HR Terms Glossary

What is Talent Intelligence

Talent intelligence relates to the process of gathering and analysing data about potential and current employees to make informed decisions about managing talent.  Employers use

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Culture Fit

What is Cultural Fit Cultural fit is an important consideration when screening candidates. Culture fit refers to how well the values, beliefs, and behaviours of a

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Background Checks

Background checks are quite a common practice when screening candidates for employment in the UK. Employers may conduct a variety of checks to ensure that

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Strengths Testing

Screening Candidates for Strengths Screening candidates for strengths prior to hiring them is a powerful technique that involves identifying and evaluating the skills, abilities and

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Medical Screening

Pre-employment medical screening is the process of evaluating the medical status of candidates as part of the hiring process. This type of screening is mainly

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Criminal Record Checks

Criminal record checks are often used when screening candidates for employment. These checks involve checking the candidate’s criminal record to see if they have any convictions

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Social Media Screening

Social media background screening is a process in which an employer checks a job candidate’s social media accounts and online presence when they are looking

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Screening Matrix

What is a Screening Matrix A candidate screening matrix is a tool that employers can use to assess candidates and figure out which ones are

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Skills Assessment Report

A candidate skills assessment report provides a summary of the level of ability a given candidate has for a set of skills. Skills assessments are designed to test

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Screening Consent

What is Pre-employment Screening Consent When a company is hiring a candidate in the UK, the candidate must provide consent before any screening happens. Pre-employment

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Pre-Employment Screening

What is Pre-Employment Candidate Screening? Pre-employment candidate screening is the process of reviewing candidates before deciding who to hire. This involves the following steps Pre-employment

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