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    Background Checks and Job Performance

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    Do background checks really help predict whether an individual will perform well in a job? In your answer, address how the reliability and validity of the background check impact their value in the hiring process.

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    During the recruitment, hiring, and selection processes, the Human Resource personnel looks into possible indicators of future performance of an applicant. Several tests are conducted and vary in type and weight depending on the position applied for.

    In addition to the tests conducted, background checks are also performed. They somehow provide data that have not been obtained clearly from the tests conducted.

    Background checks alone cannot predict future performance ...

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    This solution discusses whether there is a correlation between background checks and job performance.