Background

What Is A Background Check?

What Is A Background Check?

A background check is a process of looking up a person's past employment or criminal history. The results of a background check can be used to determine whether or not the person is a safe hire or candidate for certain jobs, positions, or contracts. Background checks can be conducted by employers and potential customers, as well as by law enforcement agencies. Some states require background checks in order to obtain licenses to practice certain professions, including therapists, registered nurses, and teachers; other states require background checks only in order to purchase firearms or ammunition. Background checks are governed by a…
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