Using background checks for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey
New XpertHR research finds that very few employers take on new staff without first carrying out a background check, with most recruiters seeking a wide range of information on candidates.
- Using background checks for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey References are foremost among the range of background checks that employers carry out when hiring new staff, according to the latest XpertHR research.
- Full data from the survey is available from XpertHR Benchmarking.
Use this line manager briefing on making a job offer to help you educate recruiting managers on how to avoid the main legal pitfalls when conducting background checks.
Read these FAQs on references to make sure that your organisation follows good practice when giving or obtaining employee references.
Use this model form if you wish to take up references on an applicant and need to gain his or her permission.
Use this model letter when writing to a referee authorised by a job applicant.