Hiring New Employees

Before making the decision to hire a candidate for employment, always:
  • Have the candidate sign an authorization form for obtaining a background check, including:
    • Criminal History Reports
    • CreditReports
  • Speak with the potential employee’s previous employer, and request that them personally
    • Confirm facts on the candidate’s application
    • Ask about the reason for the candidate’s termination
    • Assess the candidate’s ability to work with others
    • Number of absenses
    • Job titles and duties
    • Performance levels
    • Ask open-ended questions such as: “If you had the opportunity, would you hire them back?”
  • Check references