Hiring is a minefield, with hidden and not-so-hidden problem, obstacles, issues and objections scattered between here to the acceptance.

As a recruiter or recruiting leader, you are tasked with shepherding the candidate through that minefield as best you can. No one will blame you for the occasional lost candidate, the one who bolted last minute. But these days, it might feel like you have more rejections than successes, and a quick review of the data would confirm it.

Obviously, as the demand for talent grows, we can say candidates are more picky, but that’s not really what’s going on. The reality is that you are applying 20th century thinking to 21st century hiring.

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