Employee Background Verification – Discrepancy Statistics for August 2019

Here are the high level monthly discrepancy statistics for August 2019.

We observed that 2.8% of the overall number of cases had discrepancies (could be major or minor).

Next, let us look at the breakup of the discrepancies to identify further which types of components (checks) were the source of these discrepancies. These discrepancies were in Employment verification (accounting for 57.1% of the total discrepancy), Address verification (accounting for 28.6% of the total discrepancy) and Education verification (accounting for 14.3% of the total discrepancy).

Employment verification, Education verification and Address checks are clearly the checks employers should focus on. Click To Tweet

It’s better to be safe than sorry!


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