Advantage Employment Screening Services

Advantage Employment Screening Services

Hire only the best

As a convenience for our mortgage clients and tenant screening clients, we offer the option to sign up for employment screening reports. The key to any successful business is hiring the right people. But to achieve this you must know who you are hiring. With Advantage Employment Screening Services you can get in depth information on an applicant’s background. Use our services to find out about past employment, criminal history, certifications and education.

*Please note that employment screening services are only available as an add-on service to clients who use Advantage Credit, Inc. primarily for mortgage or tenant screening services. It is no longer available to clients who wish only to perform background checks on potential employees.


  • No required contract period or vendor exclusivity is required to become a customer
  • We offer a wide range of services at very affordable prices
  • We will customize any package to fit your company’s screening needs
  • Security, timely service and accuracy

Report Options

Criminal Record Profile – Failing to conduct criminal background checks on prospective employees can lead to serious consequences. Advantage Employment Screening provides County, State, or Federal level searches executed by an organized network of trained court researchers. Availability and turnaround vary by jurisdiction.

Civil Record Search – This search will uncover any Federal and state tax liens filed, civil judgments and bankruptcies against the subject.

InstaCriminal Database / Sex Offender Searches – For those looking to cast a broader net and minimize costs, AdvantageEmployment Screening offers InstaCriminal database searches on a national and statewide level.

Motor Vehicle Reports – A motor vehicle records examination is the ideal way to identify prospective employees with unsafe driving records to limit corporate risk. In some states, convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs cannot be found on the criminal court record and can only be revealed with a MVR examination.

Credit Report – Web-based order and delivery within seconds! You may choose from any of the three national Credit Bureaus (Experian, Equifax, or Trans Union). Advantage Employment Screening’s InstaScreen platform delivers a clear, concise and easy-to-read credit report. Credit Information is summarized for quick review and analysis of debt load and payment history. The credit report will also reveal public record information such as Judgments, Liens, and Bankruptcies.

SSN Trace – This search will assist in validating the applicant’s social security number, current and previous addresses, and former employers. It may verify data already provided or present additional searches needed eg) multiple county criminal history searches.

Employment Verification – This search confirms the applicant’s employment with a particular employer. Our researchers contact the employer and make every attempt to speak to the applicant’s supervisor. If the supervisor is unwilling or unable to provide information about the applicant we will contact the Human Resources Department. We make every effort to gain as much information as possible, including dates worked, title, wages, reason for departure and eligibility for rehire. The amount of information received is dependent on the company’s policy regarding release of employee data.

Reference Verification – A verification of business and/or personal credentials is a valuable source of information about the applicant’s general image as perceived by others. Results may offer insight into the candidate’s trustworthiness, reliability, competency and integrity. Questions can be customized to meet your specific needs.

Education Verification – This information is commonly misrepresented on employment applications. Advantage Employment Screening will verify: Dates of Attendance, Graduation Date, Major Course Study, Degree Earned, GPA.

Professional License Verification – Advantage Employment Screening can provide a variety of professional license verifications. These include but are not limited to: Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Pharmacists, CPAs and Attorneys. Information verified includes date of licensing, type of license, license number, expiration date, complaints filed, and disciplinary action taken.

Workers Compensation – This search will identify an applicant’s history of injuries while on the job. The ADA requires that these records be used only after an offer of employment and should be used to accommodate the needs of the applicant.

Custom Screening Solutions – Advantage Employment Screening will work with you to provide a packaged solution that meets the specific screening needs of your company.