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HR Webinar: Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda – Taking the Guess Work out of the Selection Process

Aired live on Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Discussion of the additional value Talent Acquisition professionals can derive from appropriate pre-employment and pre-placement assessments. Discussion looks at the impact each additional stage of due diligence will provide in the selection process: experience & resume review, back check and verification, reference checking, behavioral assessment, interview, and guided interview

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What you will learn

  • TThe positive impact a structured and consistent sourcing and selection process will bring to the talent acquisition function (The cost of a bad hire and Hiring Metrics and ROI)
  • Steps in the process of vetting candidates for the position
  • The role, use and cautions for pre-employment / pre-placement assessments play
  • Skills testing, job modeling and other options
  • Selecting the appropriate tools based on the need of the position
  • Legal Compliance issues

Get to know the speaker

Thomas Johnson

Thomas C. Johnson is an experienced HR consultant who has lead and served in a variety of HR organizations where his experience, knowledge, and vision have been recognized for solving business problems, designing effect HR processes and leading and directing highly effective teams.

As the leader of A.O. Consultants, Tom recognized that the standard vetting of candidates could not get to the core insights required for confident people decisions. He has partnered with industry leaders in the assessment arena to provide his clients with state-of-the-art assessment tools.
Tom is a skilled facilitator, technology advocate and talented problem solver dedicated to getting the “right people in the right seat on the right bus”.

Tom holds a BS, MA, and SPHR and has served in a number of large public and private organizations such as Tyson Foods (formerly IBP Inc.), Marathon Ashland Petroleum, Western and Southern Financial Group and dunnhumby, Inc.

His passion for connecting people and technology goes beyond the theoretical to practical applications and successful outcomes

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