Awesome Candidate Experience Design

I wrote this article as part of my work with Handpicked Society. Handpicked Society is a collective of change experts and industry leaders, who come together into handpicked teams to solve business problems. You can find out more about them here.


The war for talent, far from being over, is fiercer than ever. With unemployment at a four-decade low, and advertised role vacancies increasing, talented candidates can afford to be choosy. Given the reliance on talent for their success, it’s no wonder that many organisations are now choosing to compete for their talent just as hard as they compete for their customers.

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Sorry, Not Sorry

How many times a day do you say sorry?

Whilst the exact number might not instantly spring to your mind, thankfully someone else has done some research for us. A 2011 survey of over 1,000 Brits found that many of us say ‘sorry’ up to 8 times a day, which equates to 2,920 times a year and 233,600 times in the average lifetime. 12% of those surveyed said the s-word more than 20 times a day.

That’s a whole lot of sorry. Continue reading “Sorry, Not Sorry”