Your New Hire Failed a Background Check, Now What?

You’ve found the perfect job candidate. You’re so excited that you issue an offer even as you run through the final stages of your due diligence. Then, you hit a major snag: a failed background check. Now what? Do you rescind the offer? Hire them anyway? These questions don’t have an easy answer. It largely depends on the situation. You have to take the results of background checks seriously, even while you weigh the particular circumstances. Background checks represent a common part of the recruiting process. Statistics indicate that nearly three quarters of employers (72%) run them as they consider… Read more »