With such a shortage of candidates in the job market your application and hiring process (aka ‘Candidate Experience’) had better be a good one. You just can’t afford to annoy applicants anymore. So this recent study may give you some ideas on how to improve it. CareerBuilder’s 2017 Candidate Experience study, conducted by Inavero between March 7, 2017 and March 14, 2017, included 4,512 workers ages 18 and over, and 1,500 hiring decision makers. View full results and the executive summary here.