Verifications

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Hassle-free candidate credential checks.

Have you ever called an applicant's former employer and played 'phone tag' for days? Get Verified First in the game! We perform all background verification services in-house—no outsourcing—which creates great response times and saves you the hassle of dialing references all day. You will reap the benefits of confirmed credentials and save valuable time with verification services from Verified First.

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"7 Real-Life Resume Blunders that Cost Careers" to learn how verifications can prevent hiring missteps.

Employment Verification

A verification specialist will contact each prior employer to verify employment information reported by the applicant. The report may include dates of employment, last position held, and eligibility for rehire.

Education Verification

A verification specialist will contact the school, college, university, or other educational institution or agency that granted the degree or certificate. The report may include dates of attendance, degree, major or program, and graduation date.

Professional License Verification

​Verification of a variety of government-issued professional licenses: nurses, doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, insurance agents, accountants, architects, and many others. Confirms the applicant’s license, certification or credentials, the date of issue, expiration date, and current status.

Professional Reference Verification

A verification specialist will contact each professional reference provided. Report may include the reference’s relationship with the applicant, length of time known, any joint work experiences, and overall character.

Personal Reference Verification

A verification specialist will contact each personal reference provided. Report may include the reference’s relationship with the applicant, length of time known, and overall character of applicant.

DOT Verification

Verify information required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) part 391 for driving positions and Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR part 40 for safety-sensitive positions.

Background screening made easy.

Verified First is integrated with over 100 human resources software platforms, so you can add background screening and electronic forms to your hiring process at the push of a button. Get started with Verified First today!