Large companies like Amazon are routinely involved in high-volume recruiting campaigns. However, not enough emphasis is placed on the importance of quality background checks.
The state of Georgia has now “banned the box” on job applications — the box that asks candidates if they are convicted felons. While a clear sign of good faith, this decision gives employers all the more reason to perform background checks on their prospective candidates, at least if they want to ensure that they […]
You don’t want your company to face the risk of an unsavory new hire or business partner, yet you might have some reservations about performing a background check without their knowledge. Alternatively, due diligence offers a feasible option for gathering information while securing the candidate’s consent.
Anyone who has interviewed a candidate for a job, sought out a babysitter for their child, or considered collaborating with someone on an important project has likely considered verifying the other person’s background information before moving forward. But whether they followed through or not, they may not know how challenging these searches can actually be.