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Every hire offers a new opportunity for productivity, but every person added to your team also presents a business risk. Performing a criminal record search during pre-employment screening can help confirm your hiring decision and keep your business profitable and productive.

The consequences of making the wrong hire are staggering. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey ( , almost 27% of U.S. employers said that one bad hire has cost their company more than $50,000. The U.S. Department of Labor ( supports this claim. According to their reports, the cost of the wrong hire can add up to at least 30% of the of the individual’s first-year earning.

If you are hiring for a position that requires direct contact with the public or handling cash, sensitive financial data, or sensitive personal information, it can be especially important to check your applicant’s criminal report. So, how do you obtain the most accurate, up-to-date information?

CIC Screening ( provides real time, accurate reports and records according to FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) requirements which is the primary law regulating how consumer reporting agencies are able to use the personal information of consumers.

So, what information does CIC Screening provide in their criminal record search? CIC Screening provides an in-depth, comprehensive criminal record search for your prospective employees. Their reporting reveals all offenses at the county, state, and federal level and includes:

-A National Federal Criminal Record Search

-A Statewide Criminal Record Search

-A County Wide Proprietary Database Check

-A Statewide Proprietary Database Check

CIC Screening has the experience, the reputation, and the technology to ensure you make the right hire and protect your business.  They will give you peace of mind and the assurance that you selected the right candidate and can save your company thousands by having the confidence that you truly hired the right individual for the job.

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