What’s the optimum number of references an employer should check on a candidate for employment? Is it five, or seven, just one, or as many as can be found? During the last 35 years of checking references, I believe the ideal set of references that should be checked is three. Why three? Well, checking…Details
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High Profile Screening
In today’s 24/7, always-connected business environment, leaders need to be confident that key executives and high profile employees will only appear in tomorrow’s news cycle when they want them to be. Your business can ill afford to be embarrassed by misbehavior and technical omissions from last week, last year or long ago. Get thorough details about a candidate before you make a High Profile hire and be confident that no stone was left unturned.
- The Department of Labor estimates it costs between 50% and 200% of an executive’s salary to replace him or her effectively―regardless of how long the person stays.
- It has been estimated that the average interviewer may make a hiring decision in the first 20 seconds (sometimes as few as four). Executive screening provides the necessary objectivity to prevent rash judgments.
- One Fortune 500 Technology firm acquired a new executive who misrepresented an MBA from Stanford. When the news broke five years later, an analyst downgraded the company and the firm’s stock dropped by as much as 20%.
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Background Screening News
I saw a provocative article recently that prompts me suggest that it’s important for employers to check the reliability of any company they’re planning to select to do their background checking. This particular company, located in Baltimore, provided criminal background checks and fingerprinting services for candidates for employment with the State of Maryland. The company,…Details