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Pre-employment screening is an important part of the recruitment process for many employers.
It generally refers to any vetting procedure or practice relating to candidate selection, including drawing up job descriptions and application forms, checking references and candidates’ backgrounds for discrepancies, interviewing, and verifying candidates’ details.
2 Mar 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed how we hire people, including how and when we interview and communicate with candidates.
18 Feb 2021
The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising –...
29 Dec 2020
Background screening is an area ripe for automation and technological innovation. Conal Thompson looks at some of the emerging trends...
26 Oct 2020
We continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards 2020 by taking a closer look at the organisations shortlisted for...
16 Sep 2020
Changes announced to make it easier for ex-offenders to find employment...
14 Sep 2020
With so little recruitment this year, organisations with vacancies report being inundated with applications for the limited roles they have...
21 Aug 2020
Talent risks being wasted through poor decision-making that is based on uninformed, inconsistent and biased information, writes Roger Philby.
2 Jul 2020
For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...
30 Apr 2020
The government has said it is on track to meet its target of 6,000 additional police officers in England and...
3 Apr 2020
With so much focus on furlough and emergency support for struggling employers during the coronavirus crisis, what about those organisations...
16 Mar 2020
The number of companies using video interviews to hire staff spiked by 67% in the past four weeks due to...
3 Mar 2020
When it comes to the upcoming changes to IR35 legislation, worker status should not be the only thing on employers’ minds.
25 Feb 2020
More UK aid agencies are being encouraged to join a data-sharing scheme which helps stop perpetrators of sexual abuse from...
6 Feb 2020
With research suggesting skills shortages in some sectors are at their highest level since 2008, an increasing number of employers...