Background Checks / Background Investigations
What Is a Background Check?
Background checks tend to provide general information, such as academic status, driving record, credit history, criminal history, restraining orders, and verification of personal references.
What Is a Background Investigation?
Background investigations is a thorough examination and assessment of an applicants relevant private and public information during the application process. It includes a standard background check.
Some employers may decide to probe deeper by enlisting services from a background investigator to broaden the search by pinpointing closer details of a person’s life including family history, personal relationships, court rulings, financial records, asset/estate holdings, community associations, etc.
Background investigations are a highly sophisticated and a methodically process of identifying, confirming, and determining every aspect of a candidates background and history to determine if the candidate is academicly, physicaly, and mentally qualified and has the proper background for the position.