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Verified First Background Screening with iRecruit

Verified First raises the bar on background screening solutions backed by the best client support, and for developing the easiest, fastest HR system connections, for free!

With the click of a button, you can start your background screen conveniently from your iRecruit account. Screens are completed efficiently with Verified First. Their client support team is U.S.-based and answers calls in seconds, consistently resulting in positive testimonials and a 97% customer satisfaction.

How Verified First Works with iRecruit:

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To help employers assess their screening program and improve hiring efficiencies, it’s important to understand the many aspects involved with pre-employment screening. There are many types of background screenings conducted based on industry, position, and job duties. These checks could include a criminal background check, driving record, drug testing, education verification, employment verification, and reference checks.

Browser Extension

Verified First provides seamless integration with iRecruit utilizing a user-friendly browser extension. To initiate a background investigation on your candidate, you simply click on a link within the iRecruit applicant’s profile page. From there you can select from the following:

  • Send invite to initiate screen, obtain permission (note this can also be requested from iRecruit).
  • Select a “package” of pre-saved selected screening options
  • Or select individual screens you would like to use::
    • Nationwide Criminal Database
    • Global Homeland Security Watchlist
    • Criminal State / County
    • Social Security Address Trace
    • Drug screens also available

Background Check Basics

  1. What’s included in a background check?
    Typical pre-employment background checks include identity verification and criminal records searches, but screening varies depending on industry and specific job requirements. Other common requirements for pre-employment screening can be education and employment verifications, driving records, credit checks, and drug testing.
  2. What information is needed to run a background check?
    Different companies require different information to be collected from the candidate but usually include full name, address, date of birth, and social security number. Other background checks call for the candidate’s driver’s license number and educational and employment history.
  3. How long does a background check take?
    On average, a background check takes between one to three business days, however, the length of time can vary depending on what type of screen is being run. There are several factors that can cause a delay in the screening process as well, including court closures or delays.
  4. How much does it cost to run a background check?
    The cost of a background check depends on the scope and breadth of the potential desired screen. In general, a reliable background screening package that measures up to FRCA standards costs companies between $30-$100, depending on how in-depth your organization wants to screen. A unique package specifically tailored to your organization is the best way to save money, maintain compliance, and improve your hiring efforts. Verified First offers background screening packages specific to many different industries, including a la carte products like drug testing, verifications, I-9, and more.

Find Out More

Verified First’s seamless integration with iRecruit provides clients with a turn-key experience and enables them to process comprehensive screens in one, convenient place. With a dedicated support team, a user-friendly browser extension, and unbeatable turnaround times, Verified First puts you first.


Related Links: 

How Long Does a Background Check Take?  One of the most commonly asked questions are about the turnaround times of a background check. At iRecruit, we want you to understand the factors that influence turnaround time, so you can effectively project the time it takes you to fill open positions.

4 Ways To Speed Up Your Background Checks Improving the turnaround time of your background checks helps your company acquire top talent and creates a stronger talent pipeline. Here are four simple things you can do to improve your turnaround time.


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