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The pandemic has proliferated a new and growing set of risks for organizations. In addition to scrambling for revenue gains amid changing landscapes, businesses must also figure out ways to protect their employees, consumers and assets from fraud, theft and cybercrime.

All of this makes background checks more important than ever, so long as companies do so with compliance. Here are somne of the numerous benefits of employment screening in our post-pandemic world.

Better-informed hiring decisions

Amidst a battered global 10.7 million Americans were left jobless in 2020, representing an rate of 6.7%, according to Dec. 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These are precisely the kinds of economic conditions…

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