Most Employers Don't Bother To Respond To Job Applications, Survey Finds
Recent research by staffing industry consulting firm CareerXRoads found that even companies revered for their employee relations treated job candidates poorly. The firm conducted an experiment in which it created a resume for a fictional job seeker, "Charles Brown," and submitted it to open positions at every company on Fortune's 2012 list of the Best Companies to Work For. It found that only 28 percent of the companies even bothered to notify Brown that he didn't get the job. "That indicates that most companies still lack a basic understanding of how they should be managing candidates," the report said.
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