A recent report by the National Consumer Law Center claims that background checks can be erroneous, advising employers to be careful when hiring an employment screening service to conduct background checks on their prospective employees. According to the report, nearly 75 percent of employers are conducting some sort of pre-employment...
For shoppers, the holidays are fun, frantic, and trying: to do lists as long as your arm, malls thick with traffic and impatient shoppers, budgets stretched like rubber bands. Throw in a few crying kids, desperate to see Santa Claus, and even the world's best parent would be forgiven for being distracted. It's natural and understandable.
If you're going to expand your business and add new people -- even if they are only part-time or commission-driven -- into the mix, it's time to invest in background checks.
It's fine to be a risk taker when it comes to business; after all, most entrepreneurs have a "risk taking" streak. It's all part of their nature and why they start their companies to begin with.