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Pre-Employment Profiles, Inc. is the premiere provider of pre-employment screenings and executive level background investigations to California employers. As members of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) we are committed to exacting standards, ethical practices and compliance with all federal and state regulations. As leading edge professionals in the background screening industry it is our mission to protect the integrity of your business, while guarding the rights of applicants. We are not a "one size fits all" service provider. Call us today and discover how we can provide you with the information necessary to always 'HIRE INFORMED!'

Archive for June, 2014

Why do we need to verify resumes’ on every applicant before we hire them?

Posted in: Blog by parkerpi on June 30, 2014

We hear that question almost every week.  Well, it is really quite simple. For one reason or another, a significant number of applicants tell outright lies on their resumes and applications. It’s estimated that 50% of all candidates resumes have some type of meaningful discrepancy: 35% of these discrepancies are related to employment dates, 29% are related to salary, 24% are related to job title, and 12% are related to education and degrees earned. Employers have only one real option to learn the truth about candidates – diligently contact former employers and academic institutions. Resume distortions are a serious breach of trust – individuals who are comfortable embellishing their backgrounds are also more comfortable being dishonest in other ways that could damage an organization profoundly. Let us help you with this time consuming task.

Using Social Media to Screen Job Applicants

Posted in: Blog by parkerpi on June 26, 2014

While it is true that a great deal of information on job applicants may be found online using social networking sites such as Facebook, doing so could result in significant negative issues for human resource professionals and employers. Remember…just because information exists online does not mean that it is true nor is relying upon the information without risk. Pre-Employment Profiles, Inc. will help employers and HR pros understand the issues that may affect the use of social media data.

Riley Parker appointed to BSIS Advisory Committee

Posted in: Blog by parkerpi on

Bureau Chief Laura Alarcon recently appointed Riley Parker, Private Investigator, to a two-year term on the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Advisory Committee as an industry member representing Private Patrol Operators. The appointment of Parker will take affect on July 1, 2014.