One of the most common questions our clients ask us is, “How do I know which screening services to choose?” Employers want to make informed hiring decisions and mitigate their hiring risks without over- or under-doing it. When it comes to employment screening, it’s important to match the “check” to the job/role you’re hiring for…. Read more »
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Employment screening is a simple concept. The idea is to check the background of the candidates you are interested in hiring before a final hiring decision is made. Screening is typically performed late in the hiring process, applicable to candidates who have met other hiring criteria and are in the final running for a position…. Read more »
The fact that your organization performs background checks on employees isn’t (and shouldn’t be) a secret. Beyond being a tool you use to evaluate employees and applicants, it’s also a visible way for others to evaluate your organization for their own purposes. For a variety of good reasons, you need to be sure your employment screening process is well-designed, effective, and fair.
Organizations consist of a set of interlocking roles arranged to achieve the goals of the business. A large proportion of the total risk in a modern organization is found in these roles that make it work. As workers become more independent and inter-dependent, they create new sources of risk in access to resources, networks, and… Read more »
If you’re like most employers today, you already use background checks to help make employment-related decisions. But just in case you think you’re immune to hiring bad employees, we offer some compelling reasons to set up a background screening program. And, by the way, even if you do have a program in place, these reasons… Read more »
We know that employers use background screening to mitigate risks, make better employment decisions, and enhance the safety and productivity of their workforces. But we also know that employment screening isn’t a panacea for bringing in only the most “perfect” people. In fact, there’s a fair amount of controversy over the whole process. Much of… Read more »
An effective pre employment background screening program can lend numerous benefits to any organization in which people play a vital role. Background screening helps companies hire the right people, the first time, and avoid the potentially disastrous effects of a bad hire. So what are the components of an effective pre employment background screening program?… Read more »