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Criminal Background Checking Basics

White Paper Published By: HireRight
Published:  Oct 04, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  9 pages

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 92 million Americans, or approximately one in three have some sort of criminal history. Are you performing criminal background checks? Are your searches comprehensive enough? Read this white paper to learn why criminal background checking is important, considerations regarding the April 2012 EEOC guidance, pitfalls of limited geographic searches, additional searches that can be performed to fill in potential gaps, and your responsibility when a criminal record is revealed.