The reason why I have decided to write this article is because this is a question that always come up in different networking events. And, the answer is as typical as expected: it depends. Yet, a background check could range from under one hundred to more than a thousand US dollars depending on your needs
One of the questions often being asked is whether it is necessary for candidates or existing employees to sign the consent/authorization forms for background check? To satisfy different privacy law requirements, signing the consent/authorization forms would not only protect the candidate but also the prospective employer and all stakeholders involved in the background check process.