Accurate Blog

Introduction to Our API v3 - Anthony Rossano of CompareBackgroundCheckAPIs.com

Posted by Joshua Flexen on Jun 28, 2016 11:39:32 AM

We were previously mentioned in a blog post by API evangelist Anthony Rossano on comparebackgroundcheckapis.com as he listed us as the best background check API available on the market following his research on background check APIs.  

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Topics: Background Check API

Background Screening Myths Explained: Myth 1 - Identity Verification

Posted by Katie Hartley on Jun 14, 2016 8:10:58 AM

While we have written many articles on our blog geared toward the background screening industry best practices, compliance, and even something on “holiday baking," I find myself increasingly reading articles and online advertisements promising real-time background check results, identity verification, and “the most” comprehensive background checks.  I have noticed this, particularly, in the last year or two as the industry has moved towards API offerings and had many new entrants

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Topics: Background Check API, Driving History

Version 3 of the Accurate Background Check API is Now Available

Posted by Joshua Flexen on May 12, 2016 7:26:12 AM

The Accurate Background Check API  provides the broadest offering in the industry for U.S. and international background checks, employment and educational verifications, work authorization and drug testing requirements. Yesterday we released the newest version of our background check API (Version 3).  Main enhancements of the new v3 release focuses on developer productivity and implementation simplicity:

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Topics: Background Check API, International Background Checks, Product Updates

Case Study: Hireology Selects Accurate Background as Background Check Partner

Posted by Justine Quintos on Feb 26, 2016 4:04:11 PM

Strong integration partnerships have played a key role in Accurate Background's success. These partnerships also enhance the customer and candidate experience by streamlining the hiring process. Leading hiring software provider, Hireology, recently selected Accurate Background as their integrated partner for candidate background checks and published a blog overviewing their vendor selection process. 

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Topics: Background Check API, Candidate Experience, Integrations

Move Over Millennials, Here Come the Centennials

Posted by Elizabeth Fairchild on Feb 23, 2016 6:30:00 AM

 Everyone has been talking about hiring tips for millennials, but what about the next generation…the centennials? Born after 1997, the first centennials are on the cusp of entering the workforce.

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Topics: Background Check API, Candidate Experience

Accurate Background Named Best Background Check API by CompareBackgroundCheckAPIs.com

Posted by Elizabeth Fairchild on Feb 9, 2016 4:33:15 PM

This week Accurate Background was named Best Background Check API in an article on comparebackgroundcheckapis.com, a site run by noted technology evangelist Anthony Rossano.

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Topics: Background Check API

Avoid Buyer's Remorse - Read the Background Check API Fine Print– Pt 2

Posted by Accurate Background on Jan 20, 2016 6:00:00 AM

In Part 1 of our blog, we explored common misconceptions and misinformation that exist around background check API technologies.  Truth is, there is not a one size fits all approach for any company when it comes to background screening. Selecting the right vendor takes careful consideration of your requirements  – both from a technology and people standpoint – and what’s needed from your vendor to help meet those needs quickly, seamlessly and within compliance.

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Topics: Background Check API, Integrations

Avoid Buyer's Remorse - Read the Background Check API Fine Print

Posted by Katie Hartley on Jan 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you are reading this, you officially survived another holiday season. Congratulations! We hope amongst the hustle, bustle, wrapping and gatherings, your holidays were filled with laughter and good cheer.

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Topics: Background Check API, Integrations

When Using a Background Check API, the Right Ingredients are Essential

Posted by Katie Hartley on Dec 17, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means it is time to get creative with your annual holiday baking. You know the drill; you see that fantastic recipe on Food Network or Pinterest, and quickly go to work. But somewhere, a few ingredients in, things get confusing. Can grated ginger be replaced with powdered ginger? Baking powder and baking soda are interchangeable, right? And what the heck is star anise?

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Topics: Background Check API, Candidate Experience, International Background Checks

Answering Your I-9 and E-Verify Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Byron Alvord on Dec 8, 2015 9:00:00 AM

faq.pngIf you have hired someone after November 6, 1986, there is a pretty good chance that you have heard of the Form I-9. This form is required by USCIS for all employers to ensure employees are eligible to work in the United States. An online program called E-Verify is a Federal database that is also often used in conjunction with Form I-9 for confirming work eligibility of employees. Accurate Background recently hosted an “I-9 Best Practices” webinar with Montserrat Miller of Arnall, Golden, Gregory.  Over 300 employers attended and the FAQ’s below are real questions that employers have asked and will be helpful for all employers during their hiring process.

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Topics: Background Check API, I-9 & E-Verify