Many companies have begun to conduct regulatory, compliance and criminal record checks of people seeking jobs with them amid growing risks of staff-driven security threats and corporate frauds, experts told PTI. They are also scanning the social media platforms for due diligence.
Apart from the practiced norm of verifying educational and professional credentials of the job aspirants, companies across all major sectors are now also trying to make sure that their potential employees do not have been party to any regulatory non-compliance, corporate frauds or other unlawful activities.
The hiring process now include criminal record verification, court record checks, regulatory authorities’ database check, credit and integrity risk database check, national identity check and substance abuse testing, and regulatory compliance database checks.
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