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If there’s one thing that isn’t discussed frequently in the campus recruitment industry in Canada, it’s background checks! Aside from law enforcement agencies and certain government organizations, it’s rare for employers to say up front that they use background checks as part of their recruitment and retention strategy.

Our friends over at recently shared this fascinating infographic you can click here to view, outlining some of the reasons employers may want to consider using background checks. The stats are from the U.S., but they’re interesting to think about nonetheless.

What do you think: Are employers that don’t utilize background checks setting themselves up for disaster? Or are background checks mostly unnecessary at the entry level?


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Cassandra Jowett is TalentEgg's Content Manager. She joined the team as a student intern in the summer of 2008, and since then her heart has never really left the Egg Carton. Cassandra is a recent graduate of the Ryerson University School of Journalism, where she earned a Bachelor of Journalism with a focus in writing and editing for newspapers. She has also written and edited for The Globe and Mail, The National Post, t.o.night newspaper and other publications.
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