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Length of Time Covered in a Background Check

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Criminal background checks can provide a great deal of information about a person’s past. But, when you perform a background check, just how far can you walk down memory lane? Read on to learn more about the length of time covered in a background check. Background Check Time Periods Vary The length of time covered […]

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What is a Criminal Background Check? by Melissa Crumish on

Depending on the type of job that you’re applying for, you may be required to pass a criminal background check as part of the application process. Background checks may be state or federally mandated, or part of company policy. Possible Information Contained In Criminal Record Check Depending on the extent of the criminal background check, […]

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How to Run Background Checks Online by Melissa Crumish on

If you’re curious about what’s contained on your criminal record, or if you manage a business and need to run a criminal record check on an applicant, the process for conducting background checks is easy. Especially online, where you’ll find a variety of options. Online Sources for Obtaining a Criminal Record Use Local Sources for […]

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Reasons to Run a Background Check by Kat Saks on

People say information is power. Often, the more information you have in a situation, the better decisions you can make. Thus, background checks can help you find useful information when you need it. Read on to discover some reasons why you might decide to run a criminal background check. Background Checks for Employment Purposes Many […]

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What Background Checks Reveal by Kat Saks on

Maybe you are a potential employer who needs to know more before hiring someone. Maybe you’re a lender who needs to vouch for someone’s reliability before issuing a loan. Maybe you’re just a curious acquaintance. Whatever your reasons, when you want to get to know someone a little better and a good old-fashioned conversation just […]

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What is a Criminal Record? by Kat Saks on

A criminal record is a recording of your criminal history. Read on for more about what a criminal record is, including the information it contains and who can access it. What is a Criminal Record? A criminal record is a report on your criminal history. Criminal records can provide information about your past history with […]

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Expunging a Criminal Record: Wiping the Slate Clean by Kat Saks on

Ready to close the books on a past crime? You might be able to clean your criminal record with an expungement. Expungement procedures vary from state to state. Read on to learn more about expungement and hiring the right person to help you through the process. What is Expungement of a Criminal Record? An expungement […]

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