PRC Employment Law: Conducting Background Checks on Employees

by Peter Pang -

Conducting a background check on a job applicant is a routine activity all over the world, although far too many employers ignore this critical step in the hiring process. The information sought typically includes academic background, employment history, and criminal record. Conducting background checks in China, however, involves special considerations relating to the sourcing of information and compliance with data privacy laws.

  • Researching an Applicant’s Educational Qualifications

  • Researching an Applicant’s Employment Background

  • Obtaining an Applicant’s Criminal Record

  • Legal Restrictions Affecting Background Checks

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