The most used background checks for employers

The most used background checks for employers include criminal or other public record searches, verification of previous employment, reference identity education, and motor vehicle reports. Give us a call today to find out more 866-275-4624

Do you know your employees?

More information about the top ten most wanted fugitives on the FBI site. If you want to know more information about background screening on current employees or new hires, contact MBI Worldwide at 866-275-4624 or find out more here.

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Background Checks and Diploma Mills

Article Written 2008 A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records. Background checks are often requested by employers on job candidates, especially on candidates seeking a position that requires high security or a position of trust, such as in a school, hospital, financial institution, airport, and government. …

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MBI Worldwide’s Kim Cox Receives Advanced FCRA Certification

(Posted 1/6/17) Kim Cox, Senior Support Staff at MBI Worldwide, received her Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Advanced Certification in December 2016. The FCRA Advanced Certification Program is intended for employment background screening professionals looking to demonstrate a commitment to compliance within their organization. The Advanced Certification Program is open to everyone and is perfect for individuals in compliance or legal …

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Does “Bob in Bookkeeping” Have His Hand in Your Pocketbook? The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Research Department estimates that 69% of companies in the United States conduct some level of background check on new employees. As of 2012, most of these background checks are conducted after a contingent offer of employment. In 2009, “Bob in Bookkeeping” got a job for one …

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The Cost of Skipping an Employee Background Check

We live in a “get it done yesterday” kind of world. Many times, decisions are made with very little time to think about the long term effects. Working in HR, time is money and time is very limited.  But there are serious consequences associated with that attitude when it comes to employment background checks.  Many organizations feel that their HR team does not have the …

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Verifying Honesty In Job Applicants

Industry research suggests that up to 40 percent of job applicants misrepresent themselves on their resumes.  This can be anything from embellishing job titles and fudging dates of employment to outright lies and fabrications about where they have worked, educational degrees obtained or other professional credentials. The key to success is distinguishing between those candidates who are trying to “pull the wool over …

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Background Check Turnaround Time: How Long Does It Take?

Time is money, especially during the hiring process.  Quick on-boarding of an applicant and setting a start date is important to the successful operating of any organization.   Waiting around for results on an employment background check can be one of the final steps.  Sometimes there is a miscommunication on exactly how long the background check turnaround time is for a thorough and compliant …