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Prescreen candidates to unearth a treasure trove of valuable skills

With your extraordinarily busy schedule, you may think it will save time to forgo prescreening during the recruitment process. However, prescreening a candidate actually saves time in the end because it reduces the number of in-person candidate interviews you conduct. Prescreening a candidate is more than simply reading a r?sum? and setting up an interview. The process can take anywhere from three to six weeks and involves the following seven steps, according to John Dooney , human resources (HR) director and manager of strategic research at the Society for Human Resources Management in Alexandria, VA, and T. Hensley Williams, JD, coprincipal at The Williams Group in Des Moines, IA