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Are Your Background Checks in Compliance?

January 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Recruitment, while necessary, comes with a degree of risk. Employment screening programs are often used to decrease this possibility. In a survey conducted by the Professional Background Screening Association, 75% of employers use background checks to protect their employees and customers, 52% use them to improve the quality of their hires, and 41% use them to protect their company reputation.

It’s safe to say that employee screening is essential for making informed hiring decisions, but it’s just as important that companies comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

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