You are the hiring manager for Home Improvement Center and need to fill a position for a night supervisor position. You have narrowed the selection to an applicant you think would be a good fit for...

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You are the hiring manager for Home Improvement Center and need to fill a position for a night supervisor position. You have narrowed the selection to an applicant you think would be a good fit for the position. The applicant meets the job requirements and responded well to the competency-based interview questions you posed during the interview. You conducted reference checks on the applicant by contacting former employers and received positive results. However, the background check shows the applicant had been convicted of possession of illicit drugs ten years ago for which the applicant served time in prison. Respond to the following questions in a 1-2 page paper.1. How do the results of the background check influence your decision to hire the applicant? Do you still hire the applicant, despite the results of the background check? Explain.2. What are potential legal issues associated with background checks? Include a description of negligent hiring and defamation of character. Describe the steps an organization should take to prevent negligent hiring and defamation of character from occurring.
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Answer To: You are the hiring manager for Home Improvement Center and need to fill a position for a night...

Sundeep answered on Feb 27 2020
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1] How do the results of the background check influence your decision to hire the applicant? Do you still hire the applicant, despite the results of the background check? Explain.
The results of the background does leave out a negative impact on the character of the person. Even though in the past, a stamp of prison does leave a strong feeling in the mind. The position is an important position with responsibilities and hence appointment of a right candidate is very important. The possession of illicit drugs was 10 years ago for which the person has served his term in prison. Also by clearing the reference checks and interview questions we have a fair idea about the strong personality of the person and hence can be confident enough to hire him.
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