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  1. 1. I nvestor Newslette r Hiring the right person for the job consists of more than checking their resume and application. Hiring the right person for the job consists of more than checking their resume and application. Employment background screening and background criminal checks are vital in ensuring that the right candidate gets the job. Hiring managers are diligent in filtering Overall, employment background screening resumes, shifting through applications, and presents a kind of footprint this person has conducting interviews to find the best made as a working individual. This tool can candidate to fill open positions. Yet, that is be even more effective than calling a actually not enough to ensure the person person's references; these checks find hired is right for the job. Employment facts about their subject rather than background screening and background subjective remarks. It is the hiring criminal checks are just as important as a managers job to find the perfect candidate spotless resume. Human resources by using all the tools available to them. representatives in many different industries should be utilizing these tools. How Do Background Criminal Checks Factor Into The Hiring Building A Better Picture With Process? Employment Background Screening Here is a sobering set of statistics; the national average for past felony convictions In many service industries, a person's is 4% of the population and 7% of our history beyond just their resume and citizens have been convicted of application is important. These businesses misdemeanors. Therefore, one in every ten want to hire people who will best serve the people who apply for a job has had a run in company's clientele, whether they are with the law. Now, a past criminal record investors, eatery patrons, students, does not automatically disqualify someone patients, or the elderly. Employment from employment, which is actually illegal background screening is an essential itself. However, if a person has a record of supplement to the hiring and interview felonies or misdemeanors that would affect process to find the right candidate. In their ability to perform their job duties, than addition, sometimes it takes a third party a hiring manager is within their rights to evaluation of a person to really understand take that into consideration. them; we are not always the best judge of our own characters so a self written resume Background criminal checks also factor into or application is not always the best means the employment process as a matter of to evaluate potential hires. trust. Candidates have to disclose any record that they have; failure to do so is a
  2. 2. What Hiring Managers Should Do With Background Criminal Checks poor indication. However, be careful in that Background criminal checks can help keep not all crimes have to be reported. Each qualified people in caregiver positions while state's employment and labor boards have releasing companies from liability. Many different requirements on how far back a states and counties have passed laws to person has to self-report, which crimes are ensure that checks and screenings are considered reportable, etc. Brush up on completed. local and state regulations before jumping to any conclusions. A candidate who follows In the end, screening and pre-employment these laws indicates a level of initiative, checks are vital tools for hiring personnel. trustworthiness, and they have moved on These tools help human resource and are ready to work. representatives find the best candidates for the job at hand. Employment Background Screening And Background Criminal Checks For Caregivers Healthcare industries have been in the news recently due to employees who have been negligent or abusive to patients and have later been found to have prior criminal records. It is a sort of hot button issue and provides a good example of the importance of how due diligence ensures good hiring decisions and prevents any legal liability if an incident occurs. Kevin Connell is an author for AccuScreen, the industry leader in background criminal checks since 1994. AccuScreen provides a comprehensive employment background screening for hiring managers and human resources.

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