First Advantage Background Checks - OSU Human Resources
Ohio State Human Resources has partnered with First Advantage to provide HR-required background checks. The email is automatically generated and is sent by DoNotReply@fadv.com. This email contains many characteristics that may be similar to phishing attempts, but could be a legitimate email generated by the university. Key factors to verify authenticity are that Ohio State HR has been in touch with you about the need for you to complete a background check in coordination with your new role, and the email was sent by DoNotReply@fadv.com.
Example of legitimate background check email sent by First Advantage:
When filling out your background check, please take steps to ensure your online privacy and safety. We recommend you do not use an unsecured Wi-Fi connection or use a public computer to complete the process.
If you have any questions or concerns about the authenticity of a background check email you received, please contact HR-BackgroundChecks@osu.edu prior to providing any information.