Your new employee started their job this month. They seemed upstanding and knowledgeable during their interview and willing to do the job. This is why it came as such a surprise when you noticed that company funds were being skimmed. You were so sure that you wouldn’t have this problem, but it’s too late now. Your company has become an unfortunate victim of embezzlement. Giving someone the benefit of the doubt is always a nice frame of mind. However, when it comes to hiring the people who will handle your business, you shouldn’t leave anything up to chance. Background checks exist to make sure your company, employees, and customers will be safe and secure, and that every facet of your business comes together neatly and professionally. Here’s how background checks ensure you’re hiring the best of the best.
Safety and Protection
Background checks provide safety and protection for you and your employees. Knowing the history of everyone who works for you will provide your entire company with a level of trust. Seeing a clean and clear background check or drug test is a visual reassurance that is invaluable to your business and its day-to-day functions, and your employees will appreciate knowing that they’re working with people who are just as professional as they are.
You’re Hiring Professionals
Employment and education verification guarantees that you’re hiring professionals. A résumé is invaluable when determining who will be the best fit for a position at your company. By doing research and validating a potential new hire’s employment and education history, you know you’re getting someone who is knowledgeable in the right areas, so your business can move toward being the best that it can be.
Motor vehicle records provide a sense of assurance, even when not in the office. Do your employees sometimes need to leave the office to do their work? A well-researched motor vehicle record (MVR) is important for confirming that everyone is safe behind the wheel, so they and other drivers won’t be at risk during travel.
Your business is everything, and your employees are arguably the most crucial parts. TruDiligence has been making sure companies run like well-oiled machines for 20 years, providing full-service background checks and FCRA-compliant employment screenings. Contact us today, and let us put your mind at ease.