While employment screening is standard operating procedure for many companies today, some organizations haven’t revisited their policies in some time. Meanwhile, regulatory requirements and best practices have changed. As a result, many organizations unknowingly make common mistakes in employment background screening that can result in undue risks and security gaps.
The key to promoting a safe, secure workplace isn’t reactively managing crises through zero tolerance policies, but proactively creating a security-conscious environment and corporate culture. An important first step in