Protect Your Business with Pre-employment Screening Services

pre employment screening services

If you wish to remain successful and competitive, your business needs to hire the right talent. Pre-employment screening services help you accomplish this goal. Pre-employment services assist you in finding the best fit for each position in your organization, enabling you to make well-informed hiring decisions that save effort, money, and time.

What are Pre-employment Screening Services?

Pre-employment screening services involve the investigation of the background of an individual(s) seeking employment with your corporation, enabling you to find the right candidate for a position. These services involve researching/consolidating records/information to evaluate an applicant for possible employment. Sometimes called background checks, they help uncover/verify: 

  • address
  • identity
  • criminal record 
  • credit history
  • professional licenses/certificates
  • employment history
  • professional/financial sanctions
  • driving records
  • previous employment
  • skill level
  • educational history
  • judgments/lawsuits 

Why Use Pre-employment Screening Services?

There are many reasons for utilizing pre-employment background check services and they are:

  • To verify a candidate’s previous employment and education to assess suitability and qualifications for the position.
  • To discover the candidate’s qualities/skills level (ability to communicate, punctuality, work ethic, problem-solving capacity, organizational skills, time management, creativity, critical thinking, ability to work with a team, etc.) 
  • To collect details regarding a candidate’s character (likability, level of cooperation, honesty, accountability, flexibility, etc.). 
  • To assess an applicant’s fit with the company culture. 
  • To reduce turnover by identifying candidates likely to remain long-term.
  • To save money/resources by streamlining the recruitment process. 
  • To raise the quality of hires, contributing to the growth and success of the business. 
  • To identify possible risks, ensuring a secure and safe workplace. 
  • To reduce the risk of theft/fraud, therefore protecting the business’ reputation/assets. 
  • ‍To assist in creating and maintaining a positive reputation, enabling you to attract investors, customers, clients, and high-quality talent. 

Who Uses Pre-Employment Screening Services?

Many industries, sectors, and employers use pre-employment services.

  • Schools
  • Banks/financial businesses
  • Hospitals/healthcare providers
  • In-home services
  • Insurance companies
  • Airports 
  • Courthouses
  • Retail businesses
  • Police
  • Government offices
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Large and small corporations
  • Volunteer organizations
  • Positions that involve working with vulnerable individuals (elderly, children, the disabled, etc.)


Pre-employment services are a critical component of a successful hiring strategy. They foster success by contributing to informed hiring decisions. They help create an efficient, secure staff and a safe work environment. Using pre-employment screening services reduces employee turnover, enhances business reputation, refines the hiring practice, secures high-quality talent, and helps a company acquire/maintain a competitive edge. Consider hiring a pre-employment screening service when looking for your next hire. 

Are you interested in reference checking, resume screening, phone screening, background checks, and/or managed testing services? Look no further than  Equation Staffing. We are an innovative, collaborative, dependable, staffing agency, available to assist you in your search for the best candidate for your position. Contact us today!