How Verified First Helps Organizations Transform from Good to Great

August 10, 2022 by Verified First
How Verified First Helps Organizations Transform from Good to Great Our Founders, Devon Dickinson and Tommy Cheng, started Verified First in 2012. We’ve helped thousands of companies transform their hiring practices from good to great in these ten years, and in the process, we’ve transformed, too. Our company’s purpose is to make companies great by helping them make effective hiring decisions. We’re breaking down how we achieve this goal by highlighting who we are, what we do, and how Verified First remains your one-stop shop for all background screening needs.

Our Unique Approach

Verified First isn’t your run-of-the-mill screening provider. We’ve pioneered a way to easily integrate our screening tools into human resource and talent management tools and platforms through our patented technology. With our VF Connector, you can run background checks, order drug tests, and more without having to leave your preferred talent acquisition solution.

Our Solution: Technology and People

A typical screening integration usually takes between 4–6 weeks, costs hundreds of dollars, and sometimes causes delays in recruiting. However, the VF Connector Extension can be integrated in minutes. It seamlessly connects your favorite HR solutions, ATS, CRM, Payroll, and more all in one place. With our award-winning integration already implemented into 100+ partner platforms (and counting!), you can start streamlining your hiring process within the same day of implementation. Our technology is only half of our solution. We help hundreds of companies create some of the best teams by taking extra care of our employees and making sure they love where they work. In a service-driven industry like ours, it’s critical that we find, train, and nurture the best employees we can. Our focus on employee satisfaction and growing a positive culture has named us one of the Best Places to Work in Idaho for the past 6 years. 

Our Compliant Screening Process

With over a decade of experience in technology and innovation, Verified First offers quick, intuitive, and compliant background screening services. We built our custom software platform specifically to ensure a better experience for all hiring professionals. Our solutions help a wide variety of industries complete both verification checks and drug screening solutions such as:
  • County, State, and Federal Criminal Searches
  • Nationwide Sex Offender Registry Searches
  • Employment, Education, and Professional License Verifications
  • Instant Lab-Based Drug Testing
  • Manual Collection Drug Testing
  • Lab-Based Drug Testing
  • I9 & E-Verify
Along with each service, we offer industry-specific packages and à la carte options that allow you to cater our services to all of your screening needs. With a 98% customer satisfaction rating, we’ve helped thousands of companies across the country improve their hiring process through attentive customer service care. Not only is our screening software vast and user-friendly, it’s also compliant and PBSA-accredited. In fact, all of our screening processes are designed to assist you in keeping compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) laws.

Commitment to Growth

In today’s rapidly changing talent market, we place a high value on our commitment to your growth. We take great care to listen to our client's needs so that we can remain the one-stop shop for all your screening needs both now and in the future. “Verified First’s top priority is helping organizations make the right hiring decisions today that have the best impact on tomorrow. That’s why we do what we do – to help your company evolve and grow through industry-specific screens and white-glove customer care.” - Devon Dickinson, Founder & CEO
About Verified First
Verified First is known for delivering streamlined background screening backed by the best client support, and for developing the easiest, fastest HR system integrations, for free. Our client support team is U.S.-based, answers calls in seconds, resulting in hundreds of positive testimonials and a 96% customer satisfaction. Verified First's patent-pending, award-winning integrations include over 100 applicant tracking systems, and provide clients a turn-key experience.

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