Common Mistakes When Conducting Background Checks

There is no denying the value of conducting a comprehensive background check, but there are common mistakes that should be considered. Some of them include not conducting any (criminal) background checks, applying background checks only to full-time employees, not adapting the background check for the position involved, not conducting any verification on employment history or degrees/diplomas, “outsourcing” (criminal) background checks without standards being defined, conducting social media checks that violate data privacy laws and not obtaining consent.


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