The best candidate screening processes not only identify the people with the right skills for the role but those who share your company culture and values.
Candidate screening can be intensive and time-consuming, so it’s important to harness the right processes to find the very best candidates for the role. The most effective screening processes seek
Learn to Recognise Informed Applications
Not all application forms
Ask the Right Questions
You are likely to have limited time with a candidate before you move to a
Do They Understand the Role?
The most switched-on candidates have done their research. They have a good grasp of the role and the skills they need to succeed. They can identify skills they may not have and outline their plans to improve.
Are They Aligned with Your Mission?
Informed candidates have done their research before they fill in their application form. Can candidates outline your values and mission and describe how their skills align to it?
Will They Be a Great Fit for Your Culture?
Questions about work style and career aspirations can help you get a good understanding of a candidate’s cultural comfort zone and identify those who are likely to be a match over the long-term.
Where Do They Go From Here?
Informed candidates are thinking beyond the right now. They should have a working knowledge of the market and
What Questions Do They Ask You?
You can tell a lot about a candidate from the questions they ask. Do they ask specific questions about the role and the organisation? Are they interested in the company’s social presence and recent product developments? A genuine interest is the mark of an informed candidate.
The right screening process can transform the way you connect with candidates and help you