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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.
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...
31 Jan 2020
TMP Worldwide took the coveted Work of the Year for its campaign for The AA.
24 Jan 2020
A senior NHS boss who gained his job by falsely stating he had a degree has received a suspended prison...
13 Dec 2019
The use of algorithms in “life-changing” decisions, such as recruitment, should be stopped immediately.
27 Sep 2019
Thousands of police officers and staff in England and Wales have not been properly vetted, a police watchdog has warned....
10 Sep 2019
Despite many employers making efforts to improve their candidate experience, some still fall short on the simplest aspects. Lee Biggins,...
30 Jul 2019
PROMOTED | Inclusion is a key issue for any recruitment professional, but how can you make sure your business is doing all it can to attract, and retain, a wide-range of talent?
28 Jun 2019
Half of UK organisations rely on instinct and gut feel when it comes to assessing skills despite need to analyse data.
24 Jun 2019
A police officer in Wiltshire Constabulary suffered from a degree of hearing loss but this did not affect her ability to do her job, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
30 Apr 2019
Introducing chatbots for recruitment has helped slash candidate drop-out rates and average time to hire at delivery firm Yodel. How has this been achieved?
29 Mar 2019
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Week, employers should be thinking about creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for neurodiverse...