Small Biz Tip: Pre-Screening Employees: Background Checks

Tips from June 27, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be about background checks for new employees. One of the most important reasons to conduct a background check on a potential future employee is to eliminate those who lied on their resume.  With the economy struggling and people desperate to find jobs, it is important to hire those who are truthful and have the proper credentials. Before diving into potential employees’ personal records and history, be sure to look into what constitutes as a legal background check and which does not.  Being safe and preparing yourself is essential to avoid court and legal problems. Conducting a background check ensures that your employees will retain a sense of safety at the workplace.  Employees will be less stressed about the possibility of incidents at the workplace. It is very important for small businesses to conduct background checks to save money by hiring th... [Read Full Article]