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What is employment screening?

Pre-employment screening refers to the process of investigating the backgrounds of potential employees and is commonly used to verify the accuracy of an applicant's claims as well as to discover any possible criminal history, workers compensation claims, or employer sanctions.

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Beside this, what does screening mean for a job?

Job screening is a process that an HR department uses to reduce the amount of applicants for a position and focus only on applicants that are qualified for the position. They will also compare the Resume and CV to the job description to ensure that the candidate fulfills the minimum qualifications of the position.

Beside above, what is checked in a background check? A background check will investigate a candidate's background based on criteria determined by their prospective or current employer. A check of a candidate's background may include employment, education, criminal records, credit history, motor vehicle and license record checks.

Likewise, does pre employment screening mean I got the job?

No, it does not Leon. It means nothing more than they are interested enough in you to spend the time and effort to do the pre-employment screening at whatever level they typically do. That might mean HR is going to call a few of your references.

What are pre employment checks?

Pre-employment checks help you to determine whether a candidate is suitable for a particular role and that they possess the required qualifications and skills. They also help you confirm whether the person is physically able to carry out the work and that they are legally allowed to work in the UK.

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