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Background Screening Services

Why Background Checks should be Performed 

Employers have the right to learn more about the candidates. They also have the right to ensure that a potential new hire does not have anything worrisome in their past that could potentially harm the business or employees.

Background screening is a simple and inexpensive tool to help give a 360 degree view of your potential employee. Screening the criminal history and credentials of an applicant is the best way to keep your company from hiring a criminal, registered sex offender, an exaggerator of credentials, or just a plain liar, reducing your company's risk and liability.

It’s so easy to run a background screening check that it is almost unthinkable that some companies still make hiring decisions without the reassurance that a background check provides.

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Data showing that Background Checks are helpful

In a more competitive job market, individuals are likely to embellish or hide certain information in order to appear attractive to recruiters. 50% of all resumes and applications contain false information according to research conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

What could they be hiding?

  • • As many as 572,000 non-fatal crimes occurred in the American workplace in a single year, according to the Justice Department Bureau of Justice Statistic Workplace Violence (1993-2009).
  • • The violence could have been prevented by conducting background checks to determine if any potential new hires had criminal records in many of these cases.
  • • Workplace violence accounts for 18% of all violent crimes, according to the Department of Justice.
  • • American retail employees stole $10.4 billion in a one-year period, according to the University of Florida and a recent national survey.
  • • Employee theft was the cause of 33% of all business failures according to the U.S. Department of Commerce identifies .
what is included in background checks

The following are the areas included in our Background Check - Starting at $45.00/person:

  • • Nationwide Criminal Database Search
  • • SSN Trace
  • • Sex Offender Search
  • • ArrestDirect Candidate

Remember: You must always obtain an applicant’s written authorization prior to conducting a background check.

Other Available Searches include:

  • • County Criminal Records Reports
  • • Social Media Background Checks
  • • Credit History Report

Fill out the form or call us today to get started 503-479-6082

National Criminal Database Search

The Nationwide Criminal Records Database Search is a powerful search of over 200 million records nationwide, including the District of Columbia, and includes criminal records from statewide repositories and archives, department of corrections, local county information, traffic violations and infractions, and administration of courts records.

This database search also includes the nationwide Sex Offender Registry search.

Registered Sex Offender Search

The Registered Sex Offender Search simultaneously searches 49 states sex offender registries. The Registered Sex Offender Search is vital for job applicants in the healthcare industry, education, childcare screening, and any type of position dealing with children.

Protect your employees, clients, and company name by screening all job candidates with the Nationwide Sex Offender Search.

Social Security Number (SSN) Verification

The SSN trace verifies your employment candidate's Social Security Number (SSN), past and present addresses and possible aliases or maiden names used. This search establishes the time frame of when the social security number (SSN) was issued and put into use. The SSN Trace shows whether the SSN is valid, state of issue, and is actually registered to your candidate.

  • • SSN Trace Helps Establish Identity
  • • SSN Trace Provides Candidate Address History
  • • Shows Candidate Aliases, Past Names

Customized your Background Checks, we make it simple. Fill out the form to get started.