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02/02/2021

The Background Process – Article 5: Implementing an Efficient Background Screening Process

Developing and implementing an effective and efficient background screening process. Developing and implementing an effective and efficient background screening process is vital to mitigate risk and drive the identification and selection of new hires. To assist the development of such a background screening process, our series of articles has examined specific topics and issues. This […]

02/02/2021

The Background Process – Article 4: Who Should Conduct the Screening

This series’ first three articles emphasized the importance of background screening as a risk mitigation strategy and the difference between a background check and a background investigation. The next question to consider is who should conduct an organization’s background screening. This article examines the issue and provides the framework for deciding who best to conduct […]

02/02/2021

The Background Process – Article 3: What information is most important

What information is most important to include in a Background Check or Background Investigation? Background Check or Background Investigation? – The Differences and Criteria to Determine Which to Use The use of background screening, specifically in the selection and hiring process, has significantly increased over the last decade. The primary purpose of background screening is […]

02/02/2021

The Background Process – Article 2: Is it Really Necessary?

What are the differences between a Background Check, Background Screening, and Background Investigation? This is the second article in a series which examines the Background Process and its use in the selection and hiring of employees, vetting tenants, volunteers, and vendors, and addressing other entities an organization engages with for a business purpose. Key to […]

02/02/2021

The Importance of Conducting a Background Check-Article 1: Why it’s Important

Why is it vitally important to have a systematic Background Process in the selection and hiring of employees? When selecting or hiring a new employee or when a recruiter will be recommending candidates to a corporate client for an executive position, a vital component of the process must be confirming the information a candidate provides […]