What Is A Background Check?
An employment or pre-employment background check is a legal investigation into a person’s past that helps inform decisions about whether to hire, promote, contract with or use a person’s services.
How To Prepare For A Background Check
An employment background check can seem intimidating. At GoodHire, we make the process as easy and transparent as possible. Here’s how to run a background check on yourself.
How Do I Dispute A Background Check?
Background checks play an important role in the hiring process. That’s why it’s important to look for any mistakes or incomplete information in your background check results.
Know Your Background Check Rights
Organizations Supporting Candidate Rights
Federal Trade Commission
An enforcer of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the FTC is a government agency that helps to protect consumers.
National Employment Law Project
NELP fights to support policies that help to expand work opportunities for everyone, and works with community organizations on advocacy campaigns.
CSG Justice Center
A non-profit organization that publishes resources related to reentry and sponsors the National Reentry Resource Center.
The resources provided here are for educational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. If you have questions regarding your background check or a particular record we advise you consult legal counsel.