Verification and Reference FAQs

What's the Turnaround Time for an Education Verification?

Verifying education is more predictable than an employment verification. The normal turnaround time for education verifications is within 72 hours. There …

What's the Turnaround Time for an Employment Verification?

If you have ever tried to do any significant number of employment verifications yourself, you know all too well that previous …

What is the Difference between an Employment Verification and a Reference Interview?

Employment verifications uncover unexplained gaps in employment, and undesirable behavior patterns in the applicant’s work history. An employment verification can reveal …

How do you verify a GED?

GED verifications go through the Department of Education in the state where the applicant obtained the GED. To verify a …

What is a “diploma mill"?

As higher education becomes more of a determining factor in one’s eligibility for certain jobs, some applicants are looking for …

Why should I verify education for my candidate when my candidate supplies me with a copy of their diploma?

Educational history may be the most commonly falsified information on an application or resume. Some estimates place the incidence of …

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