First Advantage is the world’s most trusted background check provider. With easy-to-understand background check results, you feel more confident about prospective employee, vendor and contractor decisions. Offering an advanced global technology platform that integrates directly into Saba TalentLink, superior customer service and compliance expertise delivered by local staff who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs.

Overview and Benefits

55.6M searches/verifications completed annually 35,000 customers worldwide 200+ countries and territories where checks will be conducted 95% of candidates complete screening and consent within 4 hrs

Why First Advantage?

Help protect your employer brand and company reputation Inbuilt global compliance engine helps facilitate alignment between product availability and applicable local requirements and/or limitations. Align the end-to-end candidate journey with a fully mobile responsive and intelligent screening application form that syncs your screening requirements with the candidate input (nationality, residency, types of checks to be conducted). Drive fastest turn-around time of completing checks, wherever in the world, to help guarantee the agreed start date of the new joiner.

Improve Candidate Experience

You’re spending a lot of money to build and protect your employer brand, a talent pipeline and ultimately recruit the best people into your organisation. Reduce the drop-out and disruption screening can cause with our mobile-friendly, custom branded candidate platform.

Reduce Hiring Time

Our automated platform will automatically collect the correct information fast and makes the actual execution of checks quicker, predictable and in line with GDPR principles.

Increase HR/Recruiter Productivity

Dramatically reduce the workload of your HR team, and give them more time to focus on other things. Full visibility of the screening progress at every touch point of the process from within TalentLink. Our European based Customer Care and Screening team are here to support you and your candidates through the entire process.

No room for error: get compliant

Our dedicated legal and compliance teams around the globe make sure that our services and technology are consistent with applicable GDPR requirements, and that our compliance engine offers searches that are generally available and consistent with industry practice in a particular jurisdiction.


  • Criminal Record Search
  • Education Verification
  • Employment Verification
  • Professional Qualification Verification
  • Consumer Credit Search
  • Right to Work Check
  • Adverse Media Search
  • Identity and Passport Authentication
  • Global Sanctions and Watchlist Check
  • Social Media Screening
  • Executive Screening
  • CV Comparison



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