Background Checks

Employers often use background checks when considering applicants for a job. Companies want to protect themselves from any potential problems, so they will closely examine the backgrounds of prospective employees, especially if the job has any security requirements. Depending on the job, applicants can expect a company to look into their criminal history, credit report, school records and workman's compensation records, if applicable. If you want to work as a commercial driver and operate a vehicle like a taxi or school bus, not only will you need a commercial driver's license, but you can expect companies to carefully look at your background.