Why Rejected Internal Candidates End Up Quitting

Why Rejected Internal Candidates End Up Quitting

Recruitment
Internal job applicants who are rejected end up quitting. Applicants are nearly two times as likely to leave their organisations compared to those who were either hired for an internal job or had not applied for a new job at all. So why is this? There is no better sigh of relief when hiring manager’s see the resume of an outstanding internal candidate land on their desk as they can fill the job immediately. The reason for this, current employees know the organisation, they require less coddling to get up to speed. There is no extra cost of external recruitment, making it cost-effective.  It also promotes to other internal employees that they have the opportunity to develop within the organisation, making employees stay long term. Manager's can expect to receive an…
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Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Recruitment
We try to be as objective as we possibly can when making those important decisions, especially when these relate to work. But we are human, we are all subject to unconscious bias in one way or another, but the more we are aware of this, the more we can potentially mitigate it. What is Unconscious Bias? Influences such as our background, our experiences and even environmental conditions can all play a part in our choices, whether we realise it or not. Most of the time, this is not a major issue, but we display unconscious bias when we begin to favour or discriminate against people because of these influences, without even realising it. Unconscious bias can have a huge impact on people-related decisions at work, especially when it comes to…
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