Alternative Methods for Verifying Employment
Are there alternative ways to verify employment if an applicant’s previous employer is unresponsive or out of business?
Although there are alternative ways to verify employment, many of these alternatives include legal risks and should therefore be used with an abundance of caution. Employers would be well-advised to request alternative documentation only after extending a conditional offer of employment that includes salary information and to request that the applicant mask or redact any protected or irrelevant information.
Review this resource to learn of alternatives and options for consideration.