iCIMS 2023 Talent Experience Report

What talent expects from the hiring process and how employers have pivoted to meet those needs.

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What talent (actually) wants

Turns out, job seekers expect a hiring experience that mirrors the way they shop for clothes or order dinner: quick, personalized and right from their phones.

Don’t keep them waiting


of respondents would be less likely to be a consumer of a brand if they had a bad experience applying or interviewing for a job.

Text or email, please


of respondents expect the job application process to take three weeks or less.

Call them out


of respondents said that texting was their preferred form of communication.

A clear path to promotion


of respondents said that career advancement is important in their next job opportunity.