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How is backgroundchecks.com rated?
Overall Rating: 7.3 / 10 (Very good)
backgroundchecks.com Screening Details
Screening - 7.5 / 10
On the business side, employers can start by requesting a criminal database check that searches multiple jurisdictions. The company claims that they have the largest criminal conviction database in the country. It also includes an identity check that verifies that the subject's name matches the social security number provided. Employers can then search county, state, and federal courthouse records. Additional screenings and verifications are available, which range from driving records to education verification to drug testing services. This is a very complete suite of products that will help employers have the broadest scope of information on their applicants possible.
Sex Offender Registry
Global Watch List
Education & Employment Verification
Social Security # Verification
- Drug Screening
backgroundchecks.com Company Reputation
Company Reputation - 7 / 10
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Pricing - 7.5 / 10
For customers who want to search more than the basic criminal search, there are three other types of searches available, Good, Better, and Premium. These searches bundle additional criminal screenings. The Better and Good options are also advertised as returning results within one to three business days.
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Discounted pricing for 3, 5, 10, and 25 searches. Undisclosed pricing for larger companies who do 50+ searches in a month.
backgroundchecks.com Customer Service
Customer Service - 7 / 10
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Weekdays, 7:30 AM–5:30 PM, CT
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