Employer Branding Talent Acquisition

Talent Communities vs. Career Websites: A Side by Side Comparison

In the war for talent, which will make more candidates apply – a career website or a talent community?

This infographic, from Ascendify, gives all the answers.


  • 10% of people apply via career sites compared to 90% who join talent communities.
  • Career websites are static, impersonal and complicated, whereas job communities are active, engaging and easy to join.
  • Career websites supply insufficient sourcing with a high turnover, whereas talent communities give quality, long term employee referrals.

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