So you’re not going to background screen your new employees? If that’s the case, chances are good that you’re using one of the excuses below. Before you totally ditch the idea of background checking potential workers, we urge you to read through our feelings on the most common excuses...
Some Americans may think we're the only place that worries about whether employees are background checked and verified before entering the workforce, but it's really a global issue.
Welcome back to our series on the top excuses why employers aren't always background screening... If you missed part one of our series, check it out here!
With all the hubbub these days about protecting our companies, our client, our clients' information, etc., it's interesting (and a bit shocking) to realize that many, many organizations don't background screen new hires.
A lot of companies have recognized just how much of a cost savings they can see when they hire freelance staff to perform various functions. From virtual CFOs to marketers, freelancers are ready to tackle projects. But that doesn't mean you should forgo common sense when hiring them!
Are your hiring processes up to par? If you haven't been happy with the way your company finds, screens and retains new employees, try these 5 low-cost ways to ensure that you're getting the right people.
If you've been following our recent tweets, you'll notice that we've been talking a lot about schools instituting regular background checks on all volunteers. For many parents, it may come as a shock that there are schools that don't background screen any person who has access to their child(ren). After all, school is supposed to be a "safe" place for kids to go. But there are many schools that deem such actions as "too costly" to undertake.
It's March, which means parents are starting to mull over the question: "What is my son/daughter going to do this summer?" For many families, the answer is some type of camp, whether residential or day-based. But before sending any child away from the home to be under the care of strangers, it's important for moms, dads and grandparents to be assured that the people watching out for those youngsters have been background screened.
You know you need to background screen new employees… but how do you decide what kind of background screening someone like Angela in accounting needs versus what Dwight in sales needs? (Any “Office” fans out there…?) At VerifyProtect, we’ve developed a tool to help you instantly decide which background screening package is right...