One in four adults in the United States has a criminal record. That’s a pretty startling statistic when you think about your latest applicant pool. Chances are high that you are interacting with quite a few applicants, candidates, and even employees with some type of criminal background. For some organizations, this news is startling enough… Read more »
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Corporate leaders, physicians, pharmacists, and teachers are other examples of positions that carry a significant level of trust and influence over fellow employees, customers, and the public at large.
In such cases, the need for background screening extends beyond the norm.
We recently posted an article on the topic of “Evaluating Human Capital Risk.” While we had high hopes this article would draw thousands of readers from the HR community, it appears to have done little more than satisfy our own intrinsic need to preach the benefits of employment screening as a human capital risk management… Read more »
Is an employee’s past behavior the best predictor of their future? Your answer to this question may determine the importance you place on the employee criminal background checks as a factor in your hiring decision. Regardless of your personal beliefs about the value of a criminal background check, employers most certainly do carry a responsibility… Read more »
Common sense tells us that performing a criminal records search on a potential or existing employee is a valuable part of the employment screening process. The minimal time, effort, and expense involved in performing a criminal records search can prevent significant loss, harm, and damage from falling into the lap of an employer. After all,… Read more »