WHAT’S IN THIS CHAPTER?
- Identifying and managing candidates and their multitude of related documents via the SharePoint 2010 document sets
- Arranging phone and face-to-face interviews with candidates and hiring managers
- Providing a scheduling mechanism that feeds into a dashboard
- Building an automated checklist to track important interviewing activities
The interview scheduling solution builds upon concepts from prior chapters, introduces and illustrates a few new technical tips, and provides the first detailed walk-through to create a dashboard.
WHAT IS THE INTERVIEW SCHEDULING PROCESS?
Even in these difficult economic times of high unemployment, companies still interview and hire new staff. Of course, companies might wait until the last possible moment to hire someone, meaning that existing full-time employees are often pushed to the breaking point, overworked, and spending more time than ever trying to get their job done. And even though generally fewer jobs are available, more people than ever apply for them, creating something of a perfect storm for HR departments and hiring managers alike. HR needs to schedule more candidates for fewer jobs and arrange for hiring manager calls and face-to-face meetings when the hiring managers have less time than ever.
The interview scheduling process kicks off after a job has been posted and the company has begun to receive inquiries for the open position. HR typically screens candidates against some kind ...