The screening process is a section of the recruitment process. This is the part where you analyze candidates and their applications to decide who the suitable applicants for the role are. Criteria used in the screening process may include qualifications, experience, and skills.
The screening process usually involves reading the CVs and cover letters of applicants to determine whether they meet the most basic required criteria. Then, it may include pre-hire assessments, interviews, reference checking, and screening questions.
Often, a scoring method is applied to the screening process. This makes it easier to compare candidates each other on different abilities and skills.