- Be fair and consistent to every candidate, and everyone is supposed to go through the same process.
- Be aware of identity theft: a candidate might be a victim of identity theft and hence is not responsible for a bad record.
- Inform a candidate’s the decision with specific reasons if s/he fails to pass the background check, allowing this candidate to clarify the information if applicable.
- It is fine to outsource background check, but make sure to find a reliable agent.
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