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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...

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How Pre-Screening for Employment Works in Applicant Tracking Software

How Pre-Screening for Employment Works in Applicant Tracking Software

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Hiring talent can be difficult and tedious. After all, it was easy, then everybody would be doing it . . . and they would be doing it correctly. But of course, that is not the case.

And hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic, during these recessionary economic conditions, is even more difficult. That’s because, depending upon the industry in which you operate, you may receive a flood of resumes and applications from interested job seekers whose enthusiasm for your jobs are amplified by the fact that they currently do not have one.

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The Best ATS Providers Put the “Human” in HR Recruiting Software

The Best ATS Providers Put the “Human” in HR Recruiting Software

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There is no doubt that we live in the Digital Age. It’s all around us, everywhere, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only put more of an emphasis on technology.

This is especially the case in the professional world and the employment marketplace. We’re all social distancing, of course, and some of us work from home on a daily basis. This means plenty of online meetings instead of being face-to-face.

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Popular Interview Questions: Do They Actually Work?

Popular Interview Questions: Do They Actually Work?

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Throughout the years, several popular interview questions have surfaced as the “most common”, many of which are regularly used by companies and businesses to assess whether or not a candidate is right for the job.

It’s easy to default to these popular questions we’ve always used because they’ve been around for years, and they’re what everyone expects and for which they prepare.
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Passive Recruiting: 5 Questions You Should Ask

Passive Recruiting: 5 Questions You Should Ask

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It’s one of the oldest dilemmas in business: everyone worth hiring is already working for somebody else.

Consequently, to get at top-notch talent (even during a recession), you’re going to have to do more than throw up a banal job posting on the job boards. This is where passive recruiting comes into play.

Great talent isn’t just sitting around actively searching for new jobs. They’re too busy contributing to the goals of their current employer. To reach them, you have to entice their interest through channels where you know they can be reached. Not only that, but you must also have an efficient way to keep track of a large pool of candidates at different steps in the recruitment process in a single applicant management system or pipeline.
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How a Slow Recruitment and Hiring Process Can Hurt Your Organization

How a Slow Recruitment and Hiring Process Can Hurt Your Organization

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It’s never a good time to have a slow recruitment process and/or a slow hiring process as an employer or organization.

It’s bad during a candidate-driven market, like the one we were experiencing up until recently. And it’s bad during a down market, like the one we’re currently experiencing.

Speed is essential in the recruitment and hiring process . . . always. That’s because speed is how you