The Certn Blog

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Background Screening in the Middle East

Here’s how we deliver comprehensive, reliable, and technologically-driven background screening in the Middle East.

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Does a DUI Show Up on a Background Check

Does a DUI show up on a background check? Here’s everything you need to know, plus some helpful FAQs from our screening experts.

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The Evolution of Identity Verification

Here’s everything you need to know about the evolution of identity verification from Identity 1.0 to Identity 3.0, and how Certn is leading the way.

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How to Spot Fake IDs

It’s easier than ever to forge identity documents. In this blog post, we cover how to spot fake IDs and other counterfeit identity documents.

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From Biometrics to Blockchain: The Current and Future State of Background Screening

We’ve been innovating all parts of the background screening process and changing the industry, but we’re also prepping for the next big change.

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How Certn is Building the Future of Trust: Certn’s Vision for Verifiable Credentials

At Certn, we’re pioneering innovative verifiable credentials that create more trust and transparency in digital interactions.

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Teacher Background Check: Education Sector Screening

Planning to work in education? Here’s what you need to know about a teacher background check.

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Background Check for Government Employment

As a trusted vendor with proven federal, provincial, and municipal government expertise, here’s what you need to know about background check for government employment.

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Preventing Internal Theft and Retail Shrinkage with Background Screening

Here’s how retailers can use pre-employment background screening to help manage internal employee theft.

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Your Background on Adverse Media Screening

Here’s why adverse media screening is essential for financial services, beyond regulatory compliance requirements.

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Non Profit Background Checks: Screening Volunteers

Use our non profit background checks to quickly and safely assemble a team of volunteers to serve your mission.

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Employment Background Checks and Employee Screening

Here are five reasons why clients choose Certn employment background checks and employee screening.