By Doug with https://thescreeningsource.com/ | Submitted on January 16, 2019

  

Do We Need Employment Background Checks?
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In an age of high technology where small companies can appear to be multi-million-dollar organization and some people can appear online to be senior level executives. This is why, corporations today like to be as certain as possible of the people they intend hiring. Of course, this is not always an easy task considering the availability of false information inserted into resumes today to make a potential hire more marketable than actually deserved. Employment background checks will help minimize hiring mistakes as well as lowering the potential to a likely lawsuit.

There has been a constant rise in erroneous resumes submitted to companies today looking to hire. The most common false information seen on resumes today include however, not limited to the following: 

  • Exaggeration of job responsibilities
  • Awards and achievements
  • Time on the job
  • Skills
  • Employee testimonials

Therefore, employee background checks will help any corporate human resources department, personnel managers, department heads and any corporate representative looking to hire a top qualified candidate assess if the information presented to them is accurate and correct when judging a potential hires professional skill level, testimonials, duration of job, salaries achieved, overall experience as well as any personal criminal activities if they exist.

Therefore, and in closing, businesses of all sizes today realize it is actually more cost effective and beneficial to hire employee background check companies from the start which in turn will help reduce employee churn and keep top quality employees in such well-deserved positions.