Some of the largest companies in the United States and other parts of the world have an unattractive recruitment process that is hard to describe. Potential job seekers keep on applying for open jobs through the companies’ recruitment portal without getting a single reply. Some people are already getting frustrated. However, there are some companies in the industry that have a good reputation owing to their excellent recruitment process.
Southwest Airlines has proved to be one of the leading entity in providing employment opportunities by employing more than 4,000 employees this year. Surprisingly, more than 90 percent of these employees work on a full-time basis. Candidates working in this air travel organization said they would apply again and they would also encourage individuals to apply for open vacancies in the company.
The talent acquisition and employee development manager highlights that this organization leverages on available technology to provide quality recruitment experience to the job applicants. However, this is not done at the expense of human interaction, which is an essential factor when acquiring new talents. Therefore, besides phone interviews and emails, the company also provides in-person interviews to more than 200,000 job applicants annually.
This is one of the leading tech companies around the world that is known for its transparent and personablerecruitment process. Lori Goler, who is the Head of People, highlights that Facebook does not prejudice its job applicants but focuses on harnessing their strengths so that they can achieve their potential. The company focuses on an individual’s strength and provides them with the necessary platform to sharpen their strengths.
The aerospace engineering company has more than 80% rating on the companies with the best recruitment and interview process. One of the standout aspects of this company is that it provides the necessary costs to cover for travel and accommodation during the interview process. It also allows prospective employees to interact with other workers so that they can learn more about the company.
Appearing in this list as a company with the shortest interview process, Lockheed Martin screens a prospective employee within four minutes. The company has also overhauled its online application procedure and made it more customizable with the aim of attracting more talents to the company.