There are as many types of background investigations as there are species of birds, and each background investigation plumbs different levels, depending on the client’s needs. The background investigation is the core of all investigative work, It is the core of investigation and must blend raw findings with balanced interpretation. Capitol Inquiry can assist with gaining perspective and insight into key relationships. We can review, test, and validate claims of trust and reputation. A background investigation can be as simple as a criminal history check, or as complex as verifying the credentials, qualifications and professional practices of a candidate for a top executive position.
Pre-employment background screening examines the character, general reputation, personal characteristics, lifestyle and habits of a job applicant to determine his/her suitability for a given role or job. It may be conducted with or without the applicant’s knowledge.
Capitol Inquiry conducts a thorough and diligent search of civil and criminal records, court filings, bankruptcy proceedings, judgments, liens, financial activity, credit history, social media, Social Security Number and date-of-birth verifications, employment history, educational background, and reference checks. In all cases, Capitol Inquiry will look for the “red flags’” indicators that a previous employer may be trying to get rid of a bad apple. If the reference provided sounds too glowing to be true, it probably isn’t.