HireRight Expands Global Background Screening Service Offerings in 181
IRVINE, Calif. -- March 14, 2013
HireRight, a leader in on-demand employment background checks, drug and health
screening and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, today announced it
has added nine new products available in up to 181 countries to its global
screening services portfolio. HireRight continues to expand its global
platform by introducing new country services that reinforce its global reach
and local touch.
HireRight already provides a broad range of employment screening services in
over 200 countries and territories to help multinational organizations improve
quality of hire, ensure a safer and more secure workplace, mitigate risk and
protect their brand reputation. Global background checks are critical for
employers hiring workers in offices abroad and for those hiring U.S.-based
workers who have lived, been educated and worked internationally.
“With today’s war for talent, employers need every competitive advantage to
hire the best candidates, regardless of where they have lived or worked, and
get them onboard quickly,” said Mike Petrullo, president and CEO for
HireRight. “Continuing to invest in and expand upon our market-leading
international screening capabilities lets our customers broaden their talent
search globally, while still making informed hiring decisions with an
international talent pool.”
HireRight added the following new products* to its global screening services
*Directorship Check: searches sources such as business registries for
information that may include an applicant’s current and past directorships
and significant shareholdings to help identify if an applicant may have a
potential conflict of interest.
*Criminal Media Search: searches of public media sources such as news
articles that may contain references to criminal activity involving the
*Criminal Records Search: searches sources such as local police, national
law enforcement or local court files.
*Financial Responsibility Check: identifies potentially negative financial
activity involving the applicant for positions that involve fiduciary
responsibility and cash handling
*Financial Responsibility Check Plus: an enhanced version of the Financial
Responsibility Check, involving searches of additional sources.
*ID Check: assists in verifying an applicant’s identity by checking the
government-issued identification card number provided by the applicant
against the name associated with that number to determine if it matches
the applicant’s provided name.
*Address Check (Address Verification): helps confirm the applicant’s
identity by verifying if an applicant has a history of residing at the
address provided by the applicant.
*Civil Records Search (Civil Litigation): checks publicly available civil
court repositories to help determine if the applicant has been involved in
a civil litigation matter.
*Motor Vehicle Records Check (MVR): verifies an applicant’s motor vehicle
and license information, such as a driving record or whether the
operator’s license is valid.
“HireRight helps employers meet their regional and country-specific screening
requirements by providing local expertise and an extensive research network
around the world,” said Dan Shoemaker, senior managing director of EMEA and
APAC for HireRight. “Global employers can benefit from the insightful
information provided by in-country sources, while still maintaining rapid
time-to-hire because our screening tasks are performed simultaneously across
geographies and time zones. This approach allows HireRight to deliver the
results employers need, even with a far-reaching screening program.”
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks,
drug and health screening and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions that
help employers automate, manage and control background screening and related
programs. Many companies, including more than one-third of the Fortune 500,
trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that
provide greater efficiency and faster results. HireRight also provides
pre-integrated background screening services through applicant tracking
systems from top providers such as Oracle, Taleo, Kenexa, SAP, PeopleAdmin,
HealthcareSource, HRsmart, and SilkRoad. HireRight, Inc. is an Altegrity
company with worldwide headquarters located in Irvine, California and offices
and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company’s web
site at www.hireright.com.
*All products are subject to availability by jurisdiction.
HireRight is a registered trademark of HireRight, Inc.
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