TechRound: How do companies perform employee background checks?


We sat down with TechRound to detail what an online reputation check is, the importance of due diligence, and why your company should gain access to a candidate’s records.

What is an online reputation check?

An online reputation check is a process of gathering information about an individual or company from various online sources to verify their identity and check their criminal history, employment history, education, and other relevant information. It is often used by employers, landlords, and other organisations to assess the suitability of an individual for a job, tenancy, or other purpose.

We told TechRound why it is important to understand online reputation and how to best utilise it. There are a few different reasons as to why it’s important your business carries out background checks. These include:

  1. You’ll get employees you can trust – To build a good relationship with your team, you need to hire people that you know you can trust.
  2. Protect your company’s reputation – In the modern world where we rely so much on technology, it is important that your businesses online reputation is positive, especially small businesses.
  3. Legal compliance – As an employer, not only is it necessary to complete employment checks but you also need to ensure your checks are legal.

How can Yoono help?

We help with carrying out checks on your behalf in a time efficient and 360 manner: Yoono is an automated intelligence service which allows businesses to build up a much better idea as to who they are considering working with.

Yoono’s automated search feature will scour the internet for reports surrounding an individual or a business and prepare a report that you will be able to consider. Once you have looked at this report, you will be in a better position to decide whether you would like to work with that person or business.”

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