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What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

Did you know that the percentage of US employees testing positive for drugs has increased over the past 2 years? This includes an increase in usage across nearly all workforce categories and drug test specimen types, according to Quest Diagnostics. Drug screening is...

Human Element of Recruiting Cannot Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence

Human Element of Recruiting Cannot Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence

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 would effectively reduce the need for “turndown” or rejection letters, at least within the initial phase of the recruiting process. In an effort to decrease the high volume some recruiting teams deal with, A.I. tools handle...

Is Your Online Employment Application Applicant Friendly?

Is Your Online Employment Application Applicant Friendly?

You’re confident that you have a great company culture. Your current employees are happy and retention is at an all-time low. Why, then, are you struggling to get enough applicants to fill your open positions? More than likely, the problem is with your online application process. Imagine a candidate coming to your site ready to apply. They’ve already done their research, been on your social media sites, checked out Glassdoor reviews, and visited your website. After thirty minutes of trying to...

What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

Did you know that the percentage of US employees testing positive for drugs has increased over the past 2 years? This includes an increase in usage across nearly all workforce categories and drug test specimen types, according to Quest Diagnostics. Drug screening is an effective way to screen out applicants with drug abuse problems. Most private employers can decide whether to test for drug use at their own discretion. However, there are some exceptions. The federal government does regulate...

How to Improve Recruiting in Hospitality by Leveraging Technology