Explore the future of hiring and background screening according to HR professionals and job seekers.
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HR Professionals Get a Dose of Optimism
1,200 HR professionals and 3,700 recent job seekers shared their thoughts on the state of hiring, background screening, and the candidate experience. Our report explores what’s driving today’s trends, where opportunities exist, and what the future may hold for HR professionals.
- 40% of HR professionals stated that they are competing for job candidates with new types of work (i.e., gig, contingent, remote, etc.).
- 7 in 10 recent job seekers considered dropping out, or did drop out, of their most recent hiring experience.
- 78% of job seeker respondents reported that communication and proactive updates are important in the background screening process.
- A majority of candidates felt more confident about working with the organization or pursuing the job based on their background screening experience.
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About the Data
Sterling distributed and collected data from two separate surveys.
Both surveys were completed by global panels of respondents, representing 13 countries and more than 16 industries.
One survey was completed by 1,208 HR professionals involved in the hiring process.
The second survey was completed by 3,777 recent job seekers.