According to the Global Barometer of Theft in Commerce and Distribution, in 2011 it is in North America that businesses are the most numerous (39.4%) to observe an increase in fraud of their employees. The world average is set at 24% and there is a fairly large gap with North America.
According to the same study, retailers in Canada estimate that 54% of employees are thieves, not customers. They believe that thefts are made by false return merchandise, suspicious back and forth in the back shop, mysterious disappearances in the cash drawer, dishonest use of the POS terminal ( TPV), etc. Dishonest employees do not miss an opportunity to round off their end of the month.
In Quebec, the Conseil québécois du commerce de détail estimates criminal losses at $ 586 billion! Imagine the money your business can lose through unchecked hiring. That’s why
ACCESS IDentité wants to avoid you pitfalls by offering you an essential service: the pre-employment. What is pre-employment? The pre-employment service includes, among other things:
- Criminal record checks, all pan-Canadian;
- Verification of the credit rating;
- Verification of references from previous employers;
- The authenticity of diplomas;
- An investigation into the validity of the driver’s license and classes;
- If applicable, verification of membership in the Professional Order or the Association.
This service is essential for all companies as small as they are. Pre-employment service saves you from hiring the wrong person who will make you lose money. During the selection process, our Candidate Report will help you make an informed decision.
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