BACKGROUND VERIFICATION

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Creating A Culture Of Confidentiality

Not long ago, I interviewed a candidate who wanted a job with us after having worked with a competitor. Nothing exceptional, right? Happens all the time. Well, this individual was carrying 50-odd candidate reports with him to help support his claim that his current employer was doing poor quality work. Imagine -- 50 confidential and highly personal reports being bandied about in such cavalier manner. (Needless to add I did not meet this candidate again.)