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Why Should You Conduct Background Checks


To quote a line from the infamous Dr. Gregory House, ‘Everybody lies’ and keeping that in mind seems like more than enough reason to make sure your recruitment process involves a background check.

However I know that before you go shopping for a supplier of background checking services, you’ll want to be totally convinced that they are 100% necessary. Luckily we happen to have found this fantastic infographic which will answer exactly why you need to do background checks.

Some of the key points include:

– 40% of CVs contain false information
– Workplace violence accounts for 18% of crime
– 30% of small business fail because of theft