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March Edition 2021

Accurate Background: Service and Technology for a Better Screening Experience

Accurate Background: Service and Technology for a Better Screening Experience

Employment Screening Services have a long way in a short period of time. It’s now easier to verify and confirm employee information. With Accurate Background, a business can run a straightforward search or add specialized services that conform to their needs. The California-based company has refined its entire process to make the background check experience better for everyone.

Founded in 1997, Accurate Background is a trusted provider of automated workforce screening. U.S. and international clients across all industries, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies, rely on their compliant solutions. Accurate Background is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association and has been recognized by Inc. 5000, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and the Workforce Hotlist.

Focus on Growth

The company last year acquired CareerBuilder, which bolstered its ability to serve more customers with a comprehensive employment screening services portfolio. The company began its 2021 with renewed purpose, to advance the screening experience so organizations can make smarter, unbiased decisions. Early this year, Accurate announced the appointment of Russell Doll as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the promotion of Dan Shoemaker to Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Both roles report directly to CEO Tim Dowd. The executive appointments support the company’s strategic plans, which include accelerating the company’s growth, scaling the business to support a broader set of customers, laser focus on operational and service excellence, and strengthening financial operations.

 “As CFO, Russ will have an immediate impact on our business operations as we focus on growth and operational excellence in 2021. His deep experience with operations management, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning and accounting, are precisely the skills we need as our business continues its growth trajectory,” says Tim Dowd, CEO of Accurate Background.

Background Check Compliance

When conducting searches that rely on sensitive information, compliance should never be an afterthought. Accurate makes Background check compliance easier on businesses, developing software and solutions from the ground up that help protect the candidates’ information and exposure to liability.

The Accurate Background platform automatically shows candidates the correct forms and legal notices, at the right time, based on their job and location. The platform also automatically distributes pre-adverse and adverse action notices on an organization’s behalf to keep the candidates informed. It makes background check compliance easier by developing latest software and solutions from the ground up that help protect candidates’ information and exposure to liability.

Accurate’s experienced team takes the time to understand the requirements related to a business, location, and industry. They help companies set up a background check program that is focused on keeping them compliant. Besides, its most reliable adjudication services permit users the opportunity to perform an Individualized Assessment, provides unique hiring guidelines, as well as Federal, State and local rules resulting in better hiring decisions.

A Powerful Client Ordering Platform

There are quite a few companies offering background checks service and more, but Accurate’s personalized service is what sets them apart. With over 20 years in business, the company knows all about the power of long-term relationships. The company’s team is available whenever and however a client wants to chat. Its U.S.-based team will help with status updates, adding users or searches, or any other background check process support. Accurate Background’s powerful but user-friendly client ordering platform makes it easy for the clients to control every aspect of the background screening process. Initiate manual screenings, check on the status of a search, and get key business intelligence that supports the recruiting strategy. It’s all available 24/7.

Every aspect of the company’s technology and services is designed to help maintain a compliant screening experience. Businesses can configure the background check process in a way that makes sense for your business, industry, or location – all with the help of our knowledgeable, hands-on support team. The company’s thoughtful hiring strategy is unique and it helps them not only to recruit top talents specialized in the particular sector but also maximizes the recruiting ROI.  To ensure this is done safely, the firm has created the AccurateInsights tool within the Client Portal to give its users a real-time snapshot of what’s happening with their searches.  It also monitors important metrics with easy-to-use dashboards and make smarter, faster decisions about background check processes.

A Robust Automated Court Access platform – CourtAxis™

Accurate Background’s proprietary CourtAxis™ tool grants instant access to more than 2,500 federal, state and local courthouses, revealing any felony and misdemeanor cases reported on an applicant. It slashes turnaround time by automatically completing 86 percent of results found electronically, while built-in machine learning instantly posts motor vehicle records and cleared criminal search results. What once took hours of paperwork, phone calls and faxes can now be completed in just a few moments with just a few clicks. This all-new court access platform helps the firm in protecting applicant privacy is a serious issue. The company will also report only what is compliant, so its clients’ reputation remains intact and exposure to liability stays low.

Accurate Background’s dated technology and a difficult UX screens all the important data used by tits clients’ organization and safeguards it with maximum care through its latest technologies and data protecting platform. It also enables the clients with a seamless background check, at an ease.  Its clean GUI, available in 10+ languages, guides candidates through the process from start to finish. Instant document attachment cuts down on email pile-up, while E-signature submission eliminates the hunt for a scanner. The firm offers its clients’ need for a quick, compliant background screening – all from the convenience of their computer or mobile device. Its user-friendly mobile portal gives customers a sense of control while conducting due diligence.  It also formats the real-time status reports and updates let them know their information hasn’t fallen into a black hole and they’re still important to its clients’ organization.

The Leader Upfront

Dave Dickerson, Founder & Executive Chairman

He founded Accurate Background over twenty years ago, in 1997. His leadership has been recognized widely. He won the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Software Services category in Orange County, for his work with Accurate.

Clients Speak

“The value that we’ve seen in working with Accurate has been in the partnership. It’s their ability to hear what our issues are, learn what our pain points are, and work with us to find solutions to resolve issues quickly, to the best outcome for our team members and us.” – Healy MacPhail, VP Human Resources, Alliance Healthcare Services

“Accurate has helped us streamline our process by working alongside and partnering with us. They give us great service and work closely with our candidates to get the documents that they need so we get a thorough background check in a timely manner so we don’t lose any of our good candidates.” – Deane Osner, Divisional Talent Acquisition Director, Shaw Industries

“Every aspect of the company’s technology and services is designed to help maintain a compliant screening experience.”

“Accurate Background is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association and has been recognized by Inc. 5000, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and the Workforce Hotlist.”

“With over 20 years in business, we  know all about the power of long-term relationships.”


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