How Do I Get a Background Check?

By Michael Klazema on 9/11/2019

Are you wondering how to get a background check? Whether you are an employer trying to vet a job candidate or an individual hoping to run a self-check, can help. Read on to learn more about ordering the type of check you require. 

For Employers

We have a range of different products designed with employment background checks in mind. Many businesses choose to utilize one of our employer packages, all of which bundle several types of checks into convenient, one-price-for-all screening solutions. You can choose from our Basic package ($29.95), our “Better” package ($49.95), and our “Premium” package ($64.95). 

We also offer all our checks on an a la carte basis, for employers that would prefer to build their own screening strategies from the ground up. From criminal history to verifications for resume information, we offer a product for just about any kind of check you could want to run on a prospective employee. Click here to see the full selection

For Individuals

We also offer background check solutions for job seekers. When applying for a job, it’s common practice to spend some time doing interview prep. It is far less common for job candidates to “prepare” for the background check—mostly because they assume preparation isn’t possible. In truth, though, there are things you can do to prepare for your pre-employment screening. Running a background check on yourself is one such strategy.

A self-check is an excellent way to make sure you know what hiring managers will see if/when they pull your background information. Perhaps you are seeking a job that involves driving and can’t recall exactly how clean your driving record is. Pulling that record before you submit your application or go into a job interview will refresh your memory and enable you to be completely honest with your prospective employers. Alternatively, maybe you recently had a conviction expunged, and you want to make sure it is no longer showing up on your background check. In either case, conducting a background check on yourself is a wise preparation step. At, we have self-check solutions for both criminal histories and driving records.

Through a partnership with Peoplefinders, we are also able to offer background checks that individuals can run on other people. If you want to learn more about a neighbor, a colleague, a romantic interest, or a friend, you can use this type of check for this purpose. Read this blog post first to make sure you aren’t wading into legally fraught territory.

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