To start a renewal screen you will need to go to a URL that would have been sent to the email you have on file with us. If you do not go specifically to this URL, then you may not purchase the correct type of background screen that is required for your specific service agreement. If you are unsure if you received the email or need help in obtaining the URL, please call us 877-943-0100 and we will help you through the process.
Please note, that you will want to complete the renewal screenings application in advance of the expiration of your current screen to avoid a gap in compliance and reporting.
A background screen is valid for two years and we recommend re-screening afterward. However, we also offer Continuous Criminal Monitoring, which is an ongoing monitoring service that takes a proactive approach in-between screening dates. Depending on the industry, type of positions being screened for, and the role of background checks within the organization, a process for ongoing or periodic screening may be a suitable approach.
No, we can conduct background screening for organizations in nearly every industry. What’s more important is that we always take the time to understand your needs before proposing a solution. Background screens can be quite different from company to company and we want you to know exactly what you are getting so you will have the confidence that the program is working as you expect.
A background check is the process of investigating an individual’s background based on criteria determined by their employer (prospective or current) or Customer contracted partner. This check may include employment, criminal records, motor vehicle and license record checks. Each organization requesting the background should understand what specific searches are being requested and share that effectively with their applicants.
There are some proprietary databases of criminal histories which collect information on a nationwide basis from many different sources and these are often called a “national criminal database.” These databases contain criminal, arrest, warrant, sex offender and other global watches, sanctions and government listings. These are not considered primary source records and the content of such databases vary across consumer reporting agencies. There is no actual publicly maintained “national” criminal database that covers all jurisdictions. Further, their content is often known to be incomplete or not as up to date as a primary record search. In compliance with the FCRA, we do send notices when information is being reported from such a database and we also verify the information at the primary source before reporting any details to Customers.
Yes, we can integrate with any ATS or HRIS system. Background checks can be initiated through this process as well as passing results back to the ATS to eliminate multiple data entry points.
This is a decision that will be made during the onboarding stage but may include prospective employees, contracted employees and/or current employees undergoing a promotion or responsibility change.
Yes, there is a difference between background screening for a contractor rather than an employee.
The PlusOne Solutions screening program is unique in that our contractor program works directly with the Customer, as well as the contract holder (i.e. network company) to ensure that the Customer needs are met.
This is different than an employee screening program in that the company still maintains the responsibility for the hire and termination of the actual employee (or contractor) but the Customer will establish the criteria for who can work on their contracts. The contractor screening is this model will only determine if someone is eligible to work on the Customer contract, not actual employment. All employment decisions remain the responsibility of the network company.
Our background check program is unique in that our contractor program works directly with the Customer, as well as the contract holder (i.e. network company), to ensure that the Customer needs are met.
This is different than an employee screening program because the company still maintains the responsibility for the hire and termination of the actual employee (or contractor) but the Customer will establish the criteria for who can work on their contracts. By working for our Customers, with the contract holder, we ensure that the contract requirements related to screening, insurance, and other needs are met and that companies are compliant with those requirements. Additionally, the program generally includes a two-year background rescreen schedule to ensure that compliance is maintained over time. Typical employment decisions may be based on different factors, may not include a rescreen component and may include different search types.