Background Screening

Hiring quality employees is critical to the success of any business. Bad hires diminish the safety, integrity, and profitability of your business.

The average bad hire that leaves a company within six months costs the company approximately $40,000 in severance pay, training, wasted human resources time, possible search firm fees, loss of productivity and impact on employee morale - (US Department of Labor)

Employee Theft

results in an average of $9 per day, per employee. $50 billion is lost annually as reported by the US Department of Justice (US DOJ).

Up to 50%

of all resumes and applications contain fabrications according to the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM)

One in Six Violent Crimes

occurs in the workplace as reported by the US DOJ.

More Than Two Million People are Victims

of violence in the workplace each year (National Crime Victimization Survey)

When No Active Security Measures are Taken

, the US DOJ estimates that 30% of the nation's employees are hard-core pilferers and 80% will become involved in employee theft.

A Single Episode of Serious Workplace Violence

has been calculated to be $250,000 - (The National Safe Workplace Institute)

The Average Jury Award

for civil suits on behalf of the "injured" is $3 million as verified by the Workplace Violence Research Institute.

33% of All Businesses Fail

due to internal theft (US Department of Commerce)

Substance Abusers

are absent three times more often and use up to sixteen times as many health care benefits as non-substance abusers. They are also six times more likely to file a worker's compensation claim.

Background screenings promote safety, honesty, and profitability by:

•Reducing employee turnover by hiring quality employees
•Providing an accurate background of each applicant
•Protecting against lawsuits
•Avoiding workplace violence
•Expediting the hiring process
•Improving profit margins

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API can customize a background screening package to fit your business needs. Please Contact Us to speak with a background screening specialist today.