This Just In: The Number One Reason Employers Conduct Background Investigations is Public Safety
A full 89 percent of employers stated they conduct background investigations to protect employees, customers, and others. Improving the quality of hires was the second most popular reason, protecting company reputation was third, and law/regulation requirements fourth.
More from the survey HR.com conducted on behalf of the National Association of Background Screeners is coming when the full results of the recent survey are released. Stay tuned!