Is it acceptable to reject a candidate because of his or her appearance?
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.
Competition for IT talent may have companies overlooking important steps when it comes to candidate screening.
The recruiting and hiring process sometimes seems like it never ends. Even after you’ve found and hired a great candidate, there are still more steps to take. One step that some employers and recruiters opt to skip is the follow-up with candidates who were not selected. This can be uncomfortable and time-consuming and may not […]
The practice of screening applicants through the internet – particularly by using Google and social networking sites – is becoming more and more commonplace. But employers need to understand there are times when they just shouldn’t look.
Maybe you’ve started to notice it at local businesses you frequent. The cashier at the supermarket looks unkempt. The new receptionist at the salon has no customer service skills. You thank the waiter for bringing the check, but he doesn’t thank you.
Where should you focus your recruiting efforts if you want to find out more about a job candidate?
In yesterday’s Advisor, we gave some tips on how to get an interview started on the right foot and how to present the organization to the applicant during the interview. Today we’ll provide some more tips, this time focusing on the next parts of the interview: learning about the applicant and closing the interview.
Interviewing potential new employees can be exciting and overwhelming. It represents hope and opportunity, but there are also plenty of legal pitfalls to avoid, so it’s important to have a plan before you get started.
One of the toughest decisions an HR professional has to make is who to hire. You probably have at least one story of a candidate who aced the interview and had great credentials but bombed in whatever job he or she was hired to perform. Hiring decisions can be stressful not just from an economics […]
Are you hiring managers, when what you really want are leaders?