2021 Trends Report: Background Screening Across Industries

July 13, 2021 – 1pm CT / 2pm ET


If you want to optimize your HR resources and align screening activities with what your industry peers are doing, then this webcast is for you. Increasing your awareness may help assess your current screening strategy.

In this webinar, you will learn about background check products other HR executives are using, and we’ll connect the pieces with your company size and industry along the way. In our latest 2021 research report, we looked at hundreds of mid-sized to large companies in the U.S. in over a dozen industries.

We review overall usage trends for different background checks across all companies and look in-depth at several individual industries, including: Technology, Healthcare, Construction, Staffing, Professional Services, Hospitality, Finance/Banking, Education, Government and more. We will also dig into key historical trends we have seen over the years.

Learn what our new research revealed, including:

  • How organizations continue to rely on criminal history as their screening base
  • Where companies have increased layering sources to locate more potential records
  • A big boost in National Sex Offender Registry searches in certain industries

Even if you are confident in your current background screening strategy, you may find out common screening practices that may change your mind. In the end, you will walk away with a plan and next steps to help factor industry trends into your background screening packages.


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