The Top Hiring Problems You Need to Solve This Year [Infographic]

As technologies advance and job seekers become increasingly tech-savvy, companies will have to step up their hiring game in order to beat out the competition for top talent.

The infographic below, compiled by Spark Hire, a video interview solution connecting hiring professionals and job candidates, offers a number of innovative solutions to common problems HR professionals face at each stage of the hiring process, from sourcing candidates to making the final offer.

Some highlights include:

  • 46% of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier
  • Only 20% of job seekers much prefer phone interviews
  • 83% of talent say a negative interviewing experience can change their mind about a position or company
  • 38% of employers say it takes more than three days after the final interview to extend an offer to a candidate

Check out the full infographic below to see where your hiring process might be lacking and how to best fix it.



What are some other outdated aspects of traditional hiring processes? How can they be updated to keep up with the modern job seeker? Comment below!

Author: Heather Huhman

Waldorf, Md.-based Heather R. Huhman is a career expert, experienced hiring manager and president of Come Recommended, a content-marketing and digital-PR consultancy for job-search and human-resources technologies. She is the author of Lies, Damned Lies & Internships and #ENTRYLEVELtweet: Taking Your Career from Classroom to Cubicle.

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