Background check is specially done for employment purposes.
With the aid of the check the employee can verify every detail offered by the employee. It is not at all an easy task to carry on background check. In the very first step you have to sign a form specially used for background check. The moment you have signed the background check release form the employer owns free access to every detail except a few ones. In this way he/she may come to know about your criminal records, credit card details, driving record and so on. There are also cases where the employer talks with your neighbors and your former colleagues.
With the advent of the internet the background check has faced some problems.
It is frequently noted that some employers generally use background check from unreliable sources. As a result there is no scope of knowing if the information is perfect or not on the side of the employer. There emerge galore of problems and misunderstandings. Ultimately the process becomes nothing but a farce. By any means all types of chaotic issues must be averted. Otherwise background is sure to be a mockery. The only thing you can have trust in is that if the employers shows no interest to hire you having the result from the background check he/she is sure to offer you the copy of information on which he/she has made the decision.
In this way you can prove that the details that he/she has received are perfect.What may be inevitable in the case of background check is that the employer may seek your SSN number.
The moment it is verified the employer is sure to verify your past work details. He/she may be interested to know if you have any criminal records or not. The employer seeks all these details to build even your personality profile. All these can be done after the proper scrutiny of driving records and criminal records.Yet the employer can not do whatever he/she likes. There is some information that can never be disclosed. Whether you are bankrupt or not can not be known by the employer. Again any record regarding your health can never be entertained. On the basis of a medical record the employer can never hire you. The only thing that the employer can do is to ask you whether you have the ability to carry on the work you have applied for.