Employee Theft

These Important Steps Reduce the Risk of Employee Theft

Employees are given much responsibility and are essential to running a business. That can also create a significant risk. Employee theft is a big issue that small business owners face in the United States.  According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), nearly two-thirds of small businesses fall victim to employee theft and forty percent of employee theft is […]

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SELECTiON.COM® Certified Veteran-Owned Small Business

SELECTiON.COM® is now officially a government certified veteran-owned small business. While SELECTiON.COM® has always been veteran-owned, they now have the stamp of approval from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. This certifies that SELECTiON.COM® was founded by former members of the United States Armed Forces.  In order to qualify for certification a business must not […]

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WHY Entering the Correct Information is EXTREMELY Important for Employee Background Checks?

In today’s world, where information is extremely important, how do you know you’re getting the correct information? Especially when you are making hiring decisions based off of this information.  One major component is to make sure you’re entering and providing the most accurate information possible. A single typo can throw off the whole background screening […]

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Can Applicants Refuse to Disclose their SSN?

In order to do a complete and comprehensive background check for potential employees, most companies request Social Security Numbers (SSN.) But what happens if an applicant refuses to disclose their SSN?  It’s important that your company have a policy in place regarding SSN Disclosure. Depending on whether your company is hiring employees or volunteers, your […]

Criminal background checks reduce employee theft

Criminal Background Checks help reduce employee theft

The Importance of Background Checks Criminal Background Checks and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings are two essential components of any hiring process.  This blog entry shows why these background checks are so important and how Selection.com adds value to our clients every day. [slideshare id=18067717&doc=backgroundchecksreduceemployeetheft-130402151508-phpapp01] Research on Employee Theft As reported in a recent study by Hayes […]

Criminal Background Checks Reduce the Cost of Turnover

The Employment Policy Foundation estimates the hidden costs of turnover. [slideshare id=18067718&doc=backgroundchecksreducecostofturnover-130402151508-phpapp02] Every employer experiences turnover. But some turnovers can be prevented by weeding out risky hires. For example, when an employer has to terminate an employee for theft, criminal behavior or other activities that harm the corporation, those hires can be reduced by doing […]