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Background Checks Available through H&S Companies



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Background checks can help you weed out potential problem new hires.

H&S Companies is now able to run background checks using the same database as the FBI! Background checks are an effective first line of defense to prevent bad hiring decisions, but many people choose not to use them. In addition to running the checks, H&S HR Consultants can help you establish the appropriate policies.

To learn more about implementing a background check policy, read Avoid Bad Hires With Background Checks, or download our free Background Check Implementation List.

Kit Powell
Certified Fraud Examiner
231.924.8035
kitp@hscompanies.com



Background Checks Available through H&S Companies




pool of candidates

Background checks can help you weed out potential problem new hires.


H&S Companies is now able to run background checks using the same database as the FBI! Background checks are an effective first line of defense to prevent bad hiring decisions, but many people choose not to use them. In addition to running the checks, H&S HR Consultants can help you establish the appropriate policies.
To learn more about implementing a background check policy, read Avoid Bad Hires With Background Checks, or download our free Background Check Implementation List.
Kit Powell
Certified Fraud Examiner
231.924.8035
kitp@hscompanies.com


Background Checks Available through H&S Companies




pool of candidates

Background checks can help you weed out potential problem new hires.


H&S Companies is now able to run background checks using the same database as the FBI! Background checks are an effective first line of defense to prevent bad hiring decisions, but many people choose not to use them. In addition to running the checks, H&S HR Consultants can help you establish the appropriate policies.
To learn more about implementing a background check policy, read Avoid Bad Hires With Background Checks, or download our free Background Check Implementation List.
Kit Powell
Certified Fraud Examiner
231.924.8035
kitp@hscompanies.com


Avoid Bad Hires With Background Checks




eliminate problem employees with background checks

Background checks can help eliminate potentially hazardous candidates.

Criminal background checks are a first line of defense that businesses can use to weed out potential fraudsters and problem employees, but many choose not to take this simple first step. You don’t need to be a detective to run a background check; it can be as easy as creating a profile on the state website and running reports as needed.

The first thing to consider is whether you want to run a state or national background check. If you run one for just the State of Michigan, any crimes committed elsewhere will not appear in the search results. Also, keep in mind, the database is only as accurate as the information fed to it. If someone was convicted of a crime yesterday, but it hasn’t been entered in the system yet, you won’t see it in the results.

You will want to make sure to consider hiring best practices and industry-specific requirements when implementing background checks so you don’t set yourself up for lawsuits. Define ahead of time what types of crimes would cause you to retract an employment offer, and be consistent in enforcing your policy. Although there is no defined law regarding when you may run a background, it’s best to do so after you’ve made a job offer. Be sure to define in the offer that employment is contingent upon passing the background check. The HR specialists at H&S can help you develop a policy or even facilitate running the checks.

Download our free background implementation list 

To learn more about implementing a background check policy contact Ashley Clonan at 616.884.7949.

Ashley Clonan
Marketing Coordinator
616.884.7949
ashleyc@hscompanies.com



Background Check Implementation List



Click here to download H&S Companies’ list of things to consider when implementing a background check.