Smart Screen™ - TalentCheck

Streamline hiring decisions with a new solution that may be used as a first step in the criminal background screening process.

Simplify Your Background Screening Process

Criminal background checks can be time-consuming, complex processes. They can prevent on-site hiring and create delayed start dates for candidates with no history of criminal risk.  Smart Screen™ - TalentCheck helps employers speed up their criminal background screening checks. 

With a simple social security number input, Smart Screen instantly checks two robust data networks for incarceration and sex offender registry records. The solution returns a "no incarceration or sex offender records found" result for candidates who have no associated records in the networks. This can potentially reduce the manual research involved with traditional background screening processes. 

Choose from Two Solutions

Smart Screen Plus - TalentCheck
Smart Screen Advanced - TalentCheck
Searches proprietary incarceration data network
Searches sex offender registry data network
Limit incarceration checks to 7 years from the date you order

The "no incarceration or sex offender records found" response is a consumer report and is governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act. It may only be used for an FCRA permissible purpose. If the consumer report ‘no records found’ result is not available, you will receive a notification indicating more research is needed. This indication may be provided for various reasons. It is not a consumer report and may not be used for a permissible purpose.
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Key Benefits for Hiring Departments 

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Make Decisions Faster

Smart Screen instantly checks both a proprietary incarceration data network and a sex offender registry data network to see if a candidate has a "no incarceration or sex offender records found" result. Results in seconds means you can speed up time-to-hire.

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Reduce Your Workload

Background checks can be a lot of work. Smart Screen can lessen your workload if you use it as your first step. Know which candidates may need more research sooner, and which ones might not.

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Streamline Your Processes

We keep it simple. Smart Screen uses a candidate’s SSN to check their identity. 

Incarceration data network covers approximately


County Jails


State Prison Systems


Records in the Database


Approximately 50+ Sex Offender Registries
Sex offender data network covers approximately


Sex Offender Registries



 *Source: Proprietary U.S. Incarceration Data Network, 2023.


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