Another piece of encouraging news comes from EmployeeScreenIQ’s trend survey. Among the nearly 1,000 human resource professionals surveyed, 71% say that in only 5% of instances or less is a candidate with a criminal record not hired.
This report shares the findings of EmployeeScreenIQ’s fourth annual survey of 992 U.S.-based human resource professionals regarding their use of employment background checks.
“The overarching takeaway from this survey is that employers seem to be screening and hiring candidates in a responsible, acceptable and legally compliant fashion,” says Nick Fishman, chief marketing officer of EmployeeScreenIQ.
Be among the first to hear the results and to benchmark our findings with your policies and practices. Join background screening experts Jason Morris, Nick Fishman and Angela Bosworth, J.D. for a free webinar on February 28th at 2pm EST titled, “992 Heads are Better than One: Balancing Applicant Rights & What Employers Need to Know.”
HR professionals are invited to attend a free webcast from EmployeeScreenIQ, the leading global provider of employment background screening services, and discover how nearly 1,000 of their industry peers are evolving their screening practices to satisfy new regulations while balancing the pressing needs of their organizations.
Already, hundreds of HR industry pros have taken the five-minute “Trends in Background Screening” survey, which measures attitudes toward everything from applicant criminal histories to online diplomas.
I agree that when reports are inaccurate, people can lose jobs. But, unfortunately, the article highlights the worst-case scenario and bad practices that are not supported by the background-screening industry.
EmployeeScreenIQ was ranked 11th among all background screening companies in the United States, based on a survey of over 700 employers.
Speaking before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, EmployeeScreenIQ offered expert testimony on Friday regarding the importance of employment background checks, the company’s process for conducting them and how employers use this important hiring tool responsibly.
Whether seeking a new provider, conducting due diligence on a current provider or brand new to background screening, HR professionals are invited to attend our free webcast, entitled, “Selecting a Background Screening Provider: What Really Matters.”