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When Instinct Isn’t Enough: What Employers Need to Know to Protect Their Customers and Employees

White Paper Published By: HireRight
HireRight
Published:  Jul 19, 2013
Type:  White Paper
Length:  6 pages

Should they have known? In 2010, a manager of a package delivery store was arrested on charges of grand theft related to missing money orders and gift cards. In 2008, an employee of an in-home cleaning company brutally beat and raped a nanny and attempted to kidnap the nanny and the baby. In both cases, a background check could have alerted the employers to their prior criminal history. This industry brief outlines the primary risks that arise from “bad hires” and how thorough background checking can help mitigate those risks.