Realistic Job Previews (RJPs) are a fantastic way to give candidates an overview of a “day in the life” of a particular role, or your organisation more widely.
A good realistic job preview should provide candidates with an accurate picture of the role, allowing them to decide whether or not the job is right for them.
Candidates with a clear understanding of your role are more engaged, more likely to complete the recruitment process and onboard successfully.
To get started, you could just use a short video. These can easily be added to your careers site and shared on social media. However, a Tazio realistic job preview is far more engaging and immersive.
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- Include 360 videos - allowing candidates to "look around"
- Interactive routing - lets candidates discover "relevant" information
- Dynamic content - display content based on candidate choices
- Capture candidate details - enabling you to follow up with candidates
- Display matching roles - encourage candidates to apply for suitable positions
- What's more, they are mobile friendly and accessibility compliant
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When To Use A Realistic Job Preview
When candidates are also your customers
A realistic job preview can filter unsuitable candidates, without alienating them as customers. When a person decides for themselves that a role is not right for them, there is no negative feeling towards the company.
One well known mobile phone provider found that over 25% of the candidates they rejected that where customers, then cancelled their phone contracts.
When you have a high attrition rate
This applies in particular when employees leave in the first 12 months. When candidates don't fully appreciate the true nature of a role they are likely to move on. A high attrition rate in the early months is a reliable indicator that candidates are applying for the wrong positions.
When you offer a broad range of roles
Many well-known companies attract applications from candidates simply because they want to work for that "brand". If you have a wide range of roles available, a realistic job preview enables you to guide a candidate towards the right role for them.