4 Reasons You're Frustrating Your Candidates: Mobile Job Searching

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It’s predicted that by 2017 97% of UK users will own a mobile phone. And in 2014, mobile internet usage is set to overtake desktop.So, if you haven't mobile optimised your recruitment process, you could be missing out on great quality candidates. Webrecruit looks at top frustrations candidates feel when mobile job searching.

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4 Reasons You're Frustrating Your Candidates: Mobile Job Searching

  1. 1. 4 Reasons Why You’re Frustrating your Candidates Mobile Job Hunting
  2. 2. It’s predicted that by 2017 97% of UK users will own a mobile phone (Source: Enhance Media)
  3. 3. …and in 2014, mobile internet usage is set to overtake desktop. (Source: Enhance Media)
  4. 4. So, how will this change in behaviour effect your recruitment? (And what’s happening already?)
  5. 5. (Source: LinkedIn) of active candidates have visited a company site to learn about careers on their mobile 72% of active candidates have applied for a job using a mobile device 45% of passive candidates have uploaded a CV to send or attach to a job application using a mobile device 21%
  6. 6. Before you embark on optimising your recruitment process, it’s important to understand the big frustrations jobseekers have – and how you can avoid them. We asked 1412 of our candidates about their experiences with mobile job hunting, and what frustrates them the most. Here’s what they said…
  7. 7. What frustrates you about searching and applying for jobs using your mobile?
  8. 8. 01 30% Non-mobile optimised sites
  9. 9. 02 34% Being unable to apply via a mobile device
  10. 10. 03 32% Poor site functionality
  11. 11. 04 39% Long/overly complex application processes
  12. 12. How can you make sure you’re not alienating your candidates and missing out on top talent? Contact us Webrecruit works with HR professionals and employers looking to transform their recruitment processes through technology. For more information on how to optimise your process, contact us today on 0845 034 9445 or email hello@webrecruit.co.uk

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