Category: Screening, Assessment, Interviewing

Once candidates are found, a variety of measures may help employers choose the final candidate. This may involve interviews, tests, assessment centers, or other means of evaluation.

Fatal Injuries on the Job

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its latest annual report on occupational injuries, which serves, among other things, to alert companies to the hazards of certain jobs.

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Keep Unqualified Candidates Out of the Hiring Process

In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about the pitfalls of having too many unqualified applicants for a job—it costs (wastes) time and money to assess all of these applications. We started to give some tips on reducing the number of unqualified applicants, as well as a couple of ideas to speed up the screening process. Let’s […]

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Reducing Unqualified Applicants

With unemployment continuing to sit under 5%, some may find it a luxury to have too many applicants for each job posting. But just because there are ample applicants does not necessarily mean there are a lot of people who are actually well qualified for the job. Yet those involved in the hiring process still […]

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Exercise Caution When Hiring Teams

In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed the idea of hiring entire teams instead of individuals. We outlined some of the possible benefits of doing so including increased likelihood of collaboration and less time to full productivity. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the potential drawbacks of this hiring method.

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