Everyone knows that they should be performing background checks on their employees.
This is probably not the first “Boost Productivity” post you’ve ever read, and it probably won’t be the last. After all, nearly everyone in working America benefits from finding the perfect tip or trick to get into their sweet spot with workflow, so nearly everyone with a blog has at least considered writing a list like this.
I have a confession to make. I left a handyman alone at my house unsupervised without a background check, and without using a company that I knew performed background checks on all of their workers.
It’s easy to assume that the need for background checks on individuals who interact with children and youths would be obvious. However, there are gaps in this coverage you may find surprising.
In 2018, only about half of all states perform background checks on applicants that apply for a real estate license. Think about that for a moment.
We're asking for a lot of personal information, and you want to be sure that we're going to use it responsibly.