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Background Screening Consultants, LLC

Phone: (888) 578-8600 Fax: (888) 548-0421 1006 S Michigan Ave  Suite 604, Chicago, IL 60605

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Background Screening Consultants, LLC, also known as, is a background and employment screening company which sells background screening packages for employers, landlords, and volunteer organizations seeking to determine the quality and reliability of those they are hiring or renting to. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves a national and international customer base, and is versed in the different federal and state labor laws in order to ensure compliance with the different laws throughout the United States and in other countries. This company has been in business since 1996 and is a member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. Background Screening Consultants also self certifies compliance with the U.S. Department of Commerce.

This company sells background screening packages for landlords, companies, and volunteer organizations who are seeking to determine the legal history of those they are considering for employment or tenancy. The company can provide screening access in over 250 countries and provides information regarding credit history, residential history reports, criminal database searches, sex offender registry searches, federal and internationally restricted individual searches, criminal record searches, liens and judgments, employment verifications, and other information, depending on the type of report requested. Their digital search format removes possible errors made from difficult-to-read handwriting, and allows for synchronization with digital application processes for tenants, volunteers, and job applicants. The company also has a fully personalized call center that provides individualized attention for users, rather than using automated phone banks.

Visit the website for Background Screening Consultants, LLC, to learn more about their services, read about the background screening process, and contact the company to request a background screening kit.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Background Screening Consultants, LLC meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Background Screening Consultants, LLC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Background Screening Consultants, LLC
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 07, 2008 Business started: 02/25/1996 Business started locally: 02/25/1996 Business incorporated 02/25/2004 in IL
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Brad Jones, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Brad Jones, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Screening - Background & Employment Screening - Tenant Human Resources Searchers of Records Records Management Investigation Services (NAICS: 561611)

Alternate Business Names

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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