CareerBuilder Opens Background Check Service

April 16, 2004 ( - has launched a new background check service for job seekers to pre-screen their own personal histories and credentials for potential employers.

SureCheck offers a basic package providing job seekers a statewide criminal history, a statewide civil history, address history and Social Security verification for a one-time fee.   In addition, job seekers can also sign up for a credential verification service for academic degrees, vocational training and certifications for an additional charge, according to a news release.

Up on receiving results, job seekers can view what employers see when they conduct background checks and make sure the recorded information is correct. Though they cannot alter their results, job seekers can contact the appropriate state or federal department to make adjustments if needed. They can also add comments if certain results, such as criminal or civil history, require explanation.

The service is being offered in conjunction with Entersect , a subsidiary of LocatePlus Holdings Corp, a business-to- business and business-to-government providers of public information.