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Applicant Screening: The First Step in Hiring the Best


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
Finding the right person for the job takes a lot of work, and much of this work is done prior to the actual interview. This course covers how create a job description, which will help you evaluate applicants' resumés effectively. You'll learn key techniques for screening resumés based on job requirements, as well as how to identify red flag issues in resumés and how to deal with them. These techniques will take you one step closer to hiring the best people.

Target Audience
Existing human resource professionals, managers, directors, executives, and business owners working in medium to large organizations, governmental agencies, or nonprofit organizations.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Applicant Screening: The First Step in Hiring the Best

  • identify the elements of an effective job analysis
  • identify the key components of a good job description
  • describe the process for screening resumes
  • recognize time-saving techniques for screening resumes
  • identify resume red flags
  • match resume red flags with the categories used to highlight them
  • use screening techniques to select applicants to interview
  • Course Number:
    ahr_01_a02_bs_enus