Obtain an employment application and background check policies and procedures from your employer or a company with which you are familiar.
Write a 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 your paper consistent with APA guidelines.