Workplace killings have declined in recent years, according to federal government data, and many large companies have adopted extensive programs to identify employee threats. Consultants such as EmployeeScreenIQ of Cleveland help companies verify applicants’ employment background and criminal histories, and they can research previous addresses through Social Security number traces.
More than 2 million incidents of workplace violence occur in the United States every year, costing businesses $70 billion, according to EmployeeScreenIQ, a backgrounding firm.
EmployeeScreenIQ will host an interactive roundtable of HR and legal experts on Wednesday, January 20 to discuss the growing problem of workplace violence and help companies protect their employees.
The schedule, contract number GS-02F0073W, allows EmployeeScreenIQ to provide services to government agencies as an authorized vendor and expedites the process of obtaining government contracts.
A new white paper from EmployeeScreen IQ aims to help employers understand and take steps to address and prevent the growing – but largely ignored – issue of workplace violence.
We are pleased to announce that EmployeeScreenIQ recently received a Gold iNOVA Award for best corporate website and has now qualified for the Grand Award to be announced on December 17, 2009.
EmployeeScreenIQ (employeescreen.com) was recently named a Weatherhead 100 Award Winner for the 5th consecutive year as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.
Hiring controversies, screening providers, credit reports… the world of employee background screening is complex, important, and always changing. That’s why EmployeeScreenIQ is releasing a special edition of its quarterly e-newsletter The Verifier.
A recent study by EmployeeScreenIQ, a Cleveland-based background screening company, found that roughly 50% of the résumés that it looks at have some kind of inconsistency.
EmployeeScreenIQ claims that
phony academic degrees are a “constant presence in email inboxes, and their popularity is exploding with job candidates” and feed on applicants “who will do anything to enhance their resume” in a tough hiring market.