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Life Lessons: Background checks

Life Lessons Background checks

There are several reasons why you should run background checks on yourself, but have you thought about the other people you trust in your life?

Check your date.

When you meet someone off an online dating site, knowledge is power.

Try going to sites like instantcheckmate.com, which allows you to play detective and dig up need-to-know information about potential dates.

Check your doctor.

Background checks for healthcare professionals can be very revealing, showing red flags and any malpractice suits.

Try healthgrades.com for free physician-rating. For a more detailed review try docinfo.com for $9.95, which lists disciplinary actions, educational history, and details about sanctions.

Check your babysitter or housekeeper.

Entrusting someone with your children and your home means putting major trust into another person.

Do your research to ensure your applicant's perky attitude is not a fa├žade.

Try using a free search engine that searches through online public records, like dirtsearch.org.



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