LPHR Magazine (March 2013) - Page 75

A standard part of a typical interviewing process should include the completion of the company’s job application. HR Professionals are required to follow certain guidelines and regulations with applications. For example, what is asked, where it’s filed, for how long, etc. Items that are inspected on a job application can include the following: Application is complete in full. (No missing questions overlooked or left unanswered) Inspect criminal convictions/charges. If answered yes, note that the candidate has explained. If an organization conducts background checks and there is a background, it will come up. References have been provided with phone numbers or email addresses. A Pre-Employment Release form is completed & signed. Inspect if the candidate has ever worked for/applied for the organization prior. MARCH 2013 | LPRH.CO HUMAN RESOURCES | Interview Checklist