Pre Employment Checks

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This service is generally sought by Human Resources departments, which require curriculum vitae and resume screenings or resume checking prior to recruitment. As some prospective recruits provide false information and forged diplomas, it is important to check all information. Depending on the client's requirements, pre-employment screening can involve the following checks:

Education check:
These checks are conducted to verify that the candidate has indeed studied and graduated as per stated in resume, when, and if the diplomas are genuine;
Employment checks:
The information checked relates to position, dates of employment;
Police check:
The information is checked with local police stations relevant to current address and known previous addresses;
Civil & criminal litigation check:
This search is conducted to determine if the candidate has been involved in court cases (as a defendant or as a plaintiff);
Credit check:
The check is organized to assess the creditworthiness of a person or the likelihood that person will pay his or her debts;
Reverse directorship search:
The searches is aimed at identifying an individual's potential involvement in private companies as a director or a shareholder and are therefore invaluable in unearthing possible conflicts of interest;
Media check:
A number of newspapers and magazines are checked over the last 30 years through media intranets and libraries. Additionally an Internet check is also conducted;
Verification of current residential address:
This check is conducted physically if the individual lives.
Professional certification check:
this check is conducted to verify is the professional certifications are genuine.
Background checks / Vetting / Due Diligence
Background checks / background screening can be conducted on companies as well as on individuals. Corporate background checks /background screening identify risks in a company which do not appear on a standard corporate balance sheet. Whereas a traditional due diligence looks exclusively at financial information, background searches focuses on more abstract (but just as important) factors in assessing whether a company can be dealt with in all confidence. A typical background check includes the following items:
Existence of the company;
• Full institutional details, including capitalization, directors, commissioners and shareholders and other legal data;
History and business scope of the company;
• Reputation and track record of its directors, executives or other key principals;
• Networks, political links, existence of criminal links,
• Alternative business interests of the company's key principals;
• Civil litigation and/or criminal record relating to the company itself or any of its key principals.
A background check is generally a combination of thorough documentary research and discreet inquiries with sources in the relevant industry who may have dealt with the subject company and its principals, either in a public or private capacity, and are willing to share information as to its credentials and reputation.

Employer Background Verification
As many as half of all applicants provide false information on their applications and/or resumes. When you perform a background check, you get the full picture on a candidate. Hiring new employees shouldn't be a gamble, and it won't be when you complete a partial or full background check.

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