Employee Background Profiles

Go Beyond Background “Checks”

If you are considering hiring or promoting, our Background Profiles can provide useful information to make informed decisions.

What's Included In Every Background Profile?

  • Identity Check and Verification

  • Criminal and Legal Records (National)

  • Criminal and Legal Records (Federal)

  • Criminal and Legal Records (State)

  • Criminal and Legal Records (County)

  • Global Terrorist Watchlist Check

  • Sex Offender List

  • Check Educational Background and Verification

  • Prior Employment History and Verification

  • Social Media (Internet) Review

  • Professional License Check

  • Motor Vehicle Records Check

Plus, you can make special requests for additional information, usually there is no additional cost!

How Do We Compare?

Background Profiles
Most Competitor's
Background Checks
Includes Social Media Review Yes No
By Licensed Investigators Yes No
Beyond Database Lookups Yes No
Custom Reports Yes No
All Inclusive Services Yes No
FCRA Compliant Yes Some
Guarantee Yes Some
Industry Average Rating 4.8 of 5.0 Stars 3.3 of 5.0 Stars
Experience Over 25 Years Less Than 10 Years

How Does It Work?

STEP 1 - Have your new hire or employee sign our consent form as required by FTC and EEOC [Print as PDF Here]

STEP 2 - Email us at hello@phenix.email or directly to your investigator.

STEP 3 - We will call you to confirm that we are starting the background. Most reports are completed in just 2-5 days.

*an invoice will be emailed to you for payment (net 15 terms)



Q: How many days will it take to complete a Background Profile?
A: Most backgrounds will be completed in about 2-5 working days. Just let us know if you have a deadline. If your assignment requires more time, we can provide you with a partial report.

Q: How do I pay?
A: We will email you an invoice for $195, including instructions to pay by credit card or mail a check payment within 10 days.

Q: Do you have volume discounts?
A: Yes. After your 10th Background Profile, you will receive our special volume rate going forward. Just call us for details.

Q: What is the guarantee?
A: If you are not completely satisfied, PHENIX will either rework the assignment or refund your fee.

Q: How complete and accurate is the information in my report?
A: Information is derived from over 100 databases and public sources. All information is reviewed by a licensed investigator to the extent that it can be verified. Our investigators also perform further due diligence using various methods.

Q: Do I have to tell the applicant or employee that we are doing a background on them?
A: Yes. If you plan to use the information in the background report for employment decisions, the EEOC and FTC require that you get written consent. Have your applicant or employee sign our Employee Consent To Background (PDF).

Q: What federal, state, and industry laws do I need to be aware of?
A: Be sure to know what the EEOC and FTC require of you as an employer:


The PHENIX name has been trusted by hundreds of recognized national and global brands. We've also worked for thousands of smaller companies, professionals, and individuals. Our team looks forward to working with you, too!

With PHENIX, you can trust that by hiring our company for background profiles and other services, your best interests are our top priority.