Employment Screening Trends

Employment Screening Trends in 2021


Frank Costa, President of NEXGEN Protection Security —

“Organizations have to manage risk. Without risk, there’s no reward. Without employees, you don’t have much of a business. In order to mitigate this risk, employee backgrounds checks are vital.

In the last 10 years or so, there has been changes to the law, on how background checks should be used, and what information is reportable or not.  I highly recommend employers to hire an attorney that specializes in labor law, to develop standards of use for employee background checks.

Due to the current COVID situation, court records are currently not readily available. The new trend is to routinely conduct follow-up background checks on employees to make sure there was no changes in the record. The world has become increasingly volatile and uncertain.”


Source: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Roy Maurer, covers talent acquisition, immigration, HR technology and labor markets for SHRM Online. Before joining SHRM in 2008, he was an editor and reporter covering state and city government in Indiana, arts and culture in Los Angeles and theater in Washington, D.C. 

To read the full article go to, https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/background-checks-employment-screening-trends-2021.aspx

About NEXGEN Protection Services
NEXGEN Protection offers a wide range of security solutions to mitigate the high-risk threats unique to your business.

Frank Costa is NEXGEN’s Chief Protection Officer. Frank brings over 20 years from the world of risk management, security protection and investigations experience to protect your business’s bottom line. Costa is also on staff as senior security and counter-terrorism supervisor for a large transportation network. He provides critical security expertise to protect the public.

Every day the NEXGEN Security Team is on the front line, utilizing cutting edge technology to monitor, research and provide security protection to offset threats to your organization and employees.

Business owners, landlords, property managers, and legal teams throughout the New York State region contract NEXGEN Protection.

To learn more about NEXGEN Protection visit our website at https://nexgenprotectionservices.com.


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