Checkr. Powering fast, fair background checks for businesses of all sizes

Income & Employment Verification

Background Check


With Argyle, Checkr completes employment verifications in 15-60 seconds — down from 1-4 days

Checkr provides fast and seamless background check services to tens of thousands of global enterprises and startups, including Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Zenefits, Kimpton Hotels, and Home Depot. In addition to helping customers scale their hiring practices with confidence, Checkr is on a mission to make the world of work fairer by removing human bias from the background check process. In 2022 alone, Checkr unblocked 2.2 million candidates with criminal histories and other barriers to gainful employment.

Always aiming to deliver better, more efficient services, Checkr wanted to reduce average screening turnaround times from 1-4 days to a matter of seconds. For that, Checkr turned to Argyle.


As part of the onboarding process, Checkr’s customers’ new employees are asked to share their historical employment information. Historically, that meant requiring new employees to enter their previous work experience and upload evidentiary documents supporting their claims. Checkr was then responsible for reviewing these materials and manually verifying them by phone or email. In total, the process took 1-4 business days.


By embedding Argyle’s PBSA-accredited solution into its onboarding process, Checkr enables new employees to auto-verify their previous employment in 15 to 60 seconds by connecting directly to their payroll records. In turn, Checkr reduces the risk of human error by eliminating the need for data entry and manual reviews. What’s more, Checkr is now able to complete verifications in total confidentiality, giving new employees peace of mind that their most recent employer won’t be notified of their job search.


Days → Seconds

With Argyle, Checkr reduced turnaround times from up to 4 days to under 60 seconds, making good on its promise to power the fastest background checks.

Up to 90% customer cost savings

Argyle’s cost-effectiveness relative to other data providers allows Checkr to offer its customers a highly affordable version of its employment verification solution.

100% verified data

By automating the employment verification process, Checkr removes the risk of fraudulent documents and human error.

“We are always looking to push the boundaries of what’s possible for faster, fairer background checks. In this sense, Argyle is critical to our infrastructure—and we’re only getting started.”
Daniel Yanisse

Daniel Yanisse

Co-Founder & CEO, Checkr

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    Powering fast, fair background checks for businesses of all sizes

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    Daniel Yanisse

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