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Recruitment Risk Index: Canadian Industry Perspective

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The Recruitment Risk Index: Canadian Industry Perspective surveys 1000+ job-seeking Canadians and 100 HR professionals to explore the dynamic between job-seekers and the recruitment/HR industry within the context of applying for jobs and using reference checks as a critical background checking tool. 

The surveys revealed that:  

  • 33% of job seekers reported to walking away from an opportunity due to recruitment delays
  • 34% of HR professionals admitted their organisation does not reference consistently
  • 68% of Canadian HR professionals believe they have been lied to during phone references

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