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Employee background checks

Why is it important to conduct background checks? What steps are taken to conduct background checks?

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Why is it important to conduct background checks?

Employees are great assets to a company. They are the motivating force behind the company's production or services rendered. Also, they are representatives of the company therefore it is important to hire the correct employees. However, it is difficult for employers to determine employees' attributes from an interview session. For this reason, employers perform background checks on employees to make certain that they are honest, responsible and reliable.

Most employers are aware that a potential employee often provides false or misleading information on the job application. In many instances, ...

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Employees are representatives of a company therefore it is imperitive for employers to hire the best individual for the job.
To do so, employers often conduct background checks on employees before hiring them.