There’s such a thing as pre-employment screening? It can save your company money. According to The Independent, 75% of employers, employ the wrong person for a job, which ends up costing the economy £12 billion a year.
90% of application fraud is unsuccessful when a proper screening is in place (Cooper Lomaz: Expose, 2013). Pre-employment checks can cut down the reduction in applicants by 10-15%.
If you employ someone who is not right for the role, then this can end up being extremely costing to your company. So, it’s not a case of can you afford to have pre-employment checks, it’s a question of, can you afford to not do them?
Pre-employment screening ensures that you get the right employee for the job you are advertising. Using up to date industry standard search systems and datasets to offer a wide range of screening options. This can be bespoke, role specific screening packages, to ensure that they can meet requirements of any client.
HR Departments now have more pressure and a huge range of complex tasks, therefore by outsourcing your employee screening, you will be able to free up time, and you will be assured you are getting the necessary information required from them.
You will be able to get a flavour of who they are, and what their activity is like, as did you know, it is said that 69% of employers have rejected candidates due to their social media activity?
Can you afford to have your reputation tainted, staff morale affected or productivity levels put at risk?
Employment checks should be seen as an ongoing process of good risk management. It makes sense to re-screen employees who are in specific roles, or employees being considered for a promotion.
There are different levels of employment screening available, and they can tailor screening packages for your company, so you get a service best suited to you.
For information on pre-screening service, feel free to contact us for further information on 01909 512 120.