HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug screening and I-9 employment eligibility solutions that help organizations efficiently implement, manage and control employment screening programs. Many companies, including more than one third of the Fortune 500, trust HireRight.

Education Verification

Verify an Applicant's Education History

Verifying education history is an important step in vetting applicants, especially because education history from an applicant can often be inaccurate or incomplete. HireRight Education Verification confirms an applicant’s credentials by verifying that a degree, certificate or diploma was received. Education verifications can be conducted worldwide and are obtained either directly from an institution or from its authorized agent.

Levels of Service

HireRight Education Verification

Is ideal for customers who value fast, high-quality education verification results. HireRight contacts institutions once per day for up to 5 business days in the United States and 7 business days elsewhere.

HireRight Education Verification Plus

Perfect for customers who want to achieve close to 100% verification. Provides a 30-business day window for institutions to respond or for applicants to provide documentation if institutions do not respond.

HireRight Education Verification Benefits

HireRight Education Verification is an online, on-demand service that is integrated with HireRight’s employment screening solutions. The service helps employers to:

  • Mitigate the risk of errors in verifying education and cost of a bad hire through consistent research methodologies that achieve fast results and an average education verification rate of 92% in the United States and 89% elsewhere. A Verification Plus option extends the research time up to 30 business days to facilitate a higher verification rate of nearly 100%.
  • Speed time to hire and reduce administrative costs by outsourcing time-consuming, screening tasks to a specialized team of verifiers located throughout the world whose average request turnaround time is 2.0 days in the United States and 7.2 days elsewhere.
  • Improve the candidate experience by demystifying and expediting the verification process via an easy way to upload documents, check status and receive alerts via laptop, desktop, smartphone and tablet.

Key Features

  • Name of institution
  • Name of degree, certificate or diploma
  • Date received

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