Obtain an employment application and background check policies and procedures from a company with which is known.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you identify the strengths and weaknesses of a company’s employment application and background-check policies and procedures.
Answer the following questions regarding the employment application:
- Does the application provide sufficient information to conduct a background investigation?
- What waivers does the application contain?
- What waivers not reflected need to be addressed?
- Is the same application used for all positions?
- What revisions would you make to the application?
Answer the following questions regarding the organization’s background check policies and procedures:
- What checks are conducted?
- What is the policy on drug testing?
- Is a credit check standard?
- Do background checks include interviewing previous and current neighbors?
- Are references contacted and interviewed?
- Is the background check procedure in place adequate?
- How could the process be improved?
- What are the EEOC restrictions which includes criminal records in conducting background employment checks?
Format consistent with APA guidelines.