• Business Advice

    Should You Background Check New Employees?

    Background checks are common among most employers, but they’re not just for the workplace. Read on to learn whether you should be checking employees’ social media profiles, criminal records, and employment history before hiring them. Background checks on potential employees are a growing industry. With cyber-attacks on the rise, we have to have a system in place that protects us from the possibility and the reality of our data being stolen. A background check, along with other monitoring systems, can help ensure that you know, on a case-by-case basis, the type of person you’re hiring and, ultimately, the people that work or have worked for you. Background checks are a…