The Perfect Background Check – More Than the Sum of Its Parts

A thorough background check includes multiple components, such as fingerprinting and E-verify checks, that enable employers to see a prospective employee from multiple angles. According to HireRight’s 2019 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, criminal/public record searches remain the most popular type of screen, however it is important to consider the type of job for which the applicant is applying, such as those that involve driving or handling money. Some components employers should consider adding to the screening process include: I-9/Employment Authorization, Drug-Alcohol Testing, Education Information, Motor Vehicle Records, Professional License/Qualification Verifications, Credit History, Fingerprinting, and Social Media.


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