By looking into their past.
That's why you want to recruit the best talent, make sure they are qualified and in addition, stay compliant with employment background screening laws. All to be done by the end of the day.
But if your present employment background screening process is too slow, it could possibly force your prospect to apply with your competitors.
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"The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates the guidelines for an employment background check. The FCRA designates an employment background check as a consumer report and therefore, falls into FCRA jurisdiction. All potential employers must obtain signed authorization from a job applicant prior to running a background check. An employer not conforming to this mandate can incur considerable fines and penalties".
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Just recently, a class action lawsuit claiming infringement of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was settled in the amount of $2.6 million. See Hall v. Vitran Express, Inc. In this case, plaintiff claimed that employer was secretly conducting background checks without prior signed authorization of potential employees.
Ask the Headhunter: The "Dirty Little Secret" of Age Discrimination
By Paul Sorman - November 13, 2012 at 1:53 PM EDT
When a Fortune 50 company downsized, they hired me to coach some employees on how to find new jobs. One of these people was 58 years old. He was tired of the discrimination he faced. He tried dyeing his hair darker. He left dates off his resume to hide his age. But he kept getting rejected. John was literally getting ready to go to divinity school to become a priest. Read article ..