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Definition Pre-Employment Screening. Description.


Pre-Employment Screening or Employee Background Checks are related to Human Resources Management. These checks are primarily done to verify the accuracy of the information provided by a new potential employee. The information can also help to reduce employee theft, to increase productivity and reduce certain risks. Furthermore, companies which verify their applicants before hiring them face less liability in the event of a workplace accident or crime. The pre-employment checks can include:

  1. Education checks.

  2. Previous employers history.

  3. References and credentials.

  4. Address checks.

  5. Criminal records checks.

  6. Litigation records.

  7. Credit reports or other relevant financial information.

  8. Sex offender registries.

  9. Military records.

and other checks the organization desires. These kind of screenings can also be conducted on existing employees.


The level of employment investigation may vary per industry and from position to position. In the case of hiring top managers, additional testing can and should be performed to avoid potential later problems.


Because of the sensitivity of this process and its outcomes, employment screening is subject to special laws and regulations in many countries.


Pre-Employment Screening Forum
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  Selecting Job Candidates based on Compatibility with Organizational Values
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  The Test-first Approach for Hiring New Employees
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  Electronic Recruiting: Death of the Paper Resume
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  Recruiting People with Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills in Accounting and Auditing Firms
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  Assessing Honesty and Integrity of Job Applicants
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  Employment Screening versus Private Investigation
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  Pre-employment Education
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  Selection Process Methods
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Best Practices - Pre-Employment Screening Premium
  The Role of the Recruiter in an Effective Recruitment and Selection Process
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  Recruitment Models...
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Expert Tips - Pre-Employment Screening Premium

Resources - Pre-Employment Screening Premium

A Model for Increased Work Performance: HPWS

This presentation is about the concept of high per...
Usage (application): HRM, HRD, Human Resources Management, Employee Commitment
 

Ten Legal Mistakes in Hiring and Firing of Employees (USA)

This presentation presents ten legal mistakes recr...
Usage (application): Pre-employment Screening, Employee Management, Hiring, Employee Handbook
 

Selecting Employees: Competency-based Method

Presentation about Selecting Employees by a Compet...
Usage (application): Employee Recruitment, Competency-based Approach, Employee Selection
 

Young Steve Jobs on the Role of Managers

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Usage (application): Management, Leadership, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development
 
 

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