Based in Pleasant Hill, Background Profiles is technically a local Bay Area company offering employee background checks to all local businesses. However, we are not just a background check company Bay Area: we can provide employee background checks on a national basis. So no matter if your business is in Washington DC or Fairhope, Alabama we can help.
November 1, 2016 – Pleasant Hill, California. Background Profiles, an employee screening and background check service, is proud to announce an update to its information page on employee criminal background checks. The upgrade, part of a comprehensive new website, adds fresh information about this background check service for employers in many industries.
Pleasant Hill, California – October 31, 2016. Background Profiles, an employee screening and background check service at https://www.backgroundprofiles.com/, is proud to announce new updates to its lively blog. With employers keenly interested in the issues surrounding employee background checks and screening, the blog is a key component of the company’s outreach strategy.
It seems obvious that an employee background check should be carried out BEFORE hiring a new employee, but it is surprising just how many employers don’t carry out background checks before doing so. This is possibly because they consider that using the services of a pre-employment background check company is only going to increase the cost of hiring. However, the truth is that the benefits far outweigh the cost of carrying out a check.
October 23, 2016 – Pleasant Hill, California. Background Profiles, an NAPBS Accredited employee screening and background check service, is proud to announce an update to its information page on employee background checks in the healthcare industry, using so-called FACIS® search technology.
When the social security number system was created by Pres. Roosevelt during the Great Depression, it was not originally meant as a means for employee identification. In fact, politically, there were many promises made that it would not be used as a national identification system.
With respect to your employees, there is an unavoidable problem of trust. As Hamlet says in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain… that one may smile, and smile, and be a villain” (Hamlet Act 1, Scene 5, 105-109).
Unfortunately, we live in an era of prevalent alcohol and drug abuse problems.
Employers and hiring managers face a tougher situation than ever. First of all, after the tragic events of 9/11, both government agencies and private employers face more scrutiny and more risks vis-à-vis employee behavior. Everyone is, quite simply, more aware of security issues. Second, the United States is an increasingly litigious society, and employers face all sorts of legal liabilities both vis-à-vis their customers and even their employees. Third, employee theft remains a problem, and with the advent of cyber security and cyber crimes, one must worry about those employees with access to computer and financial records.