Trying to save money or shorten hiring time by forgoing employee background checks? Well, think again. In today’s rapidly evolving business world, both small and large organizations find themselves making somewhat rushed decisions in order to keep up the pace and avoid lagging behind. However, not implementing a comprehensive background screening program may end up costing you much more than one employee.
Studies have shown that more than half of job candidates misrepresent information on their resumes, with the majority of these half-truths being about skill level. Below are three main reasons you need to screen each and every individual applying for available job vacancies at your organization:
The takeaway? The one-time cost of conducting an accurate and thorough background check during the recruitment process is a fraction of the unnecessary expenses and troubles that may arise later. Don’t fall prey and make sure you know exactly who you are hiring!
To find out more about the most advanced and reliable screening procedure to date, click here to read our blog post entitled ‘The Definitive Guide to Primary Source Verification’.