Posted on: December 2, 2021 by Gavin Muirhead
Employers and companies often use a background check as part of their screening process in the pre-employment stage of recruitment. Background checks are created to provide businesses and individuals alike the tool to make sound and better recruitment decisions, verifying information available on individuals. These checks can be at the county, state, national, or federal levels.
A background check is a request for information on an individual’s past. Most of the time, this request covers criminal … Read More
Posted on: May 20, 2021 by Gavin Muirhead
When getting a national background check done, several challenges need to be overcome. National background checks are usually one of the first steps that employers take to ensure that their candidates are the right fit for their company and to ensure that that the history provided by the candidate is accurate.
Not all background checks are the same, and people tend to move around throughout their lives which could prove difficult for companies to provide their own background checks. At … Read More
Posted on: December 22, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Hiring a new team member is an exciting thing. You are expanding your team and bringing a like-minded and talented person into your business. However, it can also be a stressful time as well.
You need to make sure that your new employee is trustworthy to be an asset to your team. You also should understand and learn as much about your new employee as you can before you welcome them to your team and into your office.
To help … Read More
Posted on: March 30, 2020 by Gavin Muirhead
Employers often have to consider numerous applicants while going through the hiring process. A critical component of this process is a background check. Background checks allow you to quickly verify a potential employee’s past work experience and preemptively search for any important information that the applicant may have kept hidden. Background checks can also expose untruthful information that potential candidates have attempted to pass off as factual. Finally, they help expose any criminal activity that applicants might have … Read More
Posted on: October 12, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks are mainly used by employers who are looking for more information on potential employees. They can also be used by property owners, when a potential tenant is looking to live in their property.
When performing a background check, information is usually only gathered in the surrounding local area. This can provide the searcher with only a limited amount of information, because it is only pulling from local databases that the person may show up in. When … Read More