A central role of any business owner or hiring manager is to always consider the safety of your employees, especially when bringing on someone new. This is why millions of businesses conduct background checks for criminal records so they have a more holistic understanding of the person they’re considering hiring.
But, should a person's criminal record be a reason for not hiring them every single time? We have provided several case studies on our site to illustrate what could happen if you don't do your due diligence, but we also believe in giving someone a second chance. You simply need to know where your business is willing to draw the line.
To help you out a bit, here are some questions to either ask yourself or the potential employee when something shows up on their criminal background check.