Should hiring managers give advice to unsuccessful job candidates? (Toughest HR Question)Middle approach is usually best optionBy Brian Kreissl06/16/2014|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/16/2014 Question: Our hiring managers are often asked by unsuccessful candidates to explain what they did wrong or what they could have done in order to land the job. What type of information should we be providing?Answer: Most of us have been jobseekers at one time or another. For that reason, we should have a certain degree of empathy for candidates who, for whatever reason, are having difficulty finding a job.It is particularly important to provide candidates with timely and honest feedback when they don’t quite measure up for some reason — especially when they have been through a lengthy selection process and had multiple interviews with several people in the organization. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.