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Workable Partner Profile: leading tech screening with Verified First

Learn directly from Verified First how their tech optimizes your background screening in the recruitment process.

Trevor Schueren
Trevor Schueren

Trevor works with new HR tech partners to set up integration and 100+ existing partners to grow our relationship with them.

Verified First is a fast growing background screening company on a mission to deliver cutting-edge HR technology that transforms the way organizations protect their people. Verified First is known for raising the bar on streamlined background screening solutions backed by the best client support across the globe.

With a 98% client satisfaction team, a user-friendly patented integration, and unbeatable turnaround times, Verified First puts you first.

Awards include HRO Today Baker’s Dozen, HRO Today iTalent, Inc. Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 500.

1. Welcome to this month’s Partner Profile. Could you introduce yourself with a brief bio?

Hi there! My name is Jenny Johnson. I am a Senior Partner Manager at Verified First. I joined the Verified First Partner team in February of 2023.

I have 20+ years of sales and account management experience in the background screening industry.

2. As an integrated partner of Workable, Verified First helps to ensure a smooth background check process. Could you elaborate on how Verified First specifically does so?

Verified First provides a seamless background screening experience across a wide variety of industries by offering integrated screening solutions including Background Checks, Drug screening, Verifications, I-9/E-Verify, and more.

Verified First’s seamless integration with Workable provides clients with a turn-key experience and enables them to process comprehensive screens in one, convenient place.

3. What are some general trends you all are noticing in the background check world?

The background screening process plays a pivotal role in ensuring organizations make informed and responsible hiring decisions. The following trends underscore the critical importance of leveraging cutting-edge background screening technology:

Importance of integration: Research has shown that one in three companies use more than 10 different recruitment solutions, raising the importance of efficient integrations (Aptitude Research). That’s why Verified First has transformed how integrations work and offers two robust solutions for Workable clients, including a one-of-kind, patented browser extension integration.

Adoption of background screening: Over 80% of organizations recognize the significance of background screening in their hiring processes. This widespread adoption emphasizes a shared understanding within the business community about the necessity of evaluating candidates beyond their resumes.

Incomplete screening practices: Shockingly, 39% of organizations do not conduct background checks for every job position. This gap in screening leaves companies vulnerable to potential risks associated with inadequate vetting. Comprehensive screening is crucial in mitigating these risks and ensuring a thorough evaluation of all candidates. If you’re not sure what screens to use and when, connect with Verified First and their PBSA-accredited screening experts.

Verified First captured this data in conjunction with Aptitude Research as a part of our 2023 Talent Acquisition Tech Buyer’s Guide.

4. Now is your chance to brag about what’s on the horizon for Verified First. Any exciting product developments our readers should be aware of?

Verified First is excited to announce our latest feature: MVR Monitoring. This new monitoring solution sends you real-time alerts as new violations, suspensions, disqualifications, and more occur.

With MVR Monitoring, you can:

  • Receive real-time alerts
  • Track driver performance
  • Manage employee risk
  • Stay on top of license/certification expirations

Please let us know if you want to learn more about our continuous MVR monitoring solution:

5. Any closing thoughts you’d like to share?

Click here to learn more about streamlining your hiring & onboarding process by easily integrating Workable with Verified First’s background screening solutions. Save time and resources, so you can focus on what matters most – your people.

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