Posts Tagged: fair hiring practices

6 Tests Your Employment Screening Program Must Pass

Background screening for employment or retention is almost universal, but screening programs within organizations are not all equally effective. If an employer treats background screening like a task to be checked off the list, it can easily fall short of delivering the kind of performance enhancement it could deliver, and may expose the employer to… Read more »

Do Employment Credit Checks Deserve the Bad Rap?

Reason suggests that using credit history to help make better employment decisions is a worthwhile idea in some cases. You probably don’t want to hire bank tellers with significant personal financial issues or CFOs with sizable judgments against them. Yet in the aftermath of the recent deep recession, we see continuing arguments and discussion about… Read more »

Can Your Background Screening Program Pass These 6 Tests?

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 »