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National Criminal Databases

National Criminal Databases

National criminal databases, which are also referred to as multi-jurisdictional databases, can be a key part of the background screening process, helping to catch unsuitable applicants by using a wider pool of information than is readily available for standard criminal history searches. We explain the pros and cons, and how and where you can use them.

Personal Background Check: Run a Background Check on Yourself Now Blog Post

Personal Background Check: Run a Background Check on Yourself Now

Get a nationwide criminal background check in seconds! A correct and comprehensive criminal history report can be vital in your job search. Click for ...

Do You Need a Full Name to Run a Criminal Background Check? Blog Post

Do You Need a Full Name to Run a Criminal Background Check?

How much information do you need to run an effective criminal background check? This question tends to get asked by everyone from employers to individ...

National Criminal Databases Blog Post

National Criminal Databases

National criminal databases, which are also referred to as multi-jurisdictional databases, can be a key part of the background screening process, help...

Crimes And Criminal Records Blog Post

Crimes And Criminal Records

Search your criminal records on backgroundchecks.com. Frequently asked questions and answers about criminal records. Read more.

background checks questions and answers - why carry out a national criminal database search Blog Post

background checks questions and answers - why carry out a national criminal database search

Today in our journey in continuing education, we’re going to tackle backgroundchecks.com instant database search options which we consider to be the b...

Little League International Adds Criminal History Background Checks Blog Post

Little League International Adds Criminal History Background Checks

Individuals hoping to volunteer with Little League youth sports programs will soon be required to go through criminal history background checks. Per a...

Survey Shows That Majority of Employers Are Using Criminal Checks, Drug Screenings Blog Post

Survey Shows That Majority of Employers Are Using Criminal Checks, Drug Screenings

Most employers are conducting criminal background checks on candidates, and most have implemented drug testing procedures. These findings and others w...

Will a DUI Show on a Criminal Background Check? Blog Post

Will a DUI Show on a Criminal Background Check?

One offense that may cause confusion is a conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. On the one hand, a DUI is an offense that ca...

How Much Does a Criminal Background Check Cost Blog Post

How Much Does a Criminal Background Check Cost

If you are conducting a criminal background check—whether on yourself or a prospective employee—one of your top questions is probably, “how much does ...

What Is a Nationwide Criminal Database Search? Blog Post

What Is a Nationwide Criminal Database Search?

Among employers and the public, there is some confusion about what a nationwide criminal database search is. Some believe that this type of criminal b...

Criminal Acts by Professional Care Workers Highlight Widespread Hiring Concerns Blog Post

Criminal Acts by Professional Care Workers Highlight Widespread Hiring Concerns

Incidents in two states have put the spotlight on some of the current dangers enabled by hiring practices for healthcare support professionals. In Tex...

How Far Back Do Criminal History Checks Go? Blog Post

How Far Back Do Criminal History Checks Go?

How far back do criminal history checks go? If you have a criminal conviction on your record, you might be wondering how likely it is that conviction ...

What Shows Up on a Criminal History Check? Blog Post

What Shows Up on a Criminal History Check?

What shows up on a criminal history check will vary based on the type of background check being used. Of course, all criminal history checks are desig...

Employers in Many Industries Are Reconsidering Their Stance on Hiring Ex-Criminal Offenders Blog Post

Employers in Many Industries Are Reconsidering Their Stance on Hiring Ex-Criminal Offenders

An article recently published in the Chicago Tribune illuminates just how much the employment landscape has changed in recent years for people with cr...

Study Finds Managers Are Willing to Hire Candidates with Criminal Records Blog Post

Study Finds Managers Are Willing to Hire Candidates with Criminal Records

A recent study commissioned in a partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Charles Koch Institute (CKI) found many man...

How to Pass a Criminal Background Check (Best Practices) Blog Post

How to Pass a Criminal Background Check (Best Practices)

Can you beat a criminal background check? The question has been asked time and time again, both by people with criminal histories and people whose rec...

What Does It Mean to Pass a Criminal Background Check? Blog Post

What Does It Mean to Pass a Criminal Background Check?

Many businesses, on their job postings or employment listings, will say: “Candidates will be required to pass background checks before they can be hir...

Does an eviction show up on a criminal background check? Blog Post

Does an eviction show up on a criminal background check?

Applying to become a rental property tenant may feel like putting your entire life on display. Landlords often require extensive information from appl...

background checks questions and answers - county and state criminal record check Blog Post

background checks questions and answers - county and state criminal record check

County and state criminal history searches: which is important and which is indispensable? Let’s start with county criminal history searches. Knowing ...

New Long-Term Care Criminal History and Patient Abuse Background Search Program Implemented for Connecticut Home Health Agencies Blog Post

New Long-Term Care Criminal History and Patient Abuse Background Search Program Implemented for Connecticut Home Health Agencies

Home health agencies in Connecticut are now subject to Connecticut’s long-term care facility law. Subsection (g) of section 19a-491c allowed the Depar...

How Are Criminal Background Checks Performed? Blog Post

How Are Criminal Background Checks Performed?

How criminal background checks are performed depend on the type of check and the source it is checking. At backgroundchecks.com, we offer four types o...

Personal Background Check: Run a Background Check on Yourself Now Blog Post

Personal Background Check: Run a Background Check on Yourself Now

Get a nationwide criminal background check in seconds! A correct and comprehensive criminal history report can be vital in your job search. Click for ...

Can Background Checks See Pending Charges Blog Post

Can Background Checks See Pending Charges

In many states, employers are not allowed to consider arrest record information when making hiring decisions. The idea is that convictions offer proof...

How Long Does It Take for a Pending Charge to Show up on a Background Check? Blog Post

How Long Does It Take for a Pending Charge to Show up on a Background Check?

Most of the time, we think of criminal background checks as tools to find out about a person’s criminal convictions. Because arrest records without co...

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Multi-jurisdictional Instant criminal Database Search Video Video

Multi-jurisdictional Instant criminal Database Search Video

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