Due diligence, background investigation, and recruiters are just some words you might have heard around you. In the rapidly changing corporate environment, due diligence has become something of a necessity. So, what is it, and why do we need it?
If you thought ban-the-box regulations were complicating the background screening industry well you’ve obviously missed the many states who have enacted pay history laws.
HR offices can potentially be the most litigious department in a company when you consider the many governing bodies that must be complied with on any given process. So common is it for corporations to be sued over some oversight in the applicant tracking process, that many companies have learned to factor the cost of lawsuits in their bottom line.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations says there’s a surge in background checks
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads the crimes related to the pandemic are also at an all time high.
how common is it and for what reasons would they be performed?
We all are familiar with running background checks on prospective employees, but how common is it to run background checks on current employees? First of all, you should know that running a background check on any employee at any stage is perfectly legal as long as the procedures for running background checks are still properly in place.