Both Employees AND Employers Benefit from Background Screening

There are some people who erroneously believe that background screening is somehow a “pain” or “irritation” for employees.  But that truly isn’t the case, especially when it comes to the best workers. 

Below are five reasons that good potential hirees love background checks as much as employers do:

1.  If an applicant has kept a great record, he or she will have nothing to hide.  And that means that there will be no surprises or secrets.

2.  An applicant will know that the pool of possible candidates may shrink thanks to background screening measures.

3.  A job candidate will know that the employer is serious about keeping the workplace safe and secure.

4.  A potential employee will feel that the company is investing in his or her future with the organization; after all, background screening does involve an investment of money and time.

5.  A great candidate will always love to have someone check him or her out because a clean record definitely reiterates how devoted he or she is to being a straight-up, honest worker.

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  • Kristina Taylor
    In 1989, Kristina began her career as a customer service representative at the newly formed American Tenant Screen, Inc. Ten years later, she pioneered tenant background screening on the Internet. As a long-standing member of the National Multifamily Resident Information Council (formerly the National Association of Screening Agencies) Kristina gains insight into the trends of the tenant screening industry to better understand the current and future needs of their clients.

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