THE VALUE OF ON-GOING SCREENING THROUGHOUT THE EMPLOYMENT LIFECYCLE

| January 26, 2015

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A new consideration in the background screening and leasing   is whether employers should conduct ongoing or periodic background checks on their current workforce. Although a comprehensive background screen may have validated and confirmed a clear record on the way into an organization, something you may need to know may have occurred since that time. While pre-employment screening refers to the process of investigating the background of a potential employee, post-employment screening refers to the investigation of an existing employee’s activity. Ongoing post-hire searches may be one way to demonstrate due diligence, support workplace safety, and even minimize exposure to risk.

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