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GoodHire is the easiest, most flexible, and most delightful employment background check experience you can find. Try it and see for yourself.

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More than 100,000 employers of all sizes have trusted GoodHire for better background checks.

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Surprisingly easy

A Better Way To Do
Employment Background Checks

We’re a technology company first, so building delightfully easy user experiences is in our DNA. We make it quick and simple to set up your account and automate many common workflows to save you time. Your GoodHire dashboard provides at-a-glance results and status updates, and your candidates can view their results in the same simple, mobile-optimized format available to you.

GoodHire background checks dashboard for desktop and mobile

by the numbers

Why Our Customers Think We’re Better

According to a 2020 TechValidate survey of GoodHire customers

say we’re easier than other employee background check providers
spend less time processing background checks than with their previous vendor
claim they experience faster turnaround times with GoodHire

GoodHire has been a tremendous asset to my team. We’re able to simply and seamlessly initiate, track, and manage the results of background checks much faster than (with) any other company I have previously worked with.

easy to get started

Need To Run A Few Checks Right Away?

No problem. Get up and running in minutes.

most helpful

With You Every Step
Of The Way

We partner with you to design a screening program that fits your needs, or help you choose from our pre-bundled packages. Our FCRA-certified, US-based support team is standing by to answer any screening, compliance, or how-to questions that either you or your candidates have, and we keep you both updated about the status of your employment background check.

GoodHire dashboard allows you to select a background check package

With GoodHire I’m confident I found a true partner for an important part of our on-boarding process. I appreciate the depth of flexibility GoodHire offers us given we are a fast-growing organization. My overall experience has been a cut above (many) other background vendors I’ve experienced. (Source: TechValidate)

by the numbers

Fast & Accurate
Results You
Can Trust

90% of nationwide criminal checks delivered in <1min
Industry-leading dispute rate is .085%

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We Work The Way
You Work

We built the GoodHire experience around how HR people operate. That’s why we have the most modern API in the industry and are pre-integrated with the ATS/HRIS tools you already use. You can design custom screening packages by job role or client and pay only for what you need. And you can manage checks across many locations, departments, divisions, or clients from a central dashboard.

GoodHire API integrates with ATS tools to streamline background checks


Unparalleled Compliance

GoodHire’s in-house compliance experts take the guesswork out of FCRA-related issues and monitor the regulatory landscape for changes that might affect you or your customers.

GoodHire is accredited by the PBSA and is FCRA-compliance


One Solution Fits All

GoodHire offers background checks for all industries, including: accounting, finance, and banking; construction; staffing; IT and technology; retail; education; healthcare and more. And we make it easy for all roles to run employment background checks, including human resources teams, recruiters, and HR generalists; team leads; hiring managers; department heads and more.

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Ready to be Delighted?
Find out how easy, helpful and flexible
GoodHire can be.