Making a wise decision takes more than just guesswork. Thus, making it very important to conduct background checks. These background checks can be run by an employer to determine who they are dealing with so that they can make an informed decision. It helps you to comprehend the background of an individual and evaluate his/her complete past. This can include, but, is not limited to an identity check, education check, employment history check, medical history, financial history, credit history check, and criminal history check. The main objective of conducting the background check is to ensure that the information provided is accurate and can safeguard the interest of the person conducting the background check against fraudulent activities, income loss or damage to reputation.