"Employers Universally Using Background Checks to Protect Employees, Customers, and the Public"
The National Association of Professional Background Screenersrecently publishedthe results of their second nationwide survey of human resources professionals and public safety was cited as the top reason for employers to utilize background screening. Other reasons for conducting background checks include:
Improving the quality of hires
Protecting the organization's reputation
Compliance with state or federal laws and regulations
97% of employers utilize some sort of background screeningduring the hiringprocess.
Majority of Employers Background Screen
According to the survey conducted by HR.com, 96% of respondents affirmed that their organizations perform one or more types of employment background screens as part of their onboarding process, usually after an interview or a job offer.
The top challenges cited by HR professionals in regards to background screening are:
Accuracy of results
Cost of services
Criminal History Checks Are Most Popular
97% of HR professionals who responded to the survey report including some type of criminal records check in their screening program, and only 23% of employers currently use some type of social media screening during the process. The most common screenings employers conduct today include:
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Average Record Turnaround Time: 1.79 days
Unable to Verify Rate for Employment Verifications: 4.5%