In theory, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) gives companies the ability to pass human recruiting tasks on to automated tools. Not only does this delegate the prescreening process to a robot, it can also prevent would-be candidates from even becoming applicants. This...
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Internal Screening: Part Three of a Five-Part Recruiting Series
This is part three of our five-part series about effective recruiting in a candidate driven market.
By: Edna Nakamoto and Jessica Barrett
In part two of our five-part series on recruiting, we took a look at resources, strategies and processes. We’ve already briefly touched on the topic of internal screening, but today, we’re going to further unpack this important topic.
All too often, as soon as an employee gives notice that they are leaving, organizations quickly post the open role to fill the vacancy as soon as possible. It’s a natural reaction as losing someone means lost productivity, lost revenue, and a heavier workload for their colleagues. However, taking a step back and examining your current talent pool may prove to be the best first option.
Importance of Internal Screening
Rather than immediately looking externally to find your next new hire, first, start with your existing talent pool. There are several reasons you’ll want to begin from within.
Retention – Most companies sell advancement opportunities while they’re recruiting new talent. If you really intend to offer that, you need to follow