6 Questions to Ask When Building a Background Check Policy

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Many employers struggle with determining if they’re at a stage where they really need to have a formal policy around employment background checks.

The reality is that most employers, regardless of size or industry, should likely have some sort of policy in place.

That’s because, no matter what type of employer you are, background checks should be conducted lawfully, and consistently – and screening policies go a long way in helping ensure that this happens.

So what are some questions you’ll want to answer as you create and implement a screening policy?

How to Dispel Candidates’ Worries and Myths Surrounding Background Checks

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Your job candidates may be consumed with any number of fears about undergoing an employment background check that can make the entire process unpleasant or even downright terrifying.

Talent acquisition professionals can actually help address these fears by understanding the common concerns many candidates have regarding an employment background check, the misconceptions that often underlie these concerns, and the best way to address them to better ensure a calmer, more positive hiring experience for everyone.