Pre-Employment

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SEARCH

Criminal background checks today are becoming a real necessity before hiring anyone.  With workplace violence, substance abuse, drug trafficking and internal theft on the rise in the work place, employers are taking a large risk when they do not verify the background of a potential employee.  All Criminal background searches conducted are Canada wide and are completed through authorized Police Services with the signed consent of the applicant in question.

CREDIT HISTORY  

Credit reports are an important tool for verifying the reliability, dependability and integrity of an applicant applying for fiduciary or cash handling responsibilities, access to expensive equipment, people's property, or otherwise placed in a position of financial trust.  It contains a summary of an applicant's credit history including the number of trade accounts, ratings of trade accounts, bankruptcies, court judgments or liens, and any collections and bad debt information. It is also an important tool for verifying your applicant’s address history and the authenticity of a social insurance number. 

EDUCATION VERIFICATION

With over 1000 “Phony Diploma Mills” operating globally, anyone can get an authentic looking diploma/degree within hours.  Verify the authenticity of, diplomas, degrees and certificates, dates attended, courses taken and dates graduated.  

EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION

Verify previous employment supplied by your applicant including dates of employment, position held, reason for departure, rehire status and other general comments.  When interviewing the former employer, we will ask questions pertaining to the applicant’s work ethics, time management, job performance, reliability, honesty, attendance, punctuality and team work. 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE - TRADE/SKILLS

Verify that an applicant's professional trade/skills license is current and valid, date issued, expiry date and any special conditions applied. 

DRIVER’S ABSTRACT

Three (3) year snapshot. Contains driver identification, license status information, including a list of Highway Traffic Act and Criminal Code convictions within the previous three years, the conviction dates and any points accumulated.

 

CVOR DRIVER’S ABSTRACT

Five (5) year snapshot of an Ontario issued driver's license, containing information while operating heavy commercial vehicles, contains driver's license number, name, class, condition, expiry and medical due dates, status, a description of each accident, conviction and inspection, plus microfilm reference numbers. 

domestic employee screening

Verify the backgrounds of Nannies/Child Care Providers, Housekeepers, Cleaning Staff, Chauffeurs and Contractors. Verify that the people that you invite to work in your home are qualified and trustworthy. 

CONSENT TO RELEASE OF INFORMATION

All applicants are required to sign consent forms (as provided by APEX) prior to the commencement of any Pre-Employment Background Screening inquiries. These forms allow our company to check and verify information on behalf of our clients.  All inquiries by our expertly trained staff are conducted in a diligent, efficient and authorized manner.

APEX offers international reference and education verifications.  We also provide services to clients in the USA.