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A necessary but unfortunate requirement in advertising a new vacancy in your organisation is informing the unsuccessful applicants of the outcome.
All too often candidates complain that they never heard back about their application. In the current employment market there can be a significant number of people to correspond with and it is essential that you manage this well for a number of reasons:
You can respond to candidates by email, phone or letter. Here are a few guidelines to follow:
Giving candidates the news about their application doesn't have to be a long, arduous process. A good Applicant Management System will have some great communication tools attached. You can draft an email, and have it sent to all the appropriate candidates in a few clicks.
Look after your Recruitment brand, and leave applicants with a good feeling about your organisation, no matter what the outcome is.