Internet Lets a Criminal Past Catch Up Quicker

The New York Times

The Internet and the proliferation of screening companies that perform background checks have made digging into a job applicant’s history both easy and inexpensive, according to this article. A survey by the Society of Human Resources Management found that almost 90 percent of large employers conduct criminal background checks on some or all job candidates. Rod Fliegel comments on the growing trend throughout this piece.

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