Background Check-Investigation

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Background Check-Investigation: Background Investigations and Reference Checks are the principal means by which employers actively check into the backgrounds of potential hires. Background investigations and reference checks fall within the HR Discipline of Staffing Management. Each can involve both verifying information provided by applicants, and ascertaining pertinent information not provided by applicants themselves. A background investigation generally involves screening out persons who are not qualified due to criminal convictions, poor driving records, poor credit history, or misrepresentations on r?©sum?©s or application forms about education or prior work history. Reference checks generally involve contacting applicants’ former employers, supervisors, co-workers, educators, and athletic coaches for information about the knowledge, skills, abilities (KSA’s), and character of applicants.

Other Words for Background

Background Noun Synonyms: history, experience, qualifications, credentials, grounding, training, breeding, upbringing, family, curriculum vitae, CV
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Background Level

Health / Disease / Background Level: An average or expected amount of a substance or radioactive material in a specific environment, or typical amounts of substances that occur naturally in an environment. MORE

Background Density

Entertainment / Photography / Background Density: Density of any selection of a negative or print on which there is no image. Also referred to as fog level. MORE

Background Check-Investigation

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Background Check-Investigation: Background Investigations and Reference Checks are the principal means by which employers actively check into the backgrounds of potential hires. Background investigations and reference checks fall wi MORE

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