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The Background Check Process
The Background Check Process
What is a background check and how does it work? Discover the process and the different screening types involved.
FREE
15 min
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Request a Background Check
Request a Background Check
Order background reports using Checkr's Dashboard or Applicant Tracking Systems.
FREE
13 min
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The Candidate Experience
The Candidate Experience
After you order a background check, see how candidates complete the process and get support.
FREE
15 min
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Track an In-Progress Background Check
Track an In-Progress Background Check
Follow candidates through the background check process using the Checkr Dashboard.
FREE
12 min
RecruitersCheck status of background checkHow long do background checks takeStatusdashboardfilterconsiderclearinvitationdisputeauthorizationTrack an in-progress background checkcheckr dashboardnotificationspendingsuspendednotificationtrackinvitation sentin progresssearchinvitation expiredcredit reporting agencyFair creditcraresponsibilitiesrightsfcraconsumer rightsresponsibilityend user responsibilitiesFair credit reporting actAdjudicator/Reviewer
Assess a Background Check Report
Assess a Background Check Report
Interpret a report and make decisions about how to proceed.
FREE
24 min
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Adverse Actions
Adverse Actions
Follow a compliant process when you decline candidates.
FREE
16 min
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Managing Users
Managing Users
Add, delete, and manage your Checkr users.
FREE
6 min
Program ManagerAdministratorAdd new usersAnalyticswork locationlocationmanage usersdatauser roleaccount settingspermissionset upmanageuser permissioncontactsset up contactsaccountuserrolesettings
Business Tools
Business Tools
Set up your program and segment candidates more effectively with Geos and Programs.
FREE
16 min
Program ManagerAdministratorwork locationtoolslocationprogrambusiness toolsgeo
The Positive Adjudication Matrix
The Positive Adjudication Matrix
The advanced feature that makes your hiring program more compliant, efficient, and fair.
FREE
16 min
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Analytics
Analytics
Use Checkr's analytics dashboards to optimize your background screenings.
FREE
10 min
Program ManagerAdministratorAdverse ActionAnalyticsgeographydownloaddrilldowndashboardcandidate experiencefilterpositive adjudication
The Admin Checklist
The Admin Checklist
What to do if you're setting Checkr up for the first time.
FREE
4 min
Program ManagerAdministrator
Billing and Invoices
Billing and Invoices
Set up payment, and figure out what the different fees on your invoice mean.
FREE
3 min
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Test Your Skills: Recruiters & Requesters
Test Your Skills: Recruiters & Requesters
Have you mastered the basics of ordering and tracking background reports?
FREE
Recruiters
Test Your Skills: Evaluators & Reviewers
Test Your Skills: Evaluators & Reviewers
Have you mastered the basics of reviewing and adjudicating reports?
FREE
Test Your Skills: Admins & Program Managers
Test Your Skills: Admins & Program Managers
Have you mastered the basics of Checkr's admin features?
FREE
Program ManagerAdministrator
Introduction: Recruiters & Requesters
Introduction: Recruiters & Requesters
Welcome to Recruiters & Requesters! See what you'll learn and how to go through the path.
FREE
RecruitersRequester
Introduction: Evaluators & Reviewers
Introduction: Evaluators & Reviewers
Welcome to Evaluators & Reviewers! See what you'll learn and how to go through the path.
FREE
Adjudicator/Reviewer
Introduction: Admins & Program Managers
Introduction: Admins & Program Managers
Welcome to Admins & Program Managers! See what you'll learn and how to go through the path.
FREE
Program ManagerAdministrator
Learning Path Survey: Admins & Program Managers
Learning Path Survey: Admins & Program Managers
FREE
Program ManagerAdministrator
Learning Path Survey: Evaluators & Reviewers
Learning Path Survey: Evaluators & Reviewers
FREE
Learning Path Survey: Recruiters & Requesters
Learning Path Survey: Recruiters & Requesters
FREE
Recruiters
Checkr Release Notes
Checkr Release Notes
Biweekly list of changes and upgrades to the Checkr platform.
FREE
release notesrelease
Fair Assessment Course
Fair Assessment Course
Learn what it takes to be a Fair Assessor through this video-based, interactive course.
FREE
Adjudicator/Reviewer
Getting Started with Fair Chance
Getting Started with Fair Chance
"Getting Started with Fair Chance: Hire, Onboard and Engage" helps organizations take approachable steps to implement fair chance hiring practices in their current workflows.
FREE
Recruiters & Requesters
Recruiters & Requesters
How do you order background checks and follow candidates? Learn how to order reports like a pro.
FREE
7 Courses
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Evaluators & Reviewers
Evaluators & Reviewers
Are you reviewing candidates quickly and fairly? Learn how to adjudicate and make decisions.
FREE
8 Courses
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Admins & Program Managers
Admins & Program Managers
Is your process optimized? Learn how to manage users, billing, and admin features that increase your efficiency.
FREE
10 Courses
Program ManagerAdministratorAdd new usersAnalyticsgeographydownloaddrilldowndashboardcandidate experiencefilterpositive adjudicationinvoicesfeesurchargebillingwork locationtoolslocationprogrambusiness toolsgeomanage usersdatauser roleaccount settingspermissionset upmanageuser permissioncontactsset up contactsaccountuserrolesettings