Screening Candidates


What are Pre-Employment Tests and What Do You Need to Know?

Recruiting is difficult. While hiring businesses now have more access to quality candidates than ever before, this also usually means that unqualified or under-qualified candidates can easily apply for positions. The result is hundreds of applications being sent to almost any position posted and leaves hiring managers drowning in too many applicants to find someone


How to Hire a Writer in 2021

We’ve talked in the past about how to hire developers and digital marketers, so we’re taking a different approach in this post to talk about how to hire a writer in 2021. Hiring writers isn’t as clear-cut as you might think, and if you’ve never done it (or if it’s been a while), you may


Must-Have Skills for an eCommerce Manager

The projected demand for eCommerce managers is expected to be faster than average over the next 10 years. Not only does this mean there is a market for eCommerce manager candidates, but you may soon find yourself needing one for your business. As the ecommerce  market continues to grow, there is more labor involved in


6 Skills of a Good Employee (& How to Test Them)

There’s a lot more to a great worker than the skills needed to do the job. Here are some of the most important skills of a good employee outside of their job description.


How to Hire a Freelancer in 6 Steps

There are plenty of guides online on how to become a freelancer, but not as many on how to hire a freelancer. The internet is a vast place and finding the right person to do a job for you can be quite challenging. Here are some of my top tips on how to hire a


5 Steps to an Effective Remote Employee Selection Process

With more companies and employees going remote, there’s a new challenge for modern businesses – hiring remote workers. Here’s a simple 5-step process to establish a great employee selection process.


Candidate Experience: the Ultimate Guide

The job market is getting hungrier for new talent and the focus is shifting from employers to candidates. As a result, it’s becoming increasingly important to concentrate on candidate experience in the hiring process. The employers know it – 82% of them say that the candidate experience is extremely important to them. On the flip


The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Screening in the Hiring Process

Social media screening is no longer a taboo and has long become a standard part of the screening process when hiring new employees.


How to Assess Attention to Detail in Job Applicants

Why is attention to detail so important and does it really matter all that much in your new hires?


Don’t Overcomplicate Hiring! A Simple 5-step Screening Process You Need for Hiring Talent

Here’s a really simple candidate screening process for hiring that will make screening super simple, no matter the role or industry you’re hiring for.


10 Methods for Screening Candidates – Which Is The Most Efficient?

Screening candidates and finding all-star performers can be rather daunting. Here are some of the most common methods for screening candidates, some tips to on how to get them right, as well as their pros and cons.


How We’re Hiring Without Reading a Single CV

This is a simple story of how we made hiring easy using Hundred5.   We killed the CV as a hiring tool in 2013 because after spending a ridiculous amount of time sifting through piles of résumés, we regularly ended up with a lot of hard to compare CVS and no way to make well-reasoned decisions.