If you have been presented the task of choosing a background check company for your business, you may be a bit overwhelmed as there are many things that can go into finding a good background check firms.
The first thing you should do when you have a mission to find a great background check company is to actually find a few. You can usually do this by searching the internet. Remember, there are background checks out there that may sound amazing, but in reality, they really don't do anything for you that you couldn't do for yourself. You should try to collect a few names of companies that do background checks and, for now, hold off on signing up for anything.
Take the names of the companies that you have just found and look them up through the Better Business Bureau. This will be your first indication of whether or not a company is legit. Being a member of the Better Business Bureau is a good sign and you will also be able to see any complaints that have been made to the agency about the company as well.
The next thing that you should do is to look up reviews of the company on a search engine like Google. Forums and blogs are great to look at as well as people tend to be more open about their experiences with companies such as these. Many times they will even share personal stories on these forums and blogs, both positive and negative.
At this point, you should have a good idea of which company you will choose and your hard work should pay off.