40 Billion Dollars are lost each year due to employee theft and embezzlement!
Between 5%-8% of applicants have criminal records
Increase productivity by 33% by simply performing background screens
Over 2/3 of the requests made to college registrars for confirmation of educational credentials reveal factual discrepancies.
Over 2 million thefts of personal property occur every year in the workplace.
Business owners and managers commit over 42% of all employee thefts.
Employee theft is the cause of over 1/3 of all business failures, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
About 21% of violent crimes occur in the workplace
12% of all deaths which occur at the workplace are due to homicides
Over 2 Million workers suffer physical attacks on the job each year.
Workplace violence is the leading cause of death in the workplace for women and the second leading cause for men.
70% of convicted criminals are returned to prison after parole. This
means that the possibility of a convicted criminal performing another
criminal act is very high.
Identity theft for employment purposes rose 104% since 1997
The office of homeland security recommends background checks for all areas of employment.
Return on Investment
Reduced turnover by hiring the right applicant- Studies show it cost
between $7,000 and $10,000.00 to hire and train most employees!
Reduced Loss from theft
Increased productivity- Honest employees have a higher work ethic
Reduced risk of employer liability
Lower Insurance Rates-Many companies offer discounts for companies who screen applicants!
Peace of mind- Information is the key to making a good business decision
Background Screening Products FCRA Compliant
Social Security and Address Trace – A database
check using the social security number given by the applicant will be
conducted. This will provide information on the person to whom the
number was issued when it was issued and the current and past addresses
where the social security number was used. This product is extremely
helpful for determining which areas (state and county) to check for
Employment Verification – Verification of the
applicant’s employment history for the last 5 years. This product is
used to verify truthfulness of the information provided on the
employment application. Minor and serious discrepancies are investigated
and reported to the client.
Pre-Employment Credit – A report providing the
applicant’s credit history. This product can be used to assist in
determining the applicant’s reliability.
MVR – Motor Vehicle Record Check (Driving Record) –
This check provides the applicant’s driving history with any traffic
violations and the status of the license. This product is very important
if the applicant is being considered for a position that requires
driving for company business and use of a company car.
Education – Many people list a college or
university that they attended without graduating, falsely claiming to
have received a degree or completely falsify their history. This check
will enable you to find out if they actually attended college, for how
long and what degree, if any, that they received.
Criminal Record Check – This indicates a check of
felony records within the county of residence and misdemeanor records
within the city of residence. A seven-year span is usually covered and
results would consist of any convictions.
SC SLED Record Check – SC does not report to the
National Criminal Records Database and a separate report must be run to
obtain these criminal records.