Reasons to Perform Background Checks
There are multiple reasons to make background checks a routine procedure in your hiring process.There are numerous reasons to background check employees. Many employers who believe they could trust the employees they had on staff based on the interview and application were surprised at the results they received when they began running background checks. Unfortunately, quite a few businesses “learn the hard way” when it comes to reasons to background check. One employer discovered an employee who was embezzling money from the company and once a background check was run, discovered there was a history of convictions for embezzlement. Another employer was taken by surprise when the police arrived on premises to arrest an employee who had an active warrant for his arrest. This employer now runs background checks, to include a Wants & Warrants search, which would have saved them from the police having to arrive originally.
The following articles will discuss some of the more important reasons for employers to conduct background checks.
If you think background reports aren’t necessary, think again.