Pre-employment, due diligence polygraph tests

Background checks Spain, Portugal | Polygraph verified job applicants

Pre employment polygraph tests

Pre-employment, background due diligence polygraph tests are becoming common practice in different industries.

Especially the industries that deal with highly confidential information or assets have a broad interest in knowing that the people that have access to valuable assets or information need to be trustworthy characters.

There is a clear tendency in companies in looking for talent wherever they can find it, especially with the growth of new technologies. International collaboration has become the norm for the new economy.

Software developing companies, information technology providers, fintechs, cybersecurity, etc, all of them hire talent all over the world. Spain and Portugal have become interesting hunting grounds for these type of companies to find the professionals that will contribute to the development of this sector.

Recruitment, hiring, subcontracting in the iberian peninsula has increased, especially in the IT sector.

Spain and Portugal have excellent programming and IT training that have delivered highly skilled and sought after professionals.

Banks, security companies, R&D departments, etc. also need in-depth background checks for candidates or service providers.

A video conference interview, however is not always the best tool to find out about the background of candidates. That’s where B.E.A.R. FORENSICS comes in to make international recruitment safer.

Our experience has allowed us to tailor specific services for companies that are interested in hire or use professionals from countries abroad, especially Spain and Portugal.

Due diligence, background polygraph tests for pre-employment

Polygraph Test Explained

Our due diligence background polygraph program is designed to confirm the information provided by the candidate, job applicant, service provider during the selection process.

Our program expands on the information provided by the candidate and makes sure the applicant fits the ethical standards of the hiring company. Our program confirms that the candidate does not have a behavior that could later become a liability for the hiring company.

The pre-employment, background due diligence program analyses things like:

  • Education background confirmation
  • Verification of professional experience
  • Reasons for quitting a job or company
  • Unlawful behavior on workplace
  • Connection to organized crime
  • Links to competition
  • Involvement in terrorist activities
  • Illegal substance use on workplace
  • Criminal record
  • Etc.

Monitoring polygraph testing

Human Resources Staff

Our monitoring polygraph program is designed as a follow up test to professionals that are already contributing with companies. This test monitors the behavior of the candidate, service provider, professional.

This program is specially important for positions that deal with confidential, highly valuable information. Blackmail, corruption, extortion might put the professional in a position that could jeopardize the information he or she handles.

Our monitoring program makes sure that the employee, service provider complies with contractual duties, internal ethical policies, nda’s etc.

Our monitoring compliance program analyses issues like:

  • Passing on of confidential information
  • Compliance with contractual duties
  • Compliance with company ethical policies
  • Ties to competition
  • Etc.

Due diligence, recovery polygraph test

Sometimes however, even with all the effort made by companies, damages and losses happen. This is inherent in doing business. Nevertheless, companies need to make sure that these losses and damages were not committed intentionally.

The specific issue polygraph is designed to clear up the damage and make sure that the event wasn’t intentional.

This test is normally applied in cases like:

  • Fire
  • Asset destruction
  • Sabotage
  • Internal theft
  • Sexual harassment complaints
  • Abuse of power
  • Etc.

Due diligence pre-employment polygraph tests in Portugal

B.E.A.R. FORENSICS has been active in Portugal for more than 10 years and we have performed our polygraph programs for different international companies that operate or recruit in the Portuguese market.

Information technology companies have been very active in recruiting talent in Portugal being it either to relocate them to their headquarters or to have them work from home.

Lisbon and Porto are the most popular cities but other cities like Coimbra and Aveiro have proven to deliver highly trained and experienced professionals.

Our pre-employment polygraph tests reports can be drafted in English or Portuguese, as well as the interviews that we do with the candidates, service providers.

Background checks in Spain

Spain has be an attractive country for a lot of technology companies. Be it to work from Spain or to recruit local talent.

We have been active in Spain for more than 15 years and have a thorough understanding of the local market.

Barcelona and Madrid being the most populated cities, it is also where most talent can be found. However, Spain being a highly decentralized country, it has given other cities like Bilbao, Valencia, A Coruña, Sevilla, Malaga, Salamanca enough freedom to develop advanced educational training programs.

Our due diligence professional background checks in Spain are designed to make sure that you hire, contract with confidence.


For more information about pre-employment, due diligence polygraph tests in Spain or Portugal please contact with B.E.A.R. FORENSICS.

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