Concurrent Session
What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You: How Better Applicant Screening Can Speed Up Hiring and Increase Retention
Roman Ballroom 1-2
In-Person and Virtual Monday 04/15/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Organization (Technical), People (Technical), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
You will understand how HR can help reduce an organization's risk by using evidence-based decisions to help hire the right candidates, while still increasing speed to hire in a competitive talent market. 

Identifying the best possible candidates for your open positions can be time consuming and expensive, and you may miss out on the perfect person if your process takes too long. How can employers best balance important pre-employment screening with speed to hire? In this data-driven session, learn 5 proven strategies to help streamline your background screening process to hire faster, increase retention rates, and help reduce your organization's risk.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the ways candidates might falsify information on their application, and how that may put your organization at risk.
  • Understand why what the applicant may be omitting may be just as important as what they are listing.
  • Explore how pre-employment screening affects retention by helping identify the right fit before Day 1.
  • Uncover what may be slowing down your hiring process and learn ways to help accelerate your hiring timeline.
  • Learn how effective screening can speed up time to hire in a competitive talent market, helping you realize potential higher retention rates, less turnover, and reduced hiring costs.
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Derek Jones, Vice President of Product Management,
Equifax Workforce Solutions