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10 Unique Candidate Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

We know you’ve seen them, the 10,000 articles out there about interviewing. The “how to’s” the “do’s and don’ts” and, of course, the “best practice” ...
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Thinning the Herd: Optimizing the Phone Screen

For many ClearCompany clients, the hiring process consistently unfolds on a predictable path: a recruiter selects resumes; screens applicants via phone; schedules interviews; and extends offers.  A cursory Google search yields a plethora of results discussing how to craft the perfect resume. Similarly, dozens of hiring and recruiting blogs and websites (including ours) have tips and strategies to help applicants during an in-person interview. It might seem easy to short-change by screening candidates on the phone, but optimizing this process can yield high dividends toward upgrading your hiring process!
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Are the Signs All There? Know These Candidate Red Flags

Recruiters often have a tough task when finding the right candidate. Not only do they have to sift through candidates to find the ones they think will fit in with the company, but they need to establish how they sift according to skills, cultural fit and the hiring manager’s needs. In order to build the best possible team, you need to have better standards. And if you’re looking for ways to make sure a candidate just won’t cut it, you’ve come to the right place. 
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How to Save More Time Screening Candidates

  Interviewing candidates is time consuming. It’s exhausting. It’s expensive. How can you shorten the interview process without sacrificing great clients? You screen the talent pool first. The ATS filters candidates that don’t meet the minimum requirements, but what happens after that is normally left up to the recruiters to determine which of the qualified candidates they’ve been given to truly merit an interview. The solution to an easier, faster, more effective screening process is through video. Candidates are able to record the questions at their leisure, you’re able to review them when you have time, and best of all, it’s standardized.
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5 Best Screening Questions to Ask Candidates

Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round. If you’ve already adopted video interviewing into your candidate screening process, congrats! If not, make sure to check out our offer for 2 months free of video interviewing. Either way, here are some of the best questions to ask:
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Background Checks: What You Need To Know Before You Hire

Just how honest are your job applicants? While using a goal-based approach is a smart way to find better candidates, not everyone in your talent pipeline is going to report their work history with 100 percent accuracy.
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