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First Advantage Overview

www.fadv.com
Atlanta, GA
1001 to 5000 employees
2003
Company - Private
Business Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and ... Read more

Mission: Transform the way our clients manage their people and partner trust decisions.

Company Updates

  • Liar, liar. How many exaggerate on resumes? We asked and will tell! Interested? Sign up for the webinar to learn more. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIT9X

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    Michael is a highly accomplished executive with particular expertise in helping organizations achieve the highest return on their investment in human capital. Michael's background includes significant experience in both corporate and consulting environments across a variety of industries. Prior to First Advantage he was Chief Human Resources Officer for Wolters Kluwer.

  • Consumers on the street video! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vITuV

    First Advantage: Consumers on the Street Video: Do consumers really embrace background screening?

    In many countries, conducting pre-employment background checks has become the norm for employers, leasing companies and volunteer organizations. But how does the person who receives the background check, the consumer or applicant, really feel about it? We asked and will tell.

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First Advantage – Why Work For Us?


Work with the industry leader

At First Advantage, our employees are not just assets. They are the heart of what we do. 

Bring your talent and skill to a place where you are a true, contributing member of a high-functioning team, working for a global leader in the industry. With offices throughout North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific, we are always looking for high-caliber professionals who will give our clients the care they deserve, backed by the strength of our years of expertise and complete suite of talent acquisition solutions.

If you're looking for an exciting work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth, then we want to hear from you! 



Make finding and retaining the right people easier with First Advantage. Our industry-leading screening searches and services provide the insights to reduce your risk while dramatically improving the quality of your talent and the reliability of your renters.

Consider the advantages:

• We help you protect your organization’s reputation by keeping you compliant and identifying risk associated with the individuals you screen.

• Our products are supported by service excellence, compliance updates and best practices allowing you to drive efficiencies into your screening process.

• We lead the industry with global data access and advanced analytics to help you make the right decisions.

As the trusted partner of over 45,000 organizations worldwide, we at First Advantage provide easy-to-understand background screening results so you can confidently make decisions about prospective employees, vendors and renters. Not only does this safeguard your brand, but you also arrive at dramatically better background insights – insights you can rely on. It’s time to partner with First Advantage.

Now in 25 locations, 12 countries and conducting over 23 million international background screens annually. We are your First Advantage.

Our first employee Take a Break session in Atlanta with the First Advantage Chief Financial Officer. King of Pops provided the yummy treats while the CFO gave some remarks and opened it up for employee questions. Employees enjoyed a treat, chatted with execs and got to know colleagues.

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    Pros

    They have a good benefits package, but pay it in some positions is lacking.

    Cons

    The pay in some positions could be better.

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First Advantage Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at First Advantage.

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    Esasy interview process, phone screen to determine if you are a qualified potential then schedule face to face interview with manager.no thought interview questions, short intwrview basically only discuss experience on resume

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First Advantage Awards & Accolades

  • Best Background Check Services (1), Biz Brain, 2015
  • 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2008

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