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Screening and shortlisting candidates effectively using technology

Identifying the right talent is a critical first step in ensuring that the company’s business objectives are realized. And for doing so, recruitment professionals need to pay attention to few different steps in the process. According to a study, an average CV spends 23% of its lifecycle time in HR Screening (9.18 days) while top candidates do not stay on the job market for more than 10-12 days.

This webinar will delve into the question ‘how to ensure that the screening and shortlisting process is effective?’ and ‘how to use technology in the process to ease the recruiters’ burden of manual screening of resumes?’. Listen to experts in the field as they delve into details about how technology can help recruiters with screening candidates better, with automation and data science.

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The Startup That Will Vet You for Your Next Job

IF YOU’VE EVER applied for a job, chances are someone has run a criminal background check on you. But what exactly does that mean?

“There’s often a misconception that you can order a one-stop shop of information on a person, but that doesn’t exist,” says Melissa Sorenson, the executive director of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.

Instead, a background check typically involves pulling records from multiple places, such as state and county courts. In many cases, these records can be checked online, but some counties haven’t digitized their records or made them available online, meaning a person needs to visit a government office to search the records.

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Background Check Expert Speaks at SHRM Talent Conference about Proper

A background check expert speaking at the 2018 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference & Exposition warned using social media to screen job applicants can lead to “a world of privacy and discrimination problems,” according to an article written by SHRM Online Manager/Editor Roy Mauer.

“Screening social media allows employers to look inside a person’s head to see who a candidate really is,” explained Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR). “But if you use it incorrectly, there’s a world of privacy and discrimination problems that could arise.”

Rosen presented a session entitled “Social Media Background Screening. Is it Right for My Company?” d

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