Screening Solutions for Retailers
The National Retail Federation reported that nearly all retailers (97%) utilize background screening in some form during the application, hiring and employment process. Additionally, companies routinely conduct pre-employment background checks on a wide range of associates from senior executives (85.7%) to store associates (55.2%), with a particular focus on customer-facing employees and managers.
Universal works with many Retail businesses nationwide, and we understand the sensitivity and importance of hiring in your fast-paced market. Whether you are a single unit franchise location or have multiple units in multiple states, we offer solutions that meet the requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT), federal, state and other industry regulations.
Our employment screening solution is easy to use, cost effective, our turnaround time is quick and our dedicated customer services staff and account representatives stand ready to help you every step of the way. From the setup of your background screening program and training of your staff, to answering questions about services, processes, compliance, or information contained in background check reports, we are there for your organization by providing personalized assistance.
We’ll help you protect your workforce and reduce potential liabilities, so that you can concentrate on running your business.
- Social Security Address/Alias Trace
- County Criminal Search
- Statewide Criminal Search
- Federal Court Criminal Search
- USA CriminalSearch
- USA OffenderSearch
- USA SecuritySearch
- Driving History/Motor Vehicle Record
- Financial History/Employment Credit Report
- Drug Testing and Occupational Health Screening
- Verify Today (3rd Party Verification Management)
- Vendor/Extended Workforce Screening
Reference: “NRF Survey Finds Nearly All Retailers Rely on Background Checks to Keep Consumers, Companies Safe,” by Stephen Schatz (2011), www.nrf.com/backgroundscreening.