Singapore: Job Seekers Annoyed by Slow Feedback

Singapore employers may be alienating successful job candidates with slow feedback as according to sources, 49% are inclined to withdraw from the recruitment process if the feedback is slow.

Recruitment firm Robert Half have stated that in Singapore, 47% of jobseekers are frustrated when the feedback is slow within the recruitment process making it their top frustration when going through the process.

Matthieu Imbert-Bouchard, Robert Half Singapore’s managing director has stated that companies should avoid alienating such applicants with slow feedback and draw-out interview processes if they want to source the best candidate for the job.

The other two top frustrations stand to be delayed decision-making and poor communication as cited by 44% of the respondents.

42% of professional jobseekers usually apply for 10 roles or more at the one time however 98% of CFOs state that it is difficult to find skilled talent as they need to be proactive in order to avoid the risk of losing talent.