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Background Checks 101

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Background Checks 101

  1. 1. “ Who Could That Be Knocking at My Door” THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE BASICS OF BACKGROUND CHECKS
  2. 2. TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS <ul><li>STATE CRIMINAL HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>STATE MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT </li></ul><ul><li>DRUG SCREENING </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCE CHECKS </li></ul><ul><li>LICENSE AND EDUCATION VERIFICATION </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHY DO BACKGROUND AND CRIMINAL CHECKS?
  4. 4. WHY DO BACKGROUND CHECKS? <ul><li>Protect you and your business </li></ul><ul><li>Practice DUE DELIGENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Pre and Post-employment screening </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Liabilities </li></ul>
  5. 5. REPOSITORY vs. DATABASE <ul><li>MOST UP-TO-DATE </li></ul><ul><li>RESEARCHER REVIEWS DATA </li></ul><ul><li>MOST RELIABLE AND MORE COMPLETE </li></ul><ul><li>MEETS CRITERIA OF THE FAIR BUSINESS CREDIT ACT OF 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>NOT ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE </li></ul><ul><li>COMPUTER MATCHES OF DATA </li></ul><ul><li>LESS RELIABLE, LESS QUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>DOES NOT MEET CRITERIA OF THE FBCR ACT OF 2002 </li></ul>
  6. 6. DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREENING: <ul><li>5-PANEL </li></ul><ul><li>5-PANEL DOT </li></ul><ul><li>7-PANEL </li></ul><ul><li>9-PANEL </li></ul><ul><li>9-PANEL +ALC </li></ul>
  7. 7. REPORT RETURN TIME <ul><li>NC CRIMINAL - LESS THAN 24 HOURS </li></ul><ul><li>NC DMV – LESS THAN 24 HOURS </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER STATES CRIMINAL & DMV – 24 TO 72 HOURS </li></ul><ul><li>OTHER REPORTS – 24 TO 72 HOURS </li></ul>
  8. 8. REPORT COST <ul><li>GENERALLY, REPORTS ARE PRICED AS A PACKAGE AND VOLUME RATE </li></ul><ul><li>DIFFERENT STATES HAVE DIFFERENT FEES THUS DIFFERENT PRICES </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of Thumb : IF PRICE SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, MORE THAN LIKELY, IT IS! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions to Ask Your Vendor <ul><li>1. Where does he/she get the information? </li></ul><ul><li>2. How long does it take new information to get into or change in the system? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Does the price include assistance of interpreting information? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Is the turnaround time and cost of the search made clear at the outset? </li></ul>

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