Kwantek – Ordering a Background Check

Ordering a background check before hiring an employee can help you make an informed hiring decision and protect the your company from a number of potential risks. Below is a video and a step-by-step guide to help you learn how to order a background check in Kwantek.

Ordering a background check video

Steps to order a background check

  1. Navigate to the candidate page for whom a background screening needs to be ordered
  2. Select the check box next to the candidate’s name
  3. Note:  You may only order a background check for one candidate at a time.

  4. Select Order Background Check from the Select an action drop down
  5. Note:  Order form fields and steps vary depending on the vendor, account settings, and options selected.

  6. Specify the Background Check Type and the appropriate Cost Center information, as applicable
  7. Select the background check package that you wish to order
  8. Click Next
  9. Complete any missing information for the applicant
  10. Note:  When using paper consent, the candidate's SSN, Birth Date and the confirmation of consent fields are required.

  11. Click Next
  12. If the background check package includes verification of education or employment, then additional steps are included to enter this information.

  13. Click Add to enter education and/or employment information
  14. Click OK
  15. Once you have entered the education and/or employment information, click Next
  16. In the preview confirmation window, review the order details and enter any comments/notes
  17. Tip:  If there are any items that need to be edited before submitting the order, click Edit on the applicable section to make changes.

  18. Click Place Order and confirm the order by clicking Yes

Once the check has been ordered, the background check activity column in the candidate record indicates that the order has been requested. As the background check is processed, this status is updated to in progress and completed. Additional status information is located on Background Check Status page.