Ultra Low Unemployment Increases Need for Michigan Employee Screening

When very low unemployment arrives and the number of job candidates available thins out, this is the time to be extra diligent with your Michigan employee screening. Yes, ultra-low unemployment is good for the workforce and helps to lift the economy overall. For employers in Warren, Grand Rapids, Novi and elsewhere in metro-Detroit, it also … Read more

Top 3 Reasons Background Checks Fail Employers

As an employer or HR Representative, this has to be one of your biggest fears.  Hiring an employee, having them clear the background check process, and starting them in their new job, only to later find out awful things about them that you, in good faith, believed should have been identified prior to them being … Read more

Macomb County Employee Screening Experts Expand Business

The Macomb County employee screening experts at BackGroundCheckCentral are growing once again! 2017 provided to be a record year for our business development here in Macomb County and 2018 is off to a great start. Our team of investigative experts, using truly state of the art research tools, have found great interest in our services … Read more

Mugshot Websites Cause Serious HR Issues

This recent PEW Research Article is a great read for any HR Professional or Business Owner looking to steer clear of issues with the FCRA, EEOC or ADA.  In short, those convicted of crimes, those who were arrested, but never charged and those who have had their records expunged are objecting to the existence of … Read more

Background Check Employee Screening is Usually Done by a Machine!

Background Check Employee Screening is Usually Done by a Machine. We understand that you likely don’t want to hear that, but it is the unfortunate way that the industry has developed. If you take the time to think about this, it’s rather scary! For the average employer who relies on background check employee screening services, … Read more

Pre-Employing Screening Criminal Records Database Verification

Pre-Employing Screening Criminal Records Database Verification It can often be confusing with the number of online instant background check services to know where “real” records actually come from. Licensed Professional Investigators use data that comes directly from the state, county or local municipality, ensuring accuracy and completeness of what we report to our clients. We … Read more

Instant Online Background Checks vs. Background Check Central

Every day we get people who call that want to get background checks done for employment, tenant, volunteer, etc. Some people ask me what is the different between you and the quick online instant checks that I see advertised. There is one more thing I do tell them, that here at Background Check Central, we … Read more

Nanny, Caregiver, Babysitter Screening Background Checks

We all know that trying to be with our children or loved ones 24/7 is extremely difficult. Whether you are looking to hire a nanny for while you are at work or to help around the house, a caregiver to make sure that your loved one is well taken care of when you aren’t there … Read more

What to Expect on a Credit Check

Running a credit check on an applicant is very important, especially if they are going to go into a field that is for accounting, finance, banking, etc. You want someone that is going to be handling money to make sure that they can handle their own, as well. Here at Background Check Central, we can … Read more

Three Big Concerns of Hiring Background Check Companies

As more background check companies are formed, people have concerns on whether these companies are going to be the best fit for them with what they are looking for. Some of the questions I get asked when talking to new clients is how accurate are you? How quickly can I get a report back? And … Read more