Fewer than 1% of job seekers are interested in careers at a dealership, meaning once you receive applicants for your open roles, you need to keep them engaged throughout the hiring process – or risk losing top talent to other job opportunities. Rather than waiting until a candidate signs an offer letter to kick off your employee engagement strategy, you should also have a candidate engagement strategy in place that begins as soon as an application is submitted.
If your dealership doesn’t continuously engage with candidates throughout the hiring process, their initial excitement about joining your team will fade and they’ll likely look elsewhere for their next career move. Below, we’ve pulled together several tips to improve overall candidate engagement. [Read more…]