Unmasking Potential Employees with Background Checks

Business.com / HR Solutions / Last Modified: February 22, 2017

Download our HR infographic and discover how background checks will help you unmask potentially harmful job applicants.

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Before you hire someone scary, arm yourself with the facts. From the great big liar to the dirty thief, a masked new hire with a hidden record can have negative consequences on customer relations, internal operations and higher replacement costs. On average, companies can reduce liability from $3,111 to only $300 by using an expert screening company. According to the Society of Human Resources Management, 53% of job applicants fabricate personal information, masking their true history and pretending to be a disguised character on some level.

A masked new hire with a hidden criminal record can have negative consequences on customer relations, internal operations, and can also result in high replacement costs. New hires concealing unattractive information could potentially cause harm to other employees and customers- bringing your business into immediate liability.

View the stats and figures in our latest infographic by downloading now.

Click on the Image Below to Discover the Ugly Truth:

  • 53% of applications contain inaccurate information

  • 75% of employees have committed at least one theft

  • More than 75% of substance abusers are employeed

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