HR Budgeting: How to Plan for Background Check Costs

According to a 2020 report by and the Professional Background Screening Associate (PBSA), the cost to conduct a background check is a top challenge for employers. A few tips that will help employers get the most out of their investment include: considering needs for the upcoming year, evaluating the current background check process, focusing on the total cost and benefits of ownership, understanding hidden fees, examining background check needs on a granular level, avoiding product bundles, considering unavoidable costs (like costs for expanded searches and court search fees), considering needs versus wants, and conducting quarterly business reviews with a screening partner.


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