About Us

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Application Researchers®


Application Researchers® started investigating job applicants in 1994. Our pre-employment screenings include courthouse research, as well as verifying a candidate’s resume claims. As a professional background investigation company, coupled with extensive human resource experience, Application Researchers® knows what to look for in potential applicants and, more importantly, where to find it.

Our goal is to help businesses attract and retain a quality workforce. Application Researchers® has a proven process which helps detect important information during the investigation process. We use a combination of traditional and state-of-the-art techniques to research potential employees. Application Researchers’ specialized capabilities help you hire the right person the first time, which helps you save money, stress and your valuable time.

  • Application Researchers® is a licensed private investigative agency, specializing in pre-employment background screenings.
  • Application Researchers® has been in operation since 1994 and is designated as a small, woman-owned business.
  • Application Researchers® and GradADVANTAGE™ use a proprietary, internet-accessible system (Zip24AR®), which allows clients to securely request service, view progress in real-time and view/store reports.
Small Business of the Year Award
Better Business Bureau Torch Award
Business TN’s Hot 100 
Greater Chattanooga Business Ethics Award