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In this article we'll show you how you can integrate Solid to your recruitment processes.\n\nYou, as HR professionals, are exposed to a great amount of job applications. This means hundreds of CVs waiting to be carefully reviewed. After a pre-selection from the candidate pool, it gets even more complicated where you contact each pre-selected candidate for a telephone or face-to-face interview. As a result, you’re left with a big pile of CVs crowding up your workspace.\n\nWe’ve observed that the overall tendency of recruiters, is to take notes on the candidate’s printed CV during an interview. However, taking notes on the empty spaces of a candidate’s CV is not efficient. This causes loss of structure and inefficiency during the process of exchanging information with the candidate. Also, **these notes cannot be shared** in an instant with your collaborators (for example with a Sales Manager for whom you’re trying to recruit a Key Account Manager). \n\nDue to the fact that you can’t just pass on a scribbled CV to the person who'll hire the candidate, you write an extra report. You'll do that by trying to copy all the necessary information from the notes taken in a haste. And because it’s not a perfect world, you may not always write this report coming right out of an interview, while the information is still fresh. This will cause the loss of valuable information and insight on a candidate in the future.\n\n**So what if you can change your process for the better?**\n\nWe’ve prepared some essential guidelines for you to get the best out of recruitment via Solid.\n\n**Interviewing Candidates**\n\n**1) Schedule a meeting.** \n\nAfter you've confirmed the interview with the candidate, schedule a meeting just for yourself (and your collaborator) in Solid.\n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"danger\",\n  \"title\": \"Attention\",\n  \"body\": \"It's important to check that this event does not include the candidate's email address. so that s/he won’t  have access to your notes if  s/he uses Solid as well.\"\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/vJXcUYztSpquGEbMkCjr_scheduling%20meeting.png\",\n        \"scheduling meeting.png\",\n        \"1158\",\n        \"919\",\n        \"#044d6e\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Schedule your meeting by clicking on the \\\"Create a meeting\\\" button found at the top of your dashboard.\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n**2) Attach the candidate's CV.**\n\nThis is especially important to gather all candidate information in one place. Also your collaborators in the recruitment process will be able to access the candidate’s CV whenever they feel the need to. \n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/U9YNX2nARIlzndNJHMnX_CV%20attached.png\",\n        \"CV attached.png\",\n        \"1158\",\n        \"919\",\n        \"#04688f\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Click on the type picker and choose \\\"File\\\" in order to attach the candidate's CV from Google Drive or Dropbox.\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n**3) Write down all your questions beforehand.** \n\nCreate a template for all your questions and insight before an interview. Use this template for every other interview. Copy and paste your pre-defined questions to your next meeting. This will ensure that each candidate is **assessed in an equal way** for the job opportunity.\n\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/xYTLhkTQ6WY8EpnqyIfQ_questions%20to%20be%20asked.png\",\n        \"questions to be asked.png\",\n        \"1158\",\n        \"919\",\n        \"#04688f\",\n        \"\"\n      ]\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n**4) Take notes during the interview.** \n\nCover the essentials and take notes easily by simply filling out your already prepared template.\nSave time - As a result you’ll turn a **30 minute interview to a 3 minute summary** at the end.\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/z4cwz53cTn6WtpeGZqoL_notes%20taken.png\",\n        \"notes taken.png\",\n        \"1158\",\n        \"919\",\n        \"#04688f\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Take your notes on the go! Fill out your template during the interview.\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n**5) Send the “meeting summary” to your collaborators.** \n\nOnce you’re all set, share your candidate report easily with the people involved in the recruitment process. They’ll be able to access all the information on the candidate including the CV and the notes you’ve already taken during the interview. No more going back and forth to pass on information with your collaborators. It’s all centralised!\n[block:image]\n{\n  \"images\": [\n    {\n      \"image\": [\n        \"https://files.readme.io/Vom9DUTTKuqiEpIUZvk7_mail%20summary.png\",\n        \"mail summary.png\",\n        \"1158\",\n        \"919\",\n        \"#3a5479\",\n        \"\"\n      ],\n      \"caption\": \"Send your summaries by email to your collaborators concerned with the recruitment process.\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\nHR professionals state that Solid has greatly changed their daily routines, and it has become indispensable for the whole recruitment process. It may seem like a big step to convert from taking notes by hand on CVs. However, once you’ve implemented Solid into your daily workflow, you’ll gain much more in terms of time, communication and collaboration. \n\nSo go ahead, transform your work routines, centralise your operations and adapt Solid to your workflow!","excerpt":"Improve your HR processes with Solid. Be precise, stay organised, and save time in your workflow.","slug":"solid-for-hr","type":"basic","title":"Solid for HR"}

Solid for HR

Improve your HR processes with Solid. Be precise, stay organised, and save time in your workflow.

For you HR professionals, [Solid](https://getsolid.io) will prove to be an asset for your daily routine, especially for recruitment and employee evaluations. In this article we'll show you how you can integrate Solid to your recruitment processes. You, as HR professionals, are exposed to a great amount of job applications. This means hundreds of CVs waiting to be carefully reviewed. After a pre-selection from the candidate pool, it gets even more complicated where you contact each pre-selected candidate for a telephone or face-to-face interview. As a result, you’re left with a big pile of CVs crowding up your workspace. We’ve observed that the overall tendency of recruiters, is to take notes on the candidate’s printed CV during an interview. However, taking notes on the empty spaces of a candidate’s CV is not efficient. This causes loss of structure and inefficiency during the process of exchanging information with the candidate. Also, **these notes cannot be shared** in an instant with your collaborators (for example with a Sales Manager for whom you’re trying to recruit a Key Account Manager). Due to the fact that you can’t just pass on a scribbled CV to the person who'll hire the candidate, you write an extra report. You'll do that by trying to copy all the necessary information from the notes taken in a haste. And because it’s not a perfect world, you may not always write this report coming right out of an interview, while the information is still fresh. This will cause the loss of valuable information and insight on a candidate in the future. **So what if you can change your process for the better?** We’ve prepared some essential guidelines for you to get the best out of recruitment via Solid. **Interviewing Candidates** **1) Schedule a meeting.** After you've confirmed the interview with the candidate, schedule a meeting just for yourself (and your collaborator) in Solid. [block:callout] { "type": "danger", "title": "Attention", "body": "It's important to check that this event does not include the candidate's email address. so that s/he won’t have access to your notes if s/he uses Solid as well." } [/block] [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/vJXcUYztSpquGEbMkCjr_scheduling%20meeting.png", "scheduling meeting.png", "1158", "919", "#044d6e", "" ], "caption": "Schedule your meeting by clicking on the \"Create a meeting\" button found at the top of your dashboard." } ] } [/block] **2) Attach the candidate's CV.** This is especially important to gather all candidate information in one place. Also your collaborators in the recruitment process will be able to access the candidate’s CV whenever they feel the need to. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/U9YNX2nARIlzndNJHMnX_CV%20attached.png", "CV attached.png", "1158", "919", "#04688f", "" ], "caption": "Click on the type picker and choose \"File\" in order to attach the candidate's CV from Google Drive or Dropbox." } ] } [/block] **3) Write down all your questions beforehand.** Create a template for all your questions and insight before an interview. Use this template for every other interview. Copy and paste your pre-defined questions to your next meeting. This will ensure that each candidate is **assessed in an equal way** for the job opportunity. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/xYTLhkTQ6WY8EpnqyIfQ_questions%20to%20be%20asked.png", "questions to be asked.png", "1158", "919", "#04688f", "" ] } ] } [/block] **4) Take notes during the interview.** Cover the essentials and take notes easily by simply filling out your already prepared template. Save time - As a result you’ll turn a **30 minute interview to a 3 minute summary** at the end. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/z4cwz53cTn6WtpeGZqoL_notes%20taken.png", "notes taken.png", "1158", "919", "#04688f", "" ], "caption": "Take your notes on the go! Fill out your template during the interview." } ] } [/block] **5) Send the “meeting summary” to your collaborators.** Once you’re all set, share your candidate report easily with the people involved in the recruitment process. They’ll be able to access all the information on the candidate including the CV and the notes you’ve already taken during the interview. No more going back and forth to pass on information with your collaborators. It’s all centralised! [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/Vom9DUTTKuqiEpIUZvk7_mail%20summary.png", "mail summary.png", "1158", "919", "#3a5479", "" ], "caption": "Send your summaries by email to your collaborators concerned with the recruitment process." } ] } [/block] HR professionals state that Solid has greatly changed their daily routines, and it has become indispensable for the whole recruitment process. It may seem like a big step to convert from taking notes by hand on CVs. However, once you’ve implemented Solid into your daily workflow, you’ll gain much more in terms of time, communication and collaboration. So go ahead, transform your work routines, centralise your operations and adapt Solid to your workflow!