Resources & FAQ

Do You Have Questions about Hiring, Background Checks, Company Security, or anything else about Your Business?

Then this Page is for You!

The benefits of using Background Checks when hiring for you or in your business can be confusing.  You may think they are mostly for "big business" or you can't afford the extra expense of screening your applicants.  And even if you see the need, you just don't know where to begin!     

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Below You will find some Resources designed to Answer Your Most Frequently Asked Questions.

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What is a Background Check?

Knowing what kinds of things are researched during a Background check is key to helping you understand what they are and how you can use them in your hiring process.
Here you will discover the steps taken, from beginning to end, during a typical background check.  Learn what can be checked and why it will help you make a better hiring decision.
Do You think background checks are not necessary for your business?  Or even that you can find everything you need to know online?

You are not alone!  Here you will find the 4 most common misconceptions about Background Checks and what you really need to know!

Why Do I Need to Use Background Checks when Hiring for my Small Business?

The number one reason to use Background Checks when hiring is to Protect Your Business!  Your reputation is everything and doing all you can to protect what you have created makes good business sense.  And nothing represents your company more than you and your employees.  Hiring well comes from having all the facts you need to make an informed decision.

Discover more about "Why" here:

How Can I Choose the Right Background Check Company?

Finding the best background check company will really help you feel more comfortable with the entire process. Understanding exactly how the screening company researches their information is key.  It is also important that you feel they are putting you and your company's needs first.  

Check out these 5 Tips that will help: 

Isn't a Background Check too expensive for 
my Business?

Nothing could be further from the truth!  When you partner with a good screening company, they will help tailor the background check to your specific needs and your budget.  

Are there Background Check Guidelines & Regulations I need to Follow?

The answer is Yes!  There is state and federal legislation that governs how and when you can use background checks in your hiring process.  There are also EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) guidelines to consider.  All are dedicated to ensuring that you are not discriminating against any applicants who are part of a protected class.

While a good background check company will help you stay compliant, it is important for you to understand these guidelines too.

What You Should Know:
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report lists what rights your applicants have when it comes to an employment background check.  Things like their right to have access to your findings and to dispute anything they believe to be inaccurate.
Here you will find an outline on what you should do to make sure that your hiring practices are not violating EEOC guidelines, especially those concerning background check releases and disclosure forms.

Can I Use a Background Check
when Hiring Someone to 
Work in My Home?

Most definitely!  Screening home care workers, contractors, babysitters, and many others makes sense.  Not only is it safer for your family, but it also protects your home.

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What can I do to Keep my Business Secure?
Keeping your employees, customers, and your company and its assets safe needs to be a priority for every business owner. Doing so not only enhances your reputation, it is simply the right thing to do!  Find out more......

How to Protect Your Employees from:

How to Protect Your Company Assets and Information:
Protecting Personally Identifiable Information
Creating a Company Privacy Policy

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