No Stone Left Unturned in Criminal Background Checks
September 25, 2013
What components are required for a comprehensive criminal background check? It’s no longer enough to simply say that you’ve done a background check. Employers need to consider elements such as accuracy, criminal hit rate, an address history search, alias names, county criminal searches and how far back the record is found. Is your background screening provider conducting a comprehensive background check? Our expert panelists discuss the components that can make or break your criminal background checks.
Perhaps conducting a background check is just another item on your to-do list and you’re not concerned about the level of accuracy. However, if you want to learn how you can make the best hiring decisions based on all information available, this video is for you. Our expert panelists discuss the intricacies of forming a comprehensive criminal background check.
The components to consider for a comprehensive criminal background check include:
- Address history search
- Alias names
- County criminal search
- Maximum possible accuracy philosophy
- Research & test the tools that provide the best results
To learn more about the elements of a thorough criminal background check, download EmployeeScreenIQ’s article, Time for a Wake Up Call: Are Your Criminal Background Checks Giving You a False Sense of Security?
Related EmployeeScreenIQ Content
• Time for a Wake Up Call: Are Your Criminal Background Checks Giving You a False Sense of Security? (Article)
• Less Records Are Now More Valuable: The Ins & Outs of the National Database Search (Blog post)
Quick Takes is a video series blending together bits of experience and expertise from EmployeeScreenIQ’s background screening experts. With a newsroom feel, discussions surround the latest issues in the background screening industry. All of the videos were filmed unscripted-giving you the opportunity to hear genuine responses from the professionals. Topics range from social media background checks to conducting a thorough criminal records search. We’re releasing a new video every month, so stay tuned.