Are your children in safe hands?
A Chinese woman, who posed as a nanny steal a baby following the death of her two children and demand money from the parents. Using a fake identity, she applied to be a nanny at the residence and abducted the child. These don’t happen only in movies but are news from around the world. Do you know that the no of child abduction cases occurring every year is increasing drastically and most of the cases are related to careless mistakes from parents? Parents don’t check the background of people they are hiring as caregivers or babysitters or nannies. But with the above mentioned facts, its vital to check background of nannies just like any other employer conducting background checks before hiring.
Choose caregivers — babysitters, childcare providers, and nannies — carefully and check their references. If you've arranged for someone to work at home or look after kids, conduct a thorough background check of that person. You can conduct screening with the help of background screening companies.
Usually parents take this lightly because they believe references provided by friends or relatives are trustworthy. They don’t think that these references might have anything wrong in their history. They don’t see the possibility of any misfortune happening to them unless it really happens. But there’s no point in crying over spilt milk right?
If you have to ensure safety of children, then it’s better to be careful and precautious. It’s essential to know the true identity of a person you are letting near your child and letting in your home. Hence, background verification of nannies holds great importance as days’ pass.
A background screening company will help you ensure this safety and relax amidst your stressful work and personal life. They check the credentials of the babysitter, their address or any proof of residence and check the authenticity of the details. Many nannies pose fake identity and this can be detected through background check companies. They also check criminal records of nannies to find anything suspicious in it as the matter here is very sensitive. Even the slightest suspicion in police verification or criminal record check can lead to rejecting the person for the position. These companies can also check their education and past employment details and verify whether the person is speaking truth about her past work and life. They also conduct drug tests for babysitters with their permission in some places, but mostly it’s difficult to get them undergo such tests. They impose themselves as good and not addicted to drugs in order to get the job. This detail also can be verified and it’s essential like all other factors for the health of your children.
Mainly these companies are famous for their services in employee background screening. Employers in large scale and small scale industries conduct background checks for their potential employees to filter fake candidates and to ensure safety and security. An employment background check company will conduct all sorts of background check like ID authentication, reference check, address verification, education verification, employment verification, criminal record check etc. So for any hire, it’s better to approach these companies for background checks.
Abhishek Sarswat is a blogger cum writer who likes to speak about safety and security issues. In free time, he loves to eat and travel.