A Employer’s Perspective on Background Checks?

Invasion Of Privacy asked:
What’s an Employer’s Perspective on Background Checks?

Before hiring a new employee, employers often cross check any details that have benn presented in a resume and proceed only after details are authenticed. This process ensures that they are hiring the right person to perform the right job.

It’s always in the best of the interest of a company not to hire a person with past criminal record. In today’s digital age, we can all access information with just a few clicks. The news reports are vast and grow in the depth of coverage, no one can hide information from anyone in a consistent fasion. Your history is recorded somewhere. Read the rest of this entry

What Do Hiring Companies Look For in a Background Check?

Taxpayer Identity Theft asked:
What Do Hiring Companies Look For in a Background Check?
Companies that are hiring have been taking a much closer look at the people they may hire. Company security concerns, employee lawsuits, avoided issues in general saves money and time. Potential employers now understand that a bad hiring decision can lead to big problems.

Currently over 90% of employers now run hiring checks on potential new employess including drug testing, and criminal background checks. Read the rest of this entry