In a recent survey, 4% of 6,500 HR professionals said their organization practices continuous screening and rolling background checks. The vast majority (92%) of survey respondents said they conduct background checks, mostly pre-employment. These searches generally included issues such as criminal records. Only 15% of respondents said they rescreen workers annually, 13% conduct checks after a triggering event, such as after a wage garnishment or other legal issue. One reason that more employers haven’t embraced rescreening is the cost. It is an expensive undertaking, and it still leaves employers open to risk. One option is the use of continuous monitoring technology that will alert an employer within an hour of someone being booked into jail. Users of this technology suggest it can protect companies from fraud, theft, and reputational damage. Read the full article.