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Podcast: Preliminary Screening of Job Applicants in Five Steps
Laura Sachs Hills, M.A.
Often times medical practices can recive huge responses to a help-wanted ad. Here are strategies, presented in a podcast and excerpted from an article by Laura Sachs Hills. If you receive a gargantuan response to your next help-wanted ad, take heart. Having too many job applicants need not be a problem if you take a little time to do some preliminary screening. In this podcast, the author suggests a five-step screening technique that will help you identify the best applicants from a large pool. The podcast explains how to eliminate unsuitable candidates and offers practical guidelines for ranking qualified applicants. It also offers advice about verifying job eligibility and using tests in the application process. Finally, the Laura Sachs Hills offers seven specific characteristics to look for when conducting brief telephone screening interviews with job candidates.