Amy's Blog (2)

Drowning in job applications...

How do you manage your (unqualified) job applicants in a time-effective, courteous manner?


In my current position there are just far too many applicants to be able to personally respond to each of them, even if it's just sending out template email. So many are unqualified or have limited work permit approval in the US.. so we don't want them all going into our ATS.


But as someone who's applied for a job and received no response, I know that…
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Added by Amy on November 2, 2010 at 12:04am — No Comments

I want to give candidates specific feedback... but...

Feedback is such a difficult task.

I would love to give exact feedback to every candidate, but unfortunately it seems like anything somewhat specific opens you up to discrimination lawsuits or candidate backlash. I try to be as specific as possible but ultimately it's my job to protect the company.

Candidates who were declined have a tendency to interpret feedback as unfair, "fixable" or something that is up for debate, irrelevant, or…

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Added by Amy on June 24, 2010 at 1:57pm — 6 Comments

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