Application Screening

Applicant Background Screening

Deliver the most efficient, organized, and thorough review of job applicants.

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Use Cases / Applicant Background Screening

Gather every piece of information needed to evaluate candidates for open positions

Compile applicant data in one place, and streamline the interview and vetting process with an integrated digital form, workflow automation, and eSignature solution.


You’ve accumulated and reviewed initial applications. Now you need to evaluate the top candidates from the stack. Emergency service departments, agencies requiring security clearances, and other public entities that must screen applicants more rigorously need a way to streamline a more in-depth interview process and aggregate critical background information in one view.


  • Easily access and jot notes on digital application forms
  • Schedule interviews with multiple layers of personnel and sequence them in proper order
  • Automatically route applications and interview notes to reviewers, interview panelists, and relevant third parties
  • Integrate with existing systems and data
  • Upload supporting documentation and background data into an accompanying portal
  • Retrieve and track applications from a central database
  • Customize workflow to department business processes


  • Assign investigators and reviewers with a click of a button
  • Automatically route investigation and approval duties to internal reviewers, supervisors, and interview panelists, as well as external stakeholders
  • Get instant visibility into where each application stands and who still needs to provide approvals
  • Overlay notes of reviewers in application form fields
  • Aggregate external data sources, such as background checks and medical evaluations, with applications and interview notes in one view
  • Store applications in a central database, where they can be accessed via a user-friendly dashboard
  • Integrate with existing systems (e.g., training, safety, etc.)
  • Get SimpliGov’s no-code, cloud-based platform up and running quickly


  • Higher-quality new hires!
  • Significant reduction in errors and lost application data
  • A faster process without compromising integrity
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