This piece discusses different strategies companies should implement in order to prioritize the wellbeing of job applicants during the recruitment process. It advocates for employers to create a recruitment process that prioritizes human relationships over a robotic recruitment technique, so as to maintain trust and cohesive relationships that will last for the duration of the application process. The article argues that a quality recruitment process should include clear communication, consideration of the candidate's current job search and life situation, and positive reinforcement. Additionally, it suggests making a point to acknowledge a candidate's efforts and respect their time when providing feedback or rejections. Taking steps to promote a culture of accountability and respect is essential to protect candidate wellbeing during the recruitment process.