Background screening is arguably the worst part of the recruiting process — both for recruiters and prospective employees. It’s time consuming, requires a lot of data entry and adds delays and anxiety to the hiring process. Companies that are trying to win over promising candidates are looking to their background screening vendors to make this process less painful.
“In the war for talent, candidate experience has become very important,” said Clare Hart, CEO of Sterling Talent Solutions in New York. “They want to get employees into the organization sooner, and to be sure they have a positive experience getting there.”