Hiring new employees can be a difficult time and employing the wrong person can put a lot of strain on you and your company as well as your other employees and colleagues so it is important that you make the right choice for all of you. Though this can sometimes be difficult, a private investigation could help you greatly in making the decision of who to employ easier on both you and the potential applicants.
When hiring new employees there are some points that it is helpful for any employer to consider such as past credentials and experience, skills and motivation, compatibility with other employees and how they meet the requirements of the position.
Interview and Application
One of the ways that private investigation could help you is during and throughout the interview and application process that accompanies hiring a new employee. It is in these stages that you could miss crucial but telling details about an individual in terms of their personality traits, professional skills and qualifications and their suitability for the position.
Using a simple but thorough background check using only the name and date of birth of an individual, a private detective could provide as much detail as you need to know on a prospective employee to verify the details provided throughout the application process and help you to make an informed decision.
How Well Are They Doing the Job?
Finding someone to work for you is all well and good but how can you be sure that they are performing in the way that you would expect them to in the work environment? A private investigation could give you the insight into the workplace that you need to make sure that your employees are meeting the work and productivity system that you expect of them and more. Simply by installing a system of hidden cameras in your office or work area as part of a covert surveillance investigation, you could find out what really goes on when your employees or colleagues are left to their own devices.
People Who Have Been Helped in the Past
A local employer contacted a private detective after discovering that several of his company vehicles were being ill-treated. In the hope of confronting this misuse of company property the man discussed his case with an operative and following a thorough consultation it was agreed that the best course of action would be to use GPS tracking to determine whether or not the vehicles were being used for personal use and so violating the employee’s contracts.
Once the tracking devices were attached to the underneath of the vehicles the investigation could commence. It was soon found that the suspected individuals were misusing the property of the company and were accordingly reprimanded.
This case was one brought to a private detective from an employer who was hoping to recruit some new individuals for their highly respected company. After the prospective candidates for the important position had been decided upon background checks and limited surveillance were carried out on the individuals to assess who was the most suitable for the position based on their credentials, lifestyle and the honesty of the details shared throughout the application stages.
Following the investigation the candidates were narrowed down and the individual who was felt to be most suitable for the post was offered the position and is now excelling.