Back Ground Verifications
Why is Address Verification necessary?
For carrying out correspondence with the employees in pre-hiring
and posttermination phases. This could cover sending out offer letters,
application forms, or final settlement documents and dues. In certain cases,
it may be useful for sending out legal notices.
As a first point for querying in case of absenteeism, disciplinary issues,
or any violations. There have been cases reported of employees who go missing after defaulting with customer accounts. Address verification will not only prevent such misgivings but also be useful in tracking down such defaulters.
Helping law enforcement authorities in case of any criminal acts by
employees. A verified address supports the police in moving ahead
Criminal verification entails checking a person’s criminal history to assess
trustworthiness. It is not practically possible for the HR executives to screen
through all the applicants for criminal records. This is a massive task and requires
lot of time and in depth analysis of the nature of criminal records.
What is Criminal Verification?
The police records are available at different levels - national (National Crime
Records Bureau), state, city/town/district, and local police station. While the
records are computerized at NCRB and most of the state levels, they may not be
available in electronic form at most of the district and local police station levels, the
criminal records have to be accessed at the state, district, or police station level by
physically visiting the specific officer and requesting the criminal background
What is a drug test ?
A pre employment drug testing program for background investigation helps protect
employers from hiring drug users, before they can have any impact on the
Why are drug tests important?
- Drug users are more prone to accidents
- To improve worker safely and health
- To avoid workplace hazards
- Prevent employee theft and absenteeism
- Drugs hamper employer productivity
- Drug users are a big threat to organizations
dealing with sensitive data
This verification has become very important as in recent times many employees pose fake
graduation or post graduation certificates to land their dream jobs or for better pay or
designation. Through this verification, the legitimacy of an employee’s education with
respect to the degree, year of completion and the course pursued is verified by contacting
the educational institution directly.
Many candidates fake their employment history to get better jobs, higher salaries and better designations.
They do so firstly because they are in a hurry to make good money and do better than their peers and
secondly they know that the system would allow them to get away with it. This trend has caught on majorly in
the ITand the Banking industry.
Verifying employee references is necessary to ensure that the candidate fits in well the role that has been
offered. Professional references are contacted to gather information regarding the candidate’s capabilities,
ethics and work record.