EmployeeScreenIQ Advises Employers to Examine Their Criminal Background Checks

CLEVELAND / October 1, 2013-Employers who rely on criminal www.employeescreen.com [background checks] when screening job candidates may be living with a false sense of security – and setting themselves up for a potential fall. To help companies better understand what a comprehensive criminal records background check should entail, EmployeeScreenIQ is offering an instructive guide aimed at HR professionals responsible for their organizations’ background screening programs.

The complimentary white paper, “Time for a Wake-Up Call: Are Your Background Checks Giving You a False Sense of Security?” offers employers five essential steps to understanding how to conduct a comprehensive criminal records background check. The five-step guide provides employers with advice regarding name and address history traces, ways to expand their search perimeter and how to thoroughly vet their providers. In addition, EmployeeScreenIQ’s guide includes best practices to protect organizations from inferior background checks and questions to ask current or prospective background screening providers. The article is available for download here.

“Criminal background check is an extremely vague term and it’s not always synonymous with comprehensive criminal background check,” says Nick Fishman, chief marketing officer for EmployeeScreenIQ. “By following the steps outlined in the guide, employers should have a much better sense of the quality and accuracy of their background checks and whether or not they need to institute change.”

About EmployeeScreenIQ

EmployeeScreenIQ helps employers make smart hiring decisions. The company achieves this through a comprehensive suite of employment background screening services including the industry’smost thorough and accurate criminal background checks, resume verification services and substance abuse screening. EmployeeScreenIQ is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction earned by less than two percent of all employment screening companies. For more information, visit http://www.EmployeeScreen.com

Media Contacts:
Nick Fishman, EmployeeScreenIQ
(847) 564-5410

Jackie Jusko
HRmarketer for EmployeeScreenIQ
(415) 460-9984

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