Did you see the recent study about the kid who faked his
credentials to get into Harvard?
Unfortunately, this story is becoming an all too common
occurrence. In fact, as many as 30% of job seekers exaggerate
or outright lie on their resumes.
So what can you do?
This issue of Great Ideas highlights the importance of doing
thorough background checks.
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implement background checks into your screening process.
|FEATURE STORY: Tips for thorough--and legal--background checks
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 30% of small
business failure is caused by employee theft. And the cost
of making a bad hire can be two to seven times an employee's salary.
To mitigate your risk of hiring objectionable or even
dangerous employees, background checks are essential.
In this article, you'll discover five keys to conducting
thorough, legal, and effective background checks.