Criminal Background Checks — Accurate Background

March 31, 2021

Criminal background checks are an integral part of the employment background screening process. When conducting a criminal background check, it's important to tailor the check to the position and industry. In this video, you'll learn what a criminal history check is and how Accurate can help ensure your employment background screenings are timely, compliant, and cost-effective manner. To learn more about criminal background checks, visit https://www.accurate.com/employment-screening/criminal-background-checks/ Full video transcript: At Accurate, we help employers make more informed hiring decisions and ensure applicants connect with the right job quickly. Criminal background checks are an integral part of that process. So, what is a criminal background check? A criminal check is just one component of the background check process. They help businesses: • Make informed hiring decisions, • Comply with regulations, • Protect assets, • Mitigate risk, • And avoid costly negligent hiring claims A criminal background check provider, such as Accurate, collects information related to criminal history from a variety of federal, state and county sources, including: • District courts • County courts • Sex offender registries • And other federal, state, and local courts Criminal records checks can and should be tailored to fit the specific position and industry. For example, restaurants may have a stronger tolerance for petty theft than retailers. The transportation industry might care more about misdemeanor or felony traffic offenses than, say, a customer service role. Or abuse registries can be searched if the employee will work with children or other vulnerable populations. When building a background check policy, identifying by position what checks are essential will help your company make the wisest, safest, most compliant hiring decisions. Next, determine if your company will conduct continuous monitoring … we’ll talk more about that in another video. So, are you ready to get started? We work carefully with all our clients to design and implement comprehensive screening practices that fit your business needs. For more information on criminal background checks or to learn about conducting criminal background checks for your business, contact us today. Thank you for watching this video … to learn more about Accurate Background and the employment screening services we offer, consider one of these other videos on your screen or visit our website at accurate.com. Oh, and don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on employment screening services, trends and other topics.

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