Posts Tagged: Pre Employment Background Screening

12 Dos and Don’ts of Pre Employment Screening

Pre employment screening is relied upon by nearly 80% of corporate America – and for good reason. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, every dollar invested in employment screening can result in a $5 – $16 return on investment, stemming from higher productivity, lower absenteeism, a decrease in turnover, and less risk of employer… Read more »

The Importance of Employment Screening and Background Checks

The risks of a bad hire can be significant. Yet still some business owners are willing to rely on “gut feel” in making hiring decisions. They fail to adequately conduct employment screening and background checks, lack necessary auditing protocol, and unwisely assume their employees have the company’s best interest at heart. Did you know? An… Read more »

Should You Use Social Media to Investigate a Job Applicant?

If you use social media websites, like Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter, and others, to learn more about a potential employee you’re certainly not alone – but is this a wise thing to do? Like other forms of employment background screening that involve the use of publicly-available information, using what you find in a social media… Read more »

80% of U.S. Corporations Rely on Employment Background Screening. Do you know why?

It is well-documented that a significant portion of U.S. corporations rely on employment background screening services for hiring and employee retention decisions. For corporations that rely on the work of individuals, a comprehensive background screening program can offer significant value. Here are some of the most common and compelling reasons to implement an employment background… Read more »

5 Essentials of Pre Employment Background Screening

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 »