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Why do Candidates decline your job offers?

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Recruiters and hiring managers are always looking for ‘the one’ – the star candidate that has the right skills and fits the culture of an organisation. They tick all the boxes: they’ve been screened, interviewed and tested. But do they want to work for you? If you’ve ever taken a candidate through the recruitment process only to have them decline an offer, you’ll know how frustrating and costly the process can be.

So what makes candidates reject you at the eleventh hour? To understand why it’s happening we’ve carried out research into offer to acceptance ratios over many years. Below is the most recent survey of Permanent & Contract Offers: April 2018 - March 2019. 

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Redline offer knowledge-led, tailor-made recruitment programmes to suit clients’ specific needs. We adopt a ‘partnership’ approach to ensure a detailed understanding of clients’ objectives and requirements. For more information regarding how we can help your business, please contact David Collins on 01582 878804 or email