If you are an employer than you must have to be very careful while hiring more people into your organization or firm because you never know whether the people you have employed are truly honest or sincere employees or people who have criminal backgrounds. Though, employers normally feel that they can ask tricky questions during an interview to find out the truth, but that is not enough because the employees already go through a lot of interview process when they apply in various organizations and firms and therefore they are well aware of the questions that you will ask them.
Normally when you are doing the background check for any individual you start with his personal details like name, address, telephone number and social security number. These details are easily available on websites and therefore you can start looking for the name and social security number and find out if the information provided on the website and by potential employee is similar or not. There are many websites where you can type in the social security number and it would give you a list of other details about that person which further helps in the process of background investigation.
Now let’s go further to other information like financial details, credit score details, education history and work employment which can be found through various organizations like banks and universities. There are many background investigation agencies that have contacts in such organizations which would get you the right information from their sources. You can even have a talk with the previous employers of that potential employee to know and decide whether he or she will be the right employee for your firm. You can further contact the local police and find out if there is any criminal case against this person to ensure that your business is on safer side.