The Talent Acquisition Leader's Guide to the New Candidate Journey


To some degree, today's candidates are always on the lookout for a new job.

As opposed to a decade ago when job boards were the primary source for applicants, now job seekers start their search on Google and social media, and career sites are the top source of hire. This is the foundation of the new candidate journey.

Creating the right strategy and equipping recruiters with the best tools to identify, engage, and attract talent in today’s mobile-first, digital age requires having an understanding of the new candidate journey in its current state—and where it’s heading.

This guide provides a run-down of the new candidate journey for talent acquisition leadership. It explores:

  • Changing Tech and the Impact On Job Seeking
  • Understanding the New Candidate Journey Touch Points
  • A Strategic Outlook On Modern Recruiting