One of the most important tasks you should perform when hiring a new employee is to investigate their background. The information you receive can be invaluable.
The cost and time expended in finding a replacement for a poor hiring decision in some cases, can set you back considerably. Additionally, the potential legal liability created by hiring an employee that you failed to check out prove to be unethical or dishonest could be tremendous.
According to a recent survey of human resources professionals, an estimated 69 percent of organizations claim they conduct criminal background checks on all job candidates.That survey shows another 18 percent conduct such checks on job finalists, and only 14 percent say they don’t research candidates for criminal records.
Here are 10 things to remember when it comes to protecting your business against bad hires.
Paul Gerber, in charge of business development, Paul joined parent organization of AGoodEmployee.com, Application Research in 2008 specializing in background screening for the property management industry. With the expansion of the employment screening division, Paul was the natural choice to head up marketing. With over 40 years of people management experience, Paul served as Vice President and sales manager for a large Los Angeles area real estate developer, and Chief Financial officer for a national mortgage servicing firm.
If you have any questions for Paul He can be reached at 855-361-1667 or by email at [email protected]
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