1. A background check should be used to see if a candidate is disqualified for a job because of a criminal past, or if they have made false statements about their education or employment experience.
2. The background verification should conduc in a way that it helps in raising the productivity of your company or organization.
3. Make careful you obtain written authorization from candidates before conducting a background check. A signed authorization from the employer is required for this E-checks.
4. Make sure you choose a trustworthy background check provider with a solid reputation and a long track record of success. There are a lot of unskilled small suppliers.
5. Do your due diligence to avoid being a victim of a negligent hiring lawsuit. Protect yourself by doing a thorough background check!
6. To avoid missing any infractions, make sure you do both national and county searches.
7. If you don’t do a background check on a few select candidates, you’re inviting a lawsuit. Make it a habit to do things on a regular basis.
8. There are a plethora of do-it-yourself Internet background search engines available, each with a plethora of useless data. Avoid them and instead choose a competent vendor that will offer you with detailed, written reports.
9. To run the employee verification properly every step of the background checks should be done properly including reference check, education verification etc.
10. Make sure the material is relevant to the company and the position you’re looking to fill. To run a consumer report, you must have acceptable reasons, according to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).