Recruiting during a time of talent shortfalls can be daunting. During these times, it’s imperative to not be doing things that will scare off those who are interested; there are fewer applicants for any given job opening right now, so losing even a few can mean the difference between having a good pool to choose from and not finding a good fit.
There are actually a lot of recruiting practices that are quite common but nonetheless frustrating for applicants. Any one of these things could make an applicant have second thoughts. Take a look at this list and see if there are ways your organization could make the process more candidate friendly.