More Companies Using Pre-Employment Screening

Posted By Cindi

Date: October 24th, 2008

The Society for Human Resource Management reported in their 1996 Workplace Violence Survey that only 66% of companies were using background screening. Today, that number is up to more than 96% of HR professionals reporting using background checks. Pre-employment screening is becoming a routine part of the hiring process, due in large part to today’s concerns about security, workplace violence, and corporate scandals.

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