background check


Written By: Ehsan Jahandarpour

process of identification of a person, for security concerns. A background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that an individual is who they claim to be, and this provides an opportunity to check and confirm the validity of someone’s criminal record, education, employment history, driving record, credit report, tenancy history record, and other activities from their past. The frequency, purpose, and legitimacy of background checks varies among countries, industries, and individuals.

A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records of an individual or an organization.

An employment background check typically takes place when someone applies for a job, but it can also happen at any time the employer deems necessary. A variety of methods are used to complete these checks including comprehensive database search and personal references