Pre-Employment Screening Becoming More Widely Used

With today’s concerns about security, workplace violence, and corporate scandals, more employers are utilizing pre-employment screening as a routine part of the hiring process. Along with drug testing, background screening is often used to verify the background and identity of a potential new employee. More than 96% of HR professionals indicate that background checks are used in their companies. In 1996, The Society for Human Resource Management Workplace Violence Survey reported only 66% of companies were using background screening.

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