The Checkr Ruby SDK by Vijendra Rao interacts with the API to access background check capabilities. Tests available aim to demonstrate API communication at https://github.com/vijendra/checkr/tree/master/test
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BetterWorks announced an API that connects data points from across an enterprise into a single report, dashboard, or method. The API enables companies to gather the data necessary to create and measure company goals. BetterWorks aims to "combine the power of goals and the value of people".
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