If there’s one thing that isn’t discussed frequently in the campus recruitment industry in Canada, it’s background checks! Aside from law enforcement agencies and certain government organizations, it’s rare for employers to say up front that they use background checks as part of their recruitment and retention strategy.
Our friends over at Business.com recently shared this fascinating infographic outlining some of the reasons employers may want to consider using background checks. The stats are from the U.S., but they’re interesting to think about nonetheless.
What do you think: Are employers that don’t utilize background checks setting themselves up for disaster? Or are background checks mostly unnecessary at the entry level?