According to a study, 48% of employers said that they benefitted from background screening in terms of their data safety and security. When you’re making recruitment decisions with the vision of having a long-term resource, screening your candidates can prove to be a very smart investment in this regard. Now some of you would argue that screening isn’t necessary when the candidate has come from a referral or from a credible source that you worthy. However, that’s not always accurate.
Screening your candidates can help eliminate any future risk that may be problematic for your company. It just means that anything increasing the probability of risking the reputation of your company can be a threat and vetting your candidates properly might just help you in eliminating that risk at all. Hiring can be a time-consuming process. It is important that you as employers view it as an investment in the future of your company. Candidates’ screening and background checks ensure that hiring is done right, so that you don’t have to switch between candidates repetitively
the analysis of background checks
The important thing for you employers is to realize that screening and background checks vary from role to role. For instance, if your company is looking for a finance specialist, then reference checks from previous employers and university will add to the credibility of the candidate. Now you would argue that if a degree is a basic requirement for the role then why you as employers need to get it validated. The reason is that more than 40% of the candidates disclosed that they have lied about something on their CV’s, and it is better to be safe than sorry. So, these reference checks and vetting of candidates will ensure long-term and accurate hiring decisions.
At giant, we pride ourselves on customer service and great technology. We create your tailored client branded screening portal which is fully configurable and set up exactly the way you want it with no upfront costs involved. We’ve been in the industry for over 30 years now meaning that we understand it fully. We’re also UK’s fastest growing screening company providing our clients with 100% compliant and reliable screening solutions.
At giant, we are ideally placed to deliver all of the above – call us today to get help regarding the steps above or discuss how compliance could be achieved.