Is the person painting the nursery or changing the lock on the front door a sex offender? The answer is, MAYBE.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2011
Is the person painting the nursery or changing the lock on the front door a sex offender? The answer is MAYBE, according to employee background check company AskTheSeal.com.
AskTheSeal.com founder and president, Edward Marchiselli stated, " It has been our experience that a majority of service companies who claim to perform criminal background checks on employees actually do not. Of the small percentage that actually do, many perform grossly incomplete or improper checks. Of the even smaller percentage of companies that perform proper checks, many do not have an objective written criteria and look the other way or skip the check all together when they need to hire someone in a hurry."
AskTheSeal.com has found sex offenders working in homes in several different trades and for companies large and small. In most cases, the company had never performed the checks they claimed to. In one case the sex offender had committed their crime in another state. The company was unaware that the previous background check run with another company only included a state and local check and did not include a sex offender check. Had the background check company bothered to do a national criminal or sex offender check, they would have uncovered the violent sex crimes committed in another state. Marchiselli states, "If you are not doing a national criminal and sex offender check as well as local county check, you are wasting your money and putting your business and your customer's safety at risk."
The handful of companies that do perform complete and proper criminal background checks have a difficult time proving it without releasing private employee information, while their competition who is cutting corners or not doing anything at all, are also claiming to background check their employees.
AskTheSeal.com offers a Seal of Approval to its clients along with tools to prove that they background check their employees without invading employee privacy. Companies with the Seal of Approval can manage their employees and applicants on their own private employee portal as well as initiate an email directly from AskTheSeal.com to their customer with a photo and verification of background check for the employee being dispatched to their home or business. AskTheSeal issues photo IDs verifying completion of an annual background check.
AskTheSeal.com is a 3rd party Seal of Approval that verifies company license, insurance and customer service record as well as performs annual national criminal and sex offender checks on employees who interact with the public or their personal information. http://www.AskTheSeal.com is a free service to consumers where they can find licensed, insured companies who perform background checks on their employees. Reputable businesses utilize AskTheSeal.com to distingish themselves from companies who pretend to be reputable.