Glossary of Human Resources Management and Employee Benefit Terms
Employee verification is essential for organizations to make informed hiring decisions, mitigate risks, ensure workplace safety, and maintain regulatory compliance. It helps employers verify the authenticity of candidates' qualifications, past employment history, and suitability for the role, thus safeguarding the integrity of the workforce and the company's reputation.
Employee verification refers to confirming potential and current employees' background, credentials, and suitability. It involves various checks and assessments to ensure that the information provided by individuals aligns with the requirements of the position they are applying for or currently holding.
The different types of employee verification includes:
1. Pre-employment screening
2. Ongoing verification
The legal considerations that matters are:
The benefits are:
The challenges and limitations of it are:
The best practices are:
These are short surveys that can be sent frequently to check what your employees think about an issue quickly. The survey comprises fewer questions (not more than 10) to get the information quickly. These can be administered at regular intervals (monthly/weekly/quarterly).
Having periodic, hour-long meetings for an informal chat with every team member is an excellent way to get a true sense of what’s happening with them. Since it is a safe and private conversation, it helps you get better details about an issue.
eNPS (employee Net Promoter score) is one of the simplest yet effective ways to assess your employee's opinion of your company. It includes one intriguing question that gauges loyalty. An example of eNPS questions include: How likely are you to recommend our company to others? Employees respond to the eNPS survey on a scale of 1-10, where 10 denotes they are ‘highly likely’ to recommend the company and 1 signifies they are ‘highly unlikely’ to recommend it.