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# What are Background Checks?
Background checks are investigations of a person’s criminal records and history performed before hire or as part of the screening process. They help employers make informed hiring decisions.
– **Criminal history** checks uncover past convictions that could impact suitability.
– **Credit checks** may flag loan/credit card fraud and financial responsibility.
– **Education/employment verification** confirms credentials/experience listed on a resume.
– **Reference checks** contact professional contacts to learn work habits and reputation.
– Varying legal restrictions apply depending on role and jurisdiction.
Getting consent and ensuring compliance with privacy laws is important.
Background checks serve to identify any red flags prior to onboarding candidates to positions of trust involving public safety, money or access to sensitive data/locations.