do you do background checks?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by grassguy_, Mar 7, 2004.

  1. grassguy_

    grassguy_ LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 633

    I was wondering who does background checks on new hires? I've got varying prices for having them done but would like some input and ideas from those of you that use them. Thanks for any input.
  2. CNYScapes

    CNYScapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 916

    If they breathe, and have a car, they're hired. Just kidding. I havent done any of that, I can get a pretty good feel just from the application and an interview.
  3. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    I've contacted the local sheriff dept, and they said to give them their drivers license, ss#, address, b-day, etc and they would run one for me. I don't know how intensive it is, but its better then none. I figure asking for id, and telling them whats it going to be used for will weed alot of people I don't want to hire. Small fee under 5.00 I believe is what they said.

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