First Advantage Leverages Plaid APIs to Provide Near-Instant Employment Verifications | New

ATLANTA, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Advantage Corporation (NASDAQ: FA), a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, audits, security and compliance, today announced a new integration with Plaid, a data network powering the digital finance ecosystem. With this new integration with Plaid, First Advantage can provide near-instant verification of a candidate’s current employment during the background check process.

Employers and candidates are increasingly looking for faster and easier processes for background checks. With this integration, First Advantage will be able to verify a candidate’s current employment in seconds through Plaid’s Application Programming Interface (API). Near-instant job verifications work on any device. Candidates simply access the screening application powered by First Advantage’s global technology platform from their mobile device, tablet or desktop computer and follow the prompts.

“Working with Plaid is another example of how First Advantage consistently delivers innovative screening solutions to our customers. We are constantly working to ensure our customers have the tools they need to hire smarter and onboard faster,” said Scott Staples, CEO of First Advantage. “This exciting new integration ultimately simplifies and speeds up the background check process for candidates and our customers.”

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First Advantage (NASDAQ: FA) is a leading global provider of HR technology solutions for screening, audits, security and compliance. The company provides innovative solutions and insights that help clients manage risk and hire top talent. Using proprietary technology, First Advantage’s products and solutions help companies protect their brands and provide safer environments for their customers and their most important assets: employees, contractors, contingent workers, tenants and drivers. . Based in Atlanta, Georgia, First Advantage screens in more than 200 countries and territories on behalf of its more than 33,000 customers. For more information about First Advantage, visit the company’s website at

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