Statistics indicate that nearly 53% of job applicants cite inaccurate information about themselves and their candidature in their resumes to increase their chances of success. It is for this very reason that companies insist on carrying out background screenings on their prospective candidates, and some landlords check on their prospective tenants.
For the uninitiated, background screening is a process wherein an organization or individual uses third parties (usually professional background screening providers) to properly vet candidates for career opportunities.
A screening report is a result and conclusion that is drawn based on this information. These checks could be used for other purposes as well as a means of judging a candidate’s past activities and character and to identify potential risks for safety and security reasons of associating with said candidate.…Continue reading