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Weeding Out the Bad Candidates: Best Practices for Resume Review and Pre-Screening

Save time and money with these effective prescreening tips and tricks.

Many human resource professionals are under intense pressure to perform their jobs without adequate training, especially in the sales arena called recruiting or talent acquisition. This topic will supply human resource professionals with the training required to create a solid foundation for their talent acquisition process. Using this process of sourcing and pre-screening, the company will be able to recruit and select top candidates. The selection of better and more engaged employees leads to greater profitability, fewer human resource challenges, and greater retention. This information is critical for employers and leaders who recognize the need to attract, identify and deliver better qualified candidates to grow their business.

Runtime: 88 minutes
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Agenda

Effective Job Description: Foundation to Sourcing, Interviewing, Selection and Retention

  • What Are Day to Day Duties/Expectations? Monthly?
  • Are There Strategic Responsibilities?
  • What Are the Three Month, Six Month, Nine Month, and 12 Month Goals?
  • Combination of Elements Gives a Crystal Clear View of Required Skills for Selection of Best Qualified Candidate

Creative Sourcing for Resumes

  • Now That You Have a Base of Resumes, How Best to Screen?
  • First Two to 12 Second Screening Scan - Goal - Screen in/out Obvious Candidates
  • Second 30 Second Scan - Goal - Screen in/out First Level of Potential Candidates Left
  • Interview Scan for Candidates Selected for Pre-Screen

Effective Pre-Screening Interview Creation

  • Develop the Pre-Screening Interview
  • Sample Questions - Develop Questions Based on Job Description/Resume

Pre-Screening Interview

  • Questions You Should Ask to Gauge Interest and Knowledge of the Company
  • Discuss Company, Position, Hiring Manager - Sell Them on the Opportunity
  • Ask for Clarification - (Follow up Questions Are the Best Information Gatherers)
  • Then Ask How They Feel About the Opportunity Since We've Had Our Discussion
  • Like the Candidate? Now You Are Ready for the Next Step - the Onsite Interview
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This course was last revised on July 23, 2018.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Bill Humbert

Bill Humbert

RecruiterGuy.com

  • Founder and CEO of https://recruiterguy.com/
  • Worked from home since 1990, #WFHTips
  • Certified Virtual Presenter by eSpeakers.com
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of talent attraction
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on talent attraction, proper goal setting, working from home, and finding a job
  • Sought after conference Speaker
  • Author of “Employee 5.0: Secrets Of A Successful Job Search in the New World Order” and “RecruiterGuy’s Guide To Finding a Job,” and currently preparing “Expect Success: The Art of The Over 50 Job Search” for publication
  • Sought after television guest with 108 television appearances, popular podcast, and radio guest
  • B.A. degree in English, Assumption University, Worcester, MA
  • Can be contacted at 435-714-4425, [email protected], https://twitter.com/RecruiterGuy81, or https://www.linkedin.com/in/recruiterguy/, https://RecruiterGuy.com
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Product ID: 404372
Published 2018
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