One of the reasons it’s a job-seekers market because candidates today want more from their employers. They want a good work-life balance and want to be valued as a contributor to the success of their company. We live in an instant gratification world. Anything and everything we could ever want is at our fingertips, from the food we eat to the movies we watch. Even just waiting a week for delivery seems like an eternity when consumers are accustomed to things like Prime shipping. So why do companies treat the job process differently? Are job seekers inherently more patient than society as a whole?