Chatsworth, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2006
InfoLink Screening Services Releases Full 2005 Report of Employee Background Screening Results by Industry
Report reveals surprising facts about derogatory information uncovered during screening processes for various industries -- from criminal records to false credentials. What kind of industries encounter the most applicants with criminal records? Which applicants are most apt to lie about their educational? What kinds of business have the most applicants who test positive for illegal drugs? Which job seekers have the most credit issues?
The Infolink Screening Services 2005 Report Hit ratio Analysis offers intriguing answers to these questions, and much more. The report is based on hundreds of thousands of background checks the company conducted during 2005. Infolink Screening is one of the nation’s leading providers of employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams and Form I-9 eSolutions.
Some facts from the report, by industry:
Automotive - High Criminal Record Check, DMV Information, Drug Testing and Credit History hit ratios
Business Services - Highest Worker's Comp History hit ratio and high Drug Testing hit ratio
Construction - Highest Criminal Record Check and DMV Information hit ratios
Education - Highest Drug Testing hit ratio
Food Services - High Criminal Record Check and Drug Testing hit ratios
Healthcare - High Credit History hit ratio
Hospitality - High Drug Testing and Credit History hit ratios
Legal Services - High SSN Trace/Verification and Past Employment Verification hit ratios
Manufacturing - High Criminal Record Check and Education Verification hit ratios
Non-Profit - Highest Past Employment Verification and Education Verification hit ratios
Real Estate - Highest SSN Trace/Verification hit ratio
Retail - High Criminal Record Check, DMV Information and Education Verification hit ratios
Staffing - High Credit History hit ratio
Transportation - Highest Credit History hit ratio and high Criminal Record Check, SSN Trace/Verification, Drug Testing and Education Verification
The complete statistical report is available at http://www.infolinkscreening.com/InfoLink/Resources/Articles/applicant_hit_ratio_2005.aspx
Note: "Hits" can include criminal record search convictions, motor vehicle violations, discrepancies in past employment and education verifications, positive drug test results, derogatory credit information, potentially fraudulent information associated with Social Security Numbers, and prior workers' compensation claims.
About InfoLink Screening Services
InfoLink Screening Services is a leading provider of employment background checks, drug testing services, physical exams and Form I-9 eSolutions. InfoLink’s easy-to-use, web-based service enables human resource professionals to conveniently request background screening services, track work in progress, and securely retrieve and archive reports. Thousands of companies nationwide rely on InfoLink Screening Services before they finalize their hiring decisions. InfoLink’s exceptional service, fast turnaround time, accuracy and legal compliance expertise enable companies to Hire with Confidence®. For more information, call 800-990-HIRE (4473) or visit
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