What is employment verification?

The aim of this blog post is to provide an introduction into employment verification, and to hopefully answer any immediate questions you might have. If you have any more in-depth questions, we would be delighted to talk in more detail. What is it? Employment verification, in the context of pre-employment screening, is the process of verifying a job applicant’s history, character and ability, to ensure that they are the right fit for your business. This might include criminal background checks, verifying work history, checking an applicants references and performing drug screening. There are many different types of background checks, so it’s important to work out which checks are right for your potential employees and your company. How do you get started? Your best bet is to get in touch with a pre-employment screening service. They will help you understand how to tailor a screening strategy that suits you. It might cost you a bit to get started, but by doing it properly you will be saving considerably in the long run. Employment verification is neither free nor instant, so steer clear of the companies that claim to offer this. The information they provide will be low quality, or even false. How will it impact your business? Employment verification can impact your business in an incredibly positive way. By gaining a thorough insight into potential employees, you will be able to ensure you maintain a productive, efficient and desirable workforce. Creating this type of environment will significantly benefit you in the long-term, and provide you with a strong foundation on which to build on. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get started today!]]>

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