Pre-employment screening is used by many businesses to verify the
accuracy of applicants’ employment history, educational history, and
credentials, as well as confirming the lack of criminal history,
Whether you are hired or promoted for a job may depend on the information
revealed in a background check. Job applicants and existing employees
as well as volunteers may be asked to submit to background checks.
Long gone is the time when hiring decisions were simply an interview
and a handshake. Companies are instituting diverse and sophisticated
selection tools to determine the best candidates and weed out those
who are not a fit for the position or organization.