solutions

Thought Leadership

Making the Connection

Best Practices in Candidate Experience

ManpowerGroup Solutions’ Candidate Preferences Survey revealed that one in three prospective employees wants organizations to provide more information about specific jobs and have more frequent interactions during the hiring process. Motivators such as type of work, brand reputation, opportunities for advancement and schedule flexibility are rising to the top alongside compensation and benefits as reasons to sign on with an employer. Companies that are not providing information and personally connecting with candidates are at a disadvantage versus organizations that are making these tactics standard operating procedure.


The survey data revealed the importance of accurate and expansive information about both the employer value proposition1 and the position itself. Yet filling the information gap is only half the challenge; making honest and respectful connections with candidates can help employers recruit and retain the best and brightest in today’s competitive marketplace.


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