Background Checks: Dos and Don’ts

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A good pre-employment screening policy will make sure that a company will both take a rounded, correct and balanced view of an applicant’s background. There are some things that will help companies get the most from their background checks.
 
What to do
 
Verify the Identity of Applicants
Identity authentication is the key to the pre-employment screening process. Verifying is the applicant saying who they say they are should always be the first part. A lot of pre-employment screenings are ineffective if even the applicant’s basic details are not correct. Applicants may hide their criminal records or other information by changing addresses or leaving a gap. If the applicant is new to the country, their records of earlier residences in other countries thorough background checks will check it.
 
Check Qualifications
Using third parties to confirm an applicant’s qualification can make sure that the legal and industry requirements met.
Employers need to thorough pre-employment screening on the applicants they are hiring and make sure that they have relevant certification before taking them on and have proof that they took the right paths years down the line.
 
 Add Criminal Records on Pre-Employment Screening Process
Criminal records highlight a minor offense like a penalty for speeding. Situations like this, employers can make their decision in hiring, a lot of serious convictions even if it can bring an impact on the job they applied for and bring applicants' integrity into question.
Appropriate ways should be implemented to prevent any risks that will harm other staff or the status of the company.
 
Continue reading the original post at https://intelifiblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/06/background-checks-dos-and-donts/
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A good pre-employment screening policy will make sure that a company will both take a rounded, correct and balanced view of an applicant’s background. There are some things that will help companies get the most from their background checks.
 
What to do
Verify the Identity of Applicants
Identity authentication is the key to the pre-employment screening process. Verifying is the applicant saying who they say they are should always be the first part. A lot of pre-employment screenings are ineffective if even the applicant’s basic details are not correct. Applicants may hide their criminal records or other information by changing addresses or leaving a gap. If the applicant is new to the country, their records of earlier residences in other countries thorough background checks will check it.
 
     Check Qualifications
Using third parties to confirm an applicant’s qualification can make sure that the legal and industry requirements met.
Employers need to thorough pre-employment screening on the applicants they are hiring and make sure that they have relevant certification before taking them on and have proof that they took the right paths years down the line.
 
      Add Criminal Records on Pre-Employment Screening Process
Criminal records highlight a minor offense like a penalty for speeding. Situations like this, employers can make their decision in hiring, a lot of serious convictions even if it can bring an impact on the job they applied for and bring applicants' integrity into question.
Appropriate ways should be implemented to prevent any risks that will harm other staff or the status of the company.
 
Continue reading the original post at https://intelifiblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/06/background-checks-dos-and-donts/
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