Employment history is one of the most common falsifications that candidates make when applying for a job. They provide inaccurate information about their past job titles, responsibilities and even reasons for termination, in the hope to secure a job offer. Companies who hire these fraudulent candidates can expose themselves to costly risks and reputational damage.
This is where employment history verification comes into play. With the accurate and unbiased information about a candidate’s background and creditability, employment history verification by Accurate Background can help you make the right hiring decision.
Accurate Australia will conduct an employment history check of a candidate (standard is 5 years history). Extended history checks are also available upon request.
Know who you are hiring and mitigate risks to your business by confirming eligibility to work, requisite expertise, qualifications, criminal history, integrity and more.
The value of employment screening services extends beyond the on-boarding experience. It can be a regular health check on your organisation’s existing workforce too, by ensuring job specific qualification are current, memberships and licences are valid, police checks are up to date, and industry regulation job requirements continue to be compliant.
Companies such as Accurate Australia (formerly VerifyNow) conduct employment background screening. We are an accredited body with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and member of the Professional Background Screening Association.
The duration varies as it is subject to employer’s requirements. It is also dependent on the position and the nature of the role. Some positions may only review the last five years of employment, while others may take into consideration 10, 15 or even 20 years of employment history.
Yes, anyone can undergo employment screening providing it is with the applicant’s informed consent. This consent allows the prospective employer company and their agents to complete the employment screening process.
Businesses face challenges recruiting and retaining employees in today’s fast-paced world. Employees can be the greatest asset or the biggest risk of a business. Employment screening can help increase workforce integrity and trustworthiness. Let’s have a conversation so we can better understand your employment screening requirements.