For people trying to find a job, what are the chances that employers will run employment background checks on you?
The chances are very great, there are 96 percent of employers and human resources professionals say that their companies and organizations do background check services on all of their potential employees and new hires.
What are they looking for? Some employers use credit checks to screen their applicants while others verify the claims that their job applicant made on their résumé and in their job interviews and they also look at the criminal records, news reports and even the sex offender status.
As a job applicant, the questions that pop up in your mind like what should you know about background check services and what are the preparations to face one?
The First thing to know is that they can’t do any background check services on you without your permission. Employers need to tell their job applicants that they intent to do background check services and they will ask you to send a written permission if you agree to their terms.
If you were not accepted because of something from your background check report, they need to let you know and give you the name of the firm that offered the background checks services and the report.
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