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When it comes to hiring  a potential new employee, pre-employment background checks are becoming more of a requirement than a nice-to-have. There have been many cases of candidates making false claims on job applications and resumes or even attempts to cover up a criminal past. Approximately, 22% of employment background checks performed by Getbackgroundverified discover discrepancies.

It is statistics like the one above that make pre-employment background checks a necessity in the hiring process. Below are reasons why these background checks are important.

Quality Hiring

Most organisation that adopt pre-employment background checks into their hiring process will see an increase in candidate quality. When applicants understand that hiring is taken seriously, organisation set the standard in terms of the quality candidates they want to employe, Which means:

  • Fewer candidates with severe discrepancies.

  • Less applicants trying to hide  the truth

  • Increases applications from candidates who value a safe working environment

  • Increased quality of new hires due to an enhanced applicant selections process

Safer Working environment

Organisation have moral and legal obligation to offer a safe working environment to all employees. This is why It's important to screen all potential new hires to omit any candidates involved in serious criminal activity, such as substance abuse, theft, reckless behavior, or other dangerous activity. A pre-employment background check ensure your workplace is safe and secure.

Increased trust in hr

There is a cost associated with employee dishonest, and it can be not only monetary but a loss in potential business, employees and trust in the organisation.


Pre-employment background checks provide insight into prior history of any candidate and can identify the probability of future performance. Through intelligent use of the information gained from background checks, organisations hire the right people and establish fair and honest employment standards.

The right people the first time

By conducting pre-employment background checks and implementing them into a hiring process, employers can pinpoint the right hire the first time, spend less time and money in rehiring. Information obtained from background coupled with an impressive resume makes every candidate a competent employee that builds a reputable and capable workforce.


The bottom line is that pre-employment background checks help a company become more successful. If organisations have a workforce that is pre-screened for dishonest and unsafe activities, hire the right people and build a strong, able-bodied workforce, and provide a safe working environment, companies will be known as trustworthy, knowledgeable, and have the means to deliver amazing experiences to their customers.

(Standard) criminal background check

This is a query, based on your name and date of birth, of active criminal files in the National Repository Of Criminal Records. This type of search used to determine the possible existence of a criminal record. Generally used as a preliminary search only to determine if a fingerprint-based Criminal Record Verification may be required. Criminal Record Verification can only be substantiated through the submission of fingerprints. The name based criminal record check does not provide details of offences or confirm their existence; this requires the submission of electronic fingerprints in order to verify the information. 


  1. Complete application by providing minimal personal information.

  2. Upload two (2) pieces of Government issued photo identification.

 Criminal Background Checks helps organisation to choose safe, honest and reliable people, while preventing risky individuals from joining your organisation. Getbackgroundverified has performed thousands of Criminal Background Checks for corporations and individuals across the world.

Call 1 888-343-3679 now to enquire about Criminal background Checks with getbackgroundverified.

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