Newton’s background check partner, EmployeeScreenIQ, has compiled a valuable report spotlighting the 18 hottest background screening trends.

 

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Learn how other employers are handling today’s tough background screening decisions? Read the summary report of EmployeeScreenIQ’s 6th annual survey, “Employment Screening in 2015: Background Screening Trends & Practices,”

Download the report here and Learn:

-What 51% of employers say is their top background screening challenge.

-How common it is for employers to ask candidates to self-disclose criminal histories on employment applications.

-The rates at which employers disqualify candidates for background checks that reveal criminal convictions.

See findings from a 500+ person survey that include people like you.
More than 500 HR professionals like you provided insights about how they handle critical screening issues, including compliance and criminal background checks.

-The experts at EmployeeScreenIQ analyzed the data. Interesting findings include:

-Protecting clients and customers is the leading reason employers conduct background checks. Other popular reasons include workplace safety and identifying the best candidates.

-More than half of participants said compliance is their most important screening-related challenge.

-Yet many respondents (53%) indicated that their companies continue to ask candidates to self-disclose criminal histories on employment applications despite the EEOC’s guidance against this practice—and a growing number of state and municipal “ban the box” laws.

See all the results. They may just cause you to rethink your screening strategies!

 

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