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Why are Background Checks Important?


Benefits of a Background Check

It is vitally important to make an informed decision when hiring employees.
Below are the top 5 reasons for conducting an employment screening with a professional screening company:


The subject of the background check has the right to a copy of their report under the FCRA.

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. Further, applicants are also protected by state consumer protection and privacy laws.


Sutton Associates can match criminal records to applicants with a combinations of identifiers including social security number, date of birth, alias names, driver’s license numbers and past addresses.


Our service can yield fast response times, usually returning a background check within 48-72 hours, thereby reducing the time employers may take in approving applicants.

Cost Effective

Supply and demand dictates our competitive prices against competitors and guarantees that clients receive fair and reasonable pricing options.

96.1% of employers conduct some form of employment screening.
85.7% screen all full-time employees
66.8% screen all part-time employees

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