What’s One Thing You Must Screen Applicants For?

The answer is simple: work ethic. Focusing your screening and interviewing efforts on determining each applicant’s work ethic is the single best thing you can do to hire people who: Need less supervision. Are team players. Are more productive. Will have a longer tenure with your organization. Fali Huang and Peter Cappellie, in “Applicant Screening […]

Should you Google your top job candidates?

Using Linkedin and Google to Screen Job Candidates SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) recently released a survey that shows that a small number of organizations use search engine results and social networking websites to screen candidates. SHRM’s Social Networking and Online Searches for Screening Job Candidates provides some interesting statistics: Only 26% of organizations […]