While it is a protocol for employers to screen job applicants applying for a position in their company, job hunters likewise can and must also do a background check on prospective employers. Many employers and companies project a strong portfolio and company profile. While this may be proved true to some, you can never really be 100% sure you can be taken care of as an employer unless you are already working under them.
There are employees that experiences unjust award if not total neglect on benefits that they should be receiving from their employers. Some, due to lack of choice and opportunity manages to stay and become a victim - If not to voice out and loose the job altogether.
There is a precautionary way to do in order to prevent yourself from landing to such kinds of employer. Do a background check prior to continuing or planning to apply on the job. You can do this by checking their legitimacy and certification records on your local government’s labor department. This is encouraged by the government as it can prevent cases of labor maltreatment prior. You may also talk to any current company employees on their status in the company - whether they are compensated well and given right benefits. You can read articles (if there is) on the company. And search online as it has for sure some information spilled that can help you assess. There are online search engines you can sought for and gives ample information about the company profile or its owner. It can also give you an overview of the company’s status and if they have been involved in criminal and legal cases. With this information at hand, you can guard yourself from future complication, work dissatisfaction, and short term employments.