Certn Review 2021: Alternatives, Pricing, Features

Phil Strazzulla, HR Tech Expert
March 18, 2021

Certn hosts a marketplace with 15+ different screening products, letting your company make personalized background check decisions.

What's Inside

Certn Review

Certn is a newer entry to the pre-employment screening company.  They were founded by data scientists and have built a next generation tech stack that allows them to process background checks in record time with competitive pricing.  Additionally, they allow for international background checks, and customized checks for different types of employees.

Certn Customers

Telus Ventures, Hudson's Bay, Grammarly, WestJet, ATB, Beacon HR.

Certn Stats

Certn conducts background checks in over 200 countries from 200,000 data sources.

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Key Certn Features

  • RCMP criminal record checks
  • Criminal record checks
  • Employment verification
  • Identity and credentials verification
  • Motor vehicle checks
  • Credit checks
  • Tenant screening

Certn Implementation

You won’t need to go through Certn’s sales team to get an account. You can simply create one by clicking the GET STARTED button on their website. Once your account is created, you can start uploading your data and screening candidates.

Certn Customer Success

Certn has a help center with articles for customers to self serve. Customers may also reach out to Certn’s support team via email if further help is needed.

Certn Key Integrations

Certn Integrated with several applicant tracking systems (ATS) and property management solutions such as Workday, Lever, Greenhouse, Workable, ResMan, Pendo, and Yardi. It also has an open API, allowing businesses to plug-in various other solutions and custom tools per their needs.

What to be aware of

Certn Pricing

Each of Certn’s screening services is priced separately at a flat fee for employers that conduct 50 or fewer checks a year. For employers that conduct more than 50 checks a year, custom pricing can be provided by Certn’s sales team. Visit Certn’s pricing page to learn more.

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