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Continuous Monitoring: Compliance on Easy Mode

Continuous Monitoring: 24/7 Compliance on Easy Mode

Remember that brand-new car feeling? Pristine tires, no dents, and an unbelievably clean interior. But, as soon as you drive off the lot, the magic starts to fade.  A traditional background check is kind of like that. It’s a quick … Read More

5 Best Quotes from Our Marketplace Risk Management Conference Panel

Our team just got back from the 2024 Marketplace Risk Management Conference in San Francisco, and let’s just say, the insights were hotter than a jalapeño in July. Yardstik’s Chief Technology Officer, Josh Cutler, joined a panel of experts to … Read More

Yardstik Moves HQ to Downtown Minneapolis (Twin Cities Business)

Featured in Twin Cities Business Yardstik has just unpacked our tech and dreams in a brand-new, spacious office in downtown Minneapolis—right in the middle of the city’s vibrant energy. Why make the move? With a 300% growth in our customer … Read More

Sequential Screening: A Secret Legacy Vendors Won’t Reveal

“I’m so tired of paying $100+ for every candidate whether or not I end up hiring them.” We hear this often from people before they switch to Yardstik. The screening vendors of yesterday want you to believe there is only … Read More

Yardstik and Fountain amp up a shared commitment to deliver better, future-forward tools to hourly workers

Yardstik and Fountain are doubling down on an already-thriving partnership to deliver better screening and onboarding tools to businesses hiring hourly employees.  After partnering in 2022, the two teams recently released a second integration option, giving customers the power to … Read More

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A background screening dashboard built for strategic decision-making

“Why is this cost so high?”  Ever heard this from your CFO before? Pretty sure we all have. And after your blood pressure levels out and your heart rate returns to normal, we often realize it’s a pretty fair question … Read More

Identity Verification: The Best Defense Against Modern Fraud

The threat of identity fraud has moved from the realm of cyber-thrillers into a palpable reality for businesses and their customers. A fraudster, armed with nothing but stolen personal details, can unravel the trust you’ve built with your customers in … Read More

Yardstik Announces Josh Cutler as CTO Following Massive Year of Growth

Minneapolis, MN, January 10, 2024—Yardstik, a Trust & Safety Platform built to help high-volume hiring businesses hire, verify, and onboard workers at scale, announced today that Josh Cutler, former Chief Data Scientist and Technology Fellow at UnitedHealth Group, has joined … Read More

Decrypting Fraud’s Latest Moves with Five Expert Insights

In a world where technology evolves at the speed of light, so does the cunning art of fraud. Navigating this challenging landscape is essential for both business longevity and consumer trust. That’s why we’ve turned to an expert to help … Read More

Yardstik Secures Additional $12M to Expand Trust & Safety Platform

Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2023—Yardstik, a Trust & Safety Platform built to help high-volume hiring businesses safely hire, verify, and onboard workers at scale, has raised an additional $12 million in its most recent round of funding.  The expansion round … Read More

Yardstik Launches New Strategic Partnership with Gig Wage to Usher in a New Era of Trust & Safety

Yardstik, the world’s first Trust & Safety Platform, is announcing a new strategic partnership with Gig Wage, a platform that helps businesses deliver faster payments to gig workers.  Yardstik is thrilled to announce a new strategic partnership with Gig Wage, … Read More

Fraud 2.0: New Risks and Rules in the Remote Economy

The remote economy has unlocked a world of global opportunities and real-time connections. People can work from anywhere in the world. Groceries miraculously arrive at our doorstep. Any household chore can now be tasked out through your favorite app in … Read More