When do you need a criminal background checks? 

Hiring an individual for employment and hiring an at home health care professional.

Making a bad hire can prove costly for your business and wasted resources. It can possibly damage your reputation, and lower morale among your team. By conducting a criminal background checks for employment as part of your screening process, you reduce the chances of bringing in an employee with a troubling criminal past. All too often, applicants provide false information in their resumes or job applications. In some cases, applicants may attempt to hide information about a criminal record. Failing to conduct a comprehensive search before hiring can expose your company to potential liability “a risk most business owners prefer not to take”.

Making criminal background checks part of your hiring process is critical for protecting your customers, employees and vendors. If you are considering hiring someone to come in to your home to take care of an elderly parent or sick family member, know who they are.


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The Value of Criminal Background Checks

Any time you hire a new employee, you take a risk that the individual may not be qualified for the job or, even worse, may prove detrimental to your organization. The best insurance for making advantageous hires is conducting comprehensive criminal background checks.

By thoroughly researching an applicant’s past for any criminal record, you avoid hiring individuals with convictions for financial crimes such as fraud, theft and embezzlement. You also reduce the chances of hiring someone with a history of behaving in a threatening or violent manner. You never know who you are hiring.

By thoroughly screening applicants for criminal records, you improve the overall quality of your hires. In addition, you may reduce losses from employee theft and lower the liability that can come with a lawsuit for negligent hiring. Courts have ruled that employers must use reasonable care when hiring anyone who may present a threat to the public.

Avoiding bringing the wrong person on board also can potentially protect your business reputation, and spare you costly Court Litigation should one of your employees cause harm.

Hiring quality applicants can help increase your organization’s success, advance your brand, and grow your profits. By working with a professional Private Investigator, you can feel confident about receiving accurate, comprehensive criminal background information about your applicants.

What does a criminal background check include?

Our Private Investigators will use a variety of tools including verification of previous employment and a criminal records check to help ensure that you take reasonable care in your hiring process. By working with us, you help reduce the possibility of negligent hiring liability for your organization.

If you are hiring an employee who will interact with vulnerable populations such as children or older adults, completing a detailed criminal records check is vital for safety and for the company’s reputation. By working with a background check provider that can search at the county as well as state level, you gain access to additional records that may not be in the state database.

What to Expect From a Criminal Background Check for Employers

Assistance from a Private Investigation company can help you save time and resources as you confirm applicants’ suitability for your open positions.


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