A background check is essentially a verification procedure. It is a method of investigating the past of an individual and his achievements and failures for the purpose of recruitment. This helps the employer to judge the validity of information furnished by the prospective employee.
Any company must go through a proper and systematic background checking before making a hiring decision. Background checks have proved to be more beneficial and effective in comparison to personal interviews and information provided by resumes and Reference Letters.
Background checks are organized methods of investigation, where the company follows a particular course of action by conducting a research work as per requirement disregarding additional unnecessary details. The requirement of screening by Federal or State Law has become necessary in most professional specifications.