Posts Tagged: Human Capital Risk

How to Perform a Role-Related Risk Assessment

Your pre-employment background screening program is an important part of your overall risk management strategy. All of the risks you are trying to mitigate with the program are human risks associated with employment. Each role exhibiting specific risks and the total risk profile of your organization being based on the sum of the role-related risks…. Read more »

[SlideShare] How to Avoid the Sting of Unknown Risks

“Almost everything that can go wrong in a business has a human capital component.” — David Creelman of Creelman Research Risk management is a fundamental aspect of business planning and operations. However, a surprising majority of businesses are missing what could be the most important aspect of risk management altogether – human capital risks. According… Read more »

EEOC and FTC Publish Guides on Using Employment Background Checks

Some time ago, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the publication of “joint tips” on using background checks in hiring. One of the two co-published guides is for employers, titled Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know. The other is for job applicants and employees: Background Checks: What Job… Read more »

[Infographic] 5 Key Areas of Human Capital Risk

Human capital risk, defined as the gap between the goals of the organization and the skills of its workforce, stems from many sources. Organizations depend on small or large groups of individuals—each related to one another through a division of labor, with each person’s work intended to contribute to achieving the organization’s overall goals. In… Read more »

Address Your Risks with Employee Screening

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 »

Evaluating Human Capital Risk for Employment Screening

The value of human capital is greater than just about any other asset an organization can hold, yet with that value comes an often significant level of risk. People are counted upon to provide the leadership, management, and skills necessary to achieve organizational objectives. But what happens when the skills of your workforce fall short?… Read more »