Employers contact employment screening companies when assessing a potential employee's background during the hiring process. Employment screening checks include credit reports, criminal records, drug screening, education verification, past employments, medical history, social media checks, driving records, etc.
These, along with other information, can be required in the field of work you are applying for. It is important to remember you must give consent before these companies can perform a background check. You might need to sign a form as your written consent.
The problems arise when these reports show errors. It can be due to various reasons: mixed files, typos, and identity theft. Unintentional or purposeful, these can ruin your chances at a great job.
You have the right to request a copy of the credit report as per the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). If you have proof your job was denied due to incorrect reporting, you can sue your employer as well as the reporting company.
Consult Consumer Attorneys at +1 877-615-1725 for immediate assistance, or you can fill out a free case review on our website.
Here's a list of the most common employment screening companies:
- Accurate Background
- Accurint by LexisNexis
- A-Check Global
- ADP Screening & Selection Services Inc.
- Advanced Background Services
- American DataBank
- Applicant Insight
- Background Information Services Inc.
- Background Investigation Bureau
- Business Information Group
- Criminal 411
- Employment Screening Resources
- General Information Services
- Info Cubic
- Insight Worldwide
- IntelliCorp Records Inc.
- Kroll Background America
- National Background Data
- National Student Clearinghouse
- Professional Screening & Information
- Real ID
- Shadow Trackers
- SingleSource Services
- StarPoint Screening
- Sterling Talent Solutions
- TC LogiQ
- The Work Number
- Trak-1 Technology
- Universal Background Screening
- Verifications Services Inc.
- Vertical Screen
- G4S Wackenhut