Too Many Applications? 4 Easy Ways to Weed out Time Wasters
The hiring process is usually time-consuming, searching through a large pool of applications for the right candidate can also be nerve wrecking. It is even worse when you have to sift through thousands of junk CVs that does not in any way meet the requirements for the positions you are looking to fill.
Looking for ways to make the selection process easier for you?
Here are 4 ways you can screen potential candidates without having to go through so much stress:
Use Software Applications
Thankfully, technology has really made things very easy. Software applications like Applicant Tracking System (ATS) makes the recruitment process stress free. It can filter applications automatically based on given criteria such as keywords, skills, previous employers, and even years of experience. The ATS can be implemented or accessed online. All you have to do is to integrate the key details you need the ATs to track on candidates CV.
Work With a Checklist
Make a list of things to look out for in a candidate’s CV and make sure the information is relevant to the job ad. This list will make it easier for you to screen CVs accordingly.
Use Online Assessments
One popular way of screening candidates is to test their skills early in the application process. For positions that require specialized skills, you can use online tests to assess an applicant’s skills and qualifications. This will reduce the time it will take to go through many CVs to find necessary skills.
Use Effective Platforms for Recruitment
There are recruitment platforms and agencies that specialize in headhunting and recruitment. For example CareerHubAfrica. The job of these people is to take care of the screening process and deliver a finished product to your door step. All they need is your job description and requirements. This will save you time and the hassle of sifting through many CVs just to find the right candidate.
To use CareerHubAfrica for recruitment purposes, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08187951972.