For more than two-thirds of U.S. employers, background checks have become an integral part of the hiring process. Today, nearly seven-in-ten employers conduct employment screening prior to hiring a job candidate. Only a small portion of those companies attempt to conduct these screenings on their own, largely due to cost, manpower needs, and the need to comply with existing legal requirements. As a result, most companies rely on professional employment screening to perform vital background checks on new hires. Here are five reasons why:
Employee theft has long been recognized as a major threat to business profitability. Each year, employers lose billions of dollars to worker theft, embezzlement, and other forms of pilfering. Unfortunately, most employers are so busy guarding against outside threats that they rarely give internal theft the serious consideration it deserves. And once money or merchandise has disappeared, it may be too late for a company to recover all that it’s lost. Fortunately, there are ways to detect and prevent employee theft, and an experienced security services firm can play an important role in your theft mitigation strategy.
When someone goes missing in a place as large as New York City, finding them can seem like an impossible task. Naturally, most people who’ve had a had a child or other family member disappear turn to law enforcement for help – but even they can only do so much. Moreover, the police can’t help you if you’ve simply lost touch with someone over time. Fortunately, private investigators can often help you locate missing persons, even in cases where law enforcement has all but given up.
The National Investigators Superconference was held from November 8 to November 11 in New York City at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania. The event focused on education and included several seminars that provided investigation training and certification opportunities for attendees, as well as an opportunity to network with other investigative professionals, hear from exciting speakers, and interact with vendors showcasing the most advanced investigative tools and services.