The National Association of Professional Background Screeners released its third annual survey report How Human Resource Professionals View and Use Background Screening in Employment. Conducted in collaboration with HR.com/HR Research Institute, survey sampled 2,301 HR professional participants from organizations around the country to gain insights into their approaches to background screening. Here are some compelling results from the survey.
96% of employers conduct some form of employment background screening.
77% of respondents say their organization has a written background screening policy.
66% of organizations wait until after a conditional job offer to conduct a background checks.
89% of employers conduct county and statewide criminal search on all job applicants.
15% of employers use social media checks on all or some applicants.
74% of employers perform motor vehicle record screens for all or some applicants.
62% of employers perform drug and alcohol testing on all or some applicants.
95% of employers believe there is value for companies to have access to international screening capabilities.
You can find the complete report here.
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TruView is a proud member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners and actively participates in association training, events, and conferences. TruView is also very proud of our own Lisa Worgull, Managing Director of Background Screening, who serves as the Co-Chair of the NAPBS Education Committee, which puts out relevant and timely training monthly for association members. For more information about NAPBS, please visit their website.