The question is often asked: What is the importance of conducting an employee background check? While there are many reasons that can be given, the bottom line is that a bad hiring decision can affect your company for years to come, it can affect employee morale, and it can affect your clients that depend on your company day in and day out. When a company considers all of this, they recognize that the cost of conducting a thorough background check outweighs the time and cost of having to go through the hiring process again.
When it comes to background checks, there are many things that need to be considered, things such as the breadth of the background check, or knowledge of local, state and federal laws. Recently, Forbes magazine interviewed the CEO of PeopleG2, Chris Dyer. Chris brings with him many years of knowledge as a human capital due diligence expert, and has helped to build PeopleG2 into a leader in the field of human capital due diligence services. Please follow the link to this insightful article, and take the time to familiarize yourself with the The 10 Dos and Don’ts of Conducting Employee Background Checks. Having a solid understanding of the dos and don’ts of employee background checks can be a valuable tool when making your next hire.