Fighting Workplace Fraud: Making Sense of Background Checks

Background checks are often used as a tool to prevent workplace fraud, as mentioned in our blog post ‘Stop Fraud at the Door Before it Enters your Organization’.

Posted by Joe Gerard in Article on May 11th, 2011
Background checks are often used as a tool to prevent workplace fraud, as mentioned in our blog post ‘Stop Fraud at the Door Before it Enters your Organization’. Employers need to be careful when conducting background checks, as there are a lot of steps involved in the process. Also, employers need to understand how to interpret the information found during the background check.

While looking for a complete list of steps to follow in a background check, we came across an interesting infographic published on the Diligentia Group’s blog, titled “The Anatomy of a Comprehensive Background Check [INFOGRAPHIC].” The infographic addresses all of the steps involved in a background check, as well as a background investigation. The blog post that accompanies the infographic also includes a section titled “connecting the dots,” which discusses how to interpret the information uncovered during a background check or background investigation.

Read More: “The Anatomy of a Comprehensive Background Check


Joe Gerard
Joe Gerard

CEO, i-Sight

Spend my days showing off the i-Sight investigative case management software and finding ways to help clients improve their investigations. Usually working with corporate security, HR & employee relations, compliance and legal teams.

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