Global Employment Screening Market (Verification, Background Screening & Drug Testing): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)

Global Employment Screening Market (Verification, Background Screening & Drug Testing): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2021-2025)

The global employment screening market is forecasted to reach US$5.45 billion in 2025, experiencing growth at a CAGR of 5.50% during the period spanning from 2021 to 2025. Growth in the global employment screening market has been supported by factors swelling youth population, increasing urban population, increasing number of startups, improved regulatory compliance, enhanced quality of workforce, rising digitalization, growing data theft and data destruction. However, the market growth would be challenged by discrimination concerns, and time-consuming process.

The global employment screening market can be categorized into the following sectors: IT & Telecom, Manufacturing, Retails, Banking, Financial services & Insurance, Travel & Hospitality, Government Agencies, Healthcare and Others. In 2020, the dominant share of global employment screening market was held by IT & Telecom sector. The market is anticipated to experience certain trends like involvement of artificial intelligence, increase in mobile workforce and job immigrants owing to globalization, automated employee screening services, and growing international opportunities.

The global employment screening market can be segmented into the following regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. In 2020, the dominant share of global employment screening market was held by North America. There is a growing demand for time efficient selection systems in North America owing to rising number of job applicants.

The U.S. employment screening market can be segmented into three services: Verification, Background Screening, and Drug Testing. In 2020, the dominant share was held by Verification screening. This was being followed by Background Screening, and Drug Testing screening services.

Scope of the report:

  • The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the global employment screening market.
  • The major regional markets for the global employment screening market (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America) have been analyzed.
  • The market dynamics such as growth drivers, market trends and challenges are analyzed in-depth.
  • The competitive landscape of the market, along with the company profiles of leading players (Sterling, Accurate Background, HireRight, ADP LLC, Checkr, First Advantage) are also presented in detail.
Key Target Audience:
  • Employee Screening Service Providers
  • Employers
  • Job seekers
  • Investment Banks
  • Government Bodies & Regulating Authorities


1. Market Overview
1.1 Employment Screening
1.1.1 Introduction
Table 1: History of Employment Screening
1.2 Preparation for Employment Screening
Table 2: Preparation for Employment Screening
1.3 Types of Employment Assessments
Table 3: Types of Employment Assessments
1.4 Employment Screening Types and When to Use Them
Table 4: When Should Employment Screening Be Conducted
Table 5: Common Types of Employment Screening Tests
1.5 Common Types of Employment Screening Tests
1.6 Benefits of Employment Screening
Table 6: Benefits of Employment Screening
2. Impact of COVID-19
2.1 Impact of COVID-19 on Global Economy
2.2 Impact of COVID-19 on Unemployment Rate
Table 7: Global Unemployment Rate (2019-2020)
2.3 Need for Improving workplace safety
2.4 Need for Health Screening
2.5 Post COVID Scenario
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 8: Global Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2 Global Employment Screening Market by Sector
Table 9: Global Employment Screening Market by Sector (2020)
3.2.1 Global IT & Telecom Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 10: Global IT & Telecom Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.2 Global Manufacturing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 11: Global Manufacturing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.3 Global Retail Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 12: Global Retail Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.4 Global Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 13: Global Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.5 Global Travel & Hospitality Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 14: Global Travel & Hospitality Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.6 Global Government Agencies Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 15: Global Government Agencies Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.7 Global Healthcare Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 16: Global Healthcare Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.2.8 Global Others Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 17: Global Others Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
3.3 Global Employment Screening Market by Region
Table 18: Global Employment Screening Market by Region (2020)
4. Regional Market Analysis
4.1 North America
4.1.1 North America Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 19: North America Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.2 North America Employment Screening Market by Region
Table 20: North America Employment Screening Market by Region (2020)
4.1.3 The U.S. Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 21: The U.S. Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.4 The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Sector
Table 22: The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Sector (2020)
4.1.5 The U.S. IT & Telecom Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 23: The U.S. IT & Telecom Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.6 The U.S. Manufacturing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 24: The U.S. Manufacturing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.7 The U.S. Retail Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 25: The U.S. Retail Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.8 The U.S. Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 26: The U.S. Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.9 The U.S. Healthcare Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 27: The U.S. Healthcare Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.10 The U.S. Travel & Hospitality Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 28: The U.S. Travel & Hospitality Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.11 The U.S. Government Agencies Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 29: The U.S. Government Agencies Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.12 The U.S. Others Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 30: The U.S. Others Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.13 The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Service
Table 31: The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Service (2020)
4.1.14 The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 32: The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.15 The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market by Segments
Table 33: The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market by Segments (2020)
4.1.16 The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market Segments Forecast by Value
Table 34: The U.S. Background Employment Screening Market Segments Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.17 The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 35: The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.18 The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market by Segments
Table 36: The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market by Segments (2020)
4.1.19 The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market Segments Forecast by Value
Table 37: The U.S. Verification Employment Screening Market Segments Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.20 The U.S. Drug Testing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 38: The U.S. Drug Testing Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.1.21 The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Enterprise Size
Table 39: The U.S. Employment Screening Market by Enterprise Size (2020)
4.2 Europe
4.2.1 Europe Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 40: Europe Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.3 Asia Pacific
4.3.1 Asia Pacific Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 41: Asia Pacific Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.4 Middle East and Africa
4.4.1 Middle East and Africa Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 42: Middle East and Africa Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
4.5 South America
4.5.1 South America Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value
Table 43: South America Employment Screening Market Forecast by Value (2020-2025)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Growing Youth Population
Table 44: Asia Youth Population- 15-34 years (1970-2030)
5.1.2 Mounting Urban Population
Table 45: Global Urban Population (2016-2020)
5.1.3 Rising Number of Start-ups
Table 46: The U.S. Number of Jobs Created by Start-up Businesses (2014-2020)
5.1.4 Improved Regulatory Compliance
5.1.5 Enhanced Quality of Workforce
5.1.6 Rising Digitalization
5.1.7 Growing Data Theft and Data Destruction
5.2 Key Trends & Developments
5.2.1 Involvement of Artificial Intelligence
Table 47: Global Artificial Intelligence Technology Market Revenue (2020-2024)
5.2.2 Increase in Mobile Workforce and Job Immigrants Owing to Globalization
Table 48: Global International Migrant Population (2005-2019)
5.2.3 Automated Employee Screening Services
5.2.4 Growing International Opportunities
5.3 Challenges
5.3.1 Discrimination Concerns
5.3.2 Time Consuming Process
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Global Market
6.1.1 Market Capitalization Comparison- Key Players
Table 49: Key Players – Market Capitalization Comparison (2021)
6.1.2 Global Market Share Comparison- Key Players
Table 50: Key Players – Global Market Share Comparison (2020)
7. Company Profiles
7.1 ADP LLC
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 51: ADP LLC Revenues and Net Earnings (2017-2021)
Table 52: ADP LLC Revenues by Segment (2021)
Table 53: ADP LLC Revenues by Region (2021)
7.1.3 Business Strategies
7.2 HireRight LLC
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Business Strategies
7.3 Sterling
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Business Strategies
7.4 First Advantage
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.4.2 Business Strategies
7.5 Accurate Background
7.5.1 Business Overview
7.5.2 Business Strategies
7.6 Checkr, Inc.
7.6.1 Business Overview
7.6.2 Business Strategies

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