Pre-employment screenings are an essential part of the recruiting process for many human resources departments.
You want to hire the most suitable candidate the first time, and a background check process can help with that. In this three-part series, we’re breaking down how to expand your HR toolbelt to make the most of your available solutions from Triton Canada.
Did you know that 69% of companies were adversely affected by a bad hire in the past year? 41% of those companies put the cost of a bad hire at more than $25,000, and 24% put it at $50,000.
And that’s just in monetary value. The damage that a bad hire can do to your client relationships, reputation, and company morale can be far harder to gauge.
Studies have shown that more than 80% of employee decisions to quit their jobs have been directly caused by other employees. And a Robert Half survey cited by Entrepreneur Magazine reported that company executives found that bad hires negatively impacted workplace morale up to 95% of the time.
Pre-employment screenings can help catch a bad hire before any damage is done. However, they’re not the only tool available to HR teams.
Post-employment screenings are becoming increasingly popular. A 2002 survey from KPMG found that in 21% of all cases where existing employees were involved in fraud, their lifestyles had changed to a point where it was noticeable, but signs were ignored.
An employee may start out with a clean criminal record check, credit check, and more, but what if that changes while they are employed? A post-employment screening can help catch problems before they escalate.
In Part Two of our series we’ll go into detail about what tools are available for HR departments to conduct in-depth pre- and post-employment screenings.
Whether you’re looking for a criminal background check, credit check, education verification, reference check or an employment history verification, Triton has simple and secure pre- and post-employment solutions for you.
Contact us today to get started. Call 1-844-874-8667 or visit https://www.tritoncanada.ca/bu....