The crucial task of selecting a trustworthy background screening partner can be a difficult one, and options continue to grow as the industry expands and technology evolves. Your background screening partner is a key component of your talent screening and selection process, so finding the right partner with the right fit for your screening program is paramount. That partner should support your hiring process by delivering timely, accurate, and compliant information of the highest quality while delivering industry leading customer service. This guide was created as a best practice resource to help you make this big decision. Conducting proper due diligence on your potential screening partner, and addressing the topics provided within this guide, will ensure that the provider you choose has the capabilities and expertise to handle your customized needs. A suitable partner will understand quality, information security and have the technology to optimize your program. Establishing a relationship based on specific measurements of mutual success will establish a program that is seamless, cost-effective, efficient, and compliant.