Best for: Reference, background, criminal and ID verification checks
Features: Initiate a background check on a candidate and receive results in Workable
Zinc is an all-in-one background and reference-checking software that supercharges the capabilities of ambitious HR and hiring teams.
Zinc provides reusable, location-adjusted global right-to-work and employment checks as well as additional verifications (such as education, criminal records, and financial assessments) that comply with local regulations, no matter where a candidate resides.
Zinc delivers 100% global coverage for cross-border checks in 190 countries, ensuring full compliance wherever you hire talent. The platform is certified by the UK government's IDVT Trust Framework, meeting the highest identity verification standards.
Setting up the integration
In your Zinc account:
- Log in to your Zinc account page to generate your Zinc API key
- Note or copy the API key, as it will only be shown once
Alternatively, you can contact your Zinc account manager and ask them to provide you with your Zinc API key.
In your Workable account:
- Click your profile icon in the upper right, click on 'Settings' and navigate to Integrations
- Locate Zinc in the list of Background checks integrations and click on it
- Paste your Zinc API key in the corresponding field and click Update settings
That's it! The integration is now complete, and you will be able to perform background checks from the candidate's timeline.
See a quick video demo of the integration between Zinc and Workable.