Silence is gold, and over the course of life in many situations a wise tool to apply.
On the other hand, in the recruitment cycle silence can turn into lost gold. (lost capital)
Not receiving a response is a massive backlash for a company’s overall culture.
A serious “No Go”
To not receive a response after you sent your application sends a message “we do not care”, It speaks volumes about a company’s values. If that is the demeanor of the “fast-paced work environment”, candidates will never forget it.
We all know how nerve-racking the job process can be, at times even the notorious roller coaster. Even more so employers have a responsibility to show respect and live up to the values they so earnestly look for in candidates when hiring.
We get it, it’s a huge effort to crunch massive amounts of data, but
if not treated with care, it can cost a company a whole lot of dry powder…
Building relationships is a crucial part of your cultural branding, you never know when you can revert back to the candidate with a job offer, therefore it is never too soon to have an introductory interview.
Plant the right seeds, nurture them, and keep your connections animated, and engaged, and you’ll always have potential leads for top candidates.