Background checks, do they really make a difference?
Employers have a responsibility to protect their business from the predatory actions of an unfit employee. For example issues of fraud, theft and workplace violence.
Failure to background check an employee can damage your brand name, reputation and market share.
There is no credible legal defense for an employer who fails to take reasonable steps to background check their prospective employees.
With a pre-employment background check, you’ll be confident in who you’re hiring and their ability to perform in their position.
Technology is making fraud harder to detect. It is estimated that over 40% of resumes can contain false or tweaked information.
Accurate education credentials help ensure no fraudulent information was given.
Being discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces under less than honorable service, could be a sign of criminal actions that are not part of the public record. NationsCheck Inc. researches military records.
Database records contain inaccurate, incomplete or “stale” information that may have been changed at the court since the reports were compiled.
Not all of the 3,141 county and county equivalent courts across the USA provide their records to the proprietary database suppliers, resulting in the report indicating a false “no records found”.
The only source for accurate real time information is the individual local county court where the case was prosecuted. NationsCheck Inc. investigates known counties where an employee has resided.
OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control): access to the latest global watch lists. Better know as the "Patriot Act".
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a typical company employee theft, accounts for loses of 5% of its annual revenue with almost one third of employees committing some type of theft in the workplace.
Though national in scope, data provided by NationsCheck is compiled from multiple public record data sources. NationsCheck makes no claims to the completeness of its database or that data for all states or jurisdictions is included in its current product offerings. NationsCheck takes reasonable measures to update these records as available, but as in all public records, we rely on the completeness and accuracy of each state's records. e completeness and accuracy of each state's records.