Sutton Associates

Background Screening Services

Social Media and Professional Networking Screenings

Protect your company’s reputation

With the popularity of social and professional networking, it is critical that these valuable information resources be examined. An individual’s character, professional work history, affiliations, mindset, and intentions can be gleaned by searching networking sites and blogs.

Sites Such As:

 Other public forums

Pre-employment testing helps employers protect themselves from the negative effects of hiring drug users. With locations all over the United States, we make it easy to get the results you need.

Avoid Negative Publicity

Information found on social media offers a current snapshot of a person’s attitude, habits, and behaviors. When used as part of the employment process, it offers employers a more complete understanding of who the candidate really is. Ultimately, helping determine if a candidate is a right fit for the organization, or not.

Adverse Media Research and Analysis

Sutton maintains an extensive network of media sources including national, regional, and local newspapers. Specific industry publications, such as those found in financial and trade journals, are also maintained. Experience has demonstrated that media documents often produce information that is not otherwise available. When an individual is identified as the result of this search, the appropriate article is reviewed, and a link is attached to the full article for the client to review.

Why Choose Sutton Associates?

Consumer Protection

Sutton Associates operates in a controlled, regulated, and transparent process pursuant to the FCRA.  Background checks are only conducted with the applicant’s written consent. Our regulations protect your business.


Sutton Associates matches criminal records to applicants using a combination of identifiers including social security number, date of birth, alias names, driver’s license numbers, and past addresses.


Our professional background screeners yield fast response times, usually returning a background check within 12-72 hours.

Cost Effective

By hiring the right employee, businesses can reduce turnover, increase productivity, and reduce costs through training.

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