Hiring qualified candidates for a particular job is a daunting task. With unemployment at historical lows, searching for candidates who qualified as well as available is getting more difficult. In the wake of this worker scarcity, enterprises often hire candidates only to realize later that they are not the right fit. Employers are ramping up their efforts to bring in social media screening and real-time employee monitoring in the process. Besides, enterprises are also leveraging various technologies to screen job applicants for knowledge, cognitive abilities, physical and motor abilities, work skills, personality, emotional intelligence, language proficiency, and even integrity.
Artificial intelligence is paving the way for a deeper dive into the candidate’s pasts. AI algorithms are expected to reduce employment bias by presenting relevant information. Pre-employment screening companies are empowering enterprises with services that can identify potentially risky behavior of employees by assessing thousands of external records in the search for information about employees. Many of these services allow can be customized for background/employment, credit, drug screening, and online history. Enterprises can also utilize biometrics and fingerprinting services. For increased safety and compliance, many service providers can comb through the county and state driving records, social security numbers, and county-level criminal records.
Understanding the rapid transformation in the realm of pre-employment screening, ES Outlook has compiled a list of 10 most recommended pre-employment screening companies to guide organizations in screening candidates in a seamless, technology-driven way. We are glad to feature Accredited Drug Testing (ADT), which offers drug-free workplace programs for employers and individuals in need of drug, alcohol, or DNA tests. With a highly experienced, professional, and trained team, ADT emphasizes on exceptional customer service, answering calls, and providing accurate information on the clients’ needs immediately. The company assists clients in implementing a drug-free workplace program with policy development, supervisor training, employee education, and on-going consultation. With drug testing centers and affiliated collection facilities throughout the US, ADT is your one-stop shopping source for pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident testing provided in a courteous, cost-effective, and confidential manner.
2019 has arrived with even higher expectations for pre-employment screening companies. To cope up with increased demand and capitalize on an untapped market, pre-employment screening companies must innovate to change the way background data is handled and processed. Technology has also changed the pace at which we conduct business and enabled consumers to expect and demand instant gratification. For pre-screening, this means to shed the conventional ways and develop new methods to turn around faster and reliable results.
With increasing awareness of the potential risks involved in hiring people without pre-screening, more companies are demanding employee background screening.
We hope the issue of ES Outlook helps you build the partnership that you and your firm need to enable reliable and robust pre-employment screening.
We present to you ES Outlook’s “10 Most Recommended Pre Employment Screening Companies 2019.”
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Accredited Drug Testing Inc. (ADT) is a worldwide company specializing in Drug testing, Alcohol testing, DNA testing, DOT Physicals, Drug-Free Workplace policy development and Background Checks. ADT provides full-service Drug-Free Work Place programs to small, medium and large companies, and drug testing services to individuals as needed. They can assist companies in the implementation of drug-free workplace program with policy development, supervisor training, employee education and on-going consultation. Accredited Drug Testing Inc. is the one-stop shopping source for pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident testing provided in a courteous, cost-effective, and confidential manner.
Applicant Insight, founded in 1990, is a well-known provider of background screening and substance abuse testing worldwide. Ai's proprietary, web-based technology and patented paperless workflow automation, ensure the administration, implementation and expert management of the most complex screening programs. The company minimizes hiring and retention risks through the design and execution of an intelligent screening program to ensure compliance with regulating agencies governing the use of background checks and substance abuse testing in the workplace. With programs developed specifically for industries, including insurance, financial, transportation, staffing, education and healthcare, Ai can offer superior solutions to facilitate confident staffing decisions.
Candid Research was designed to meet the challenging demands of the employer. The company addresses the problem of getting quality background checks quickly. It effectively executes the basic searches ordered as part of most background checks like County Criminal Record Check, Social Security Number Trace, Employment Verifications, and Education Verifications. Their services are well known as they utilize all the available resources to process request in real-time while providing fast results. They go directly to local court records to retrieve data available. Further, they offer volume discounts and customized packages to work within the corporate’s budget
An online pre-employment and volunteer screening service SecureSearch allows Human Resource Professionals, Hiring Managers, Volunteer Recruiters, and Staff Recruiters to leverage their services. The company's screening services offer the convenience of securely submitting requests and accessing profile reports 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere with an Internet connection. With FCRA compliant business practices and HR-XML CONSORTIUM CERTIFIED technology platform SecureSearch is committed to creating a safer and more secure workplace and living environment. The company offers a full array of easy to use, paperless tools for managing the background screening process
Originated as The Credit Bureau of York in 1927, CBY Systems occupies a significant position in the Consumer Data Industry. CBY Systems offers background check services to businesses large and small in a variety of industries. It qualifies the best applicant for success while delivering value in a full-service approach. Their Credit and Collections Services include ethical debt collection to recover the money one deserves as well as the ability to qualify clients by pulling a credit report to prevent delinquent payments. It provides effective real estate services partnering with long-time associates at Merchants Credit Bureau
First Contact HR
First Contact HR is the leader in the human resources industry. It created the first background screening model that allows local clients to receive completed background screening results in less than 60 minutes. The company offers nationwide services through strategic relationships with many of the leading providers of criminal records research, drug and alcohol testing, and other FCRA compliant services that are available within the background screening industry. It provides employers with timely and accurate information to reduce risk and make informed hiring decisions. Their customized packages will serve the industry, organization, and position types
Global Verification Network
Providers of a custom screening solution Global Verification Network (GVN) helps organizations mitigate risk. GVN is focused on sound investigative methodologies and enables its clients to deploy effective and fully compliant screening programs. Global Verification Network showcases the next step in our evolution from de novo startup to improve, service-focused international business. Global Verification Network has expertise in providing rigorous background screening for enterprises that are engaged in social commerce, specifically in the peer-to-peer space. The company's offerings combine the right product, processes, and people into a scalable, revenue-enhancing service offering, which protects the bottom line
National Screening Bureau
With an aim of creating a safe and productive environment for businesses, non-profits, and especially children National Screening Bureau (NATSB) is the screening partner that the companies always wanted. National Screening Bureau is the best partner for conducting secure and comprehensive background checks including id verification, national and local criminal search, 50 state sex offender search, motor vehicle reports, employment credit reports, and much more. The company uses one of the largest private-sector criminal history databases in the nation to provide its clients with the most accurate data available
Founded by a management team of military veterans SafestHires expertise in Human Resources, Employment Screening and Technology. The company's web based version of system is feature-rich and very user-friendly but it also works with every ATS and onboarding platform for total convenience. SafestHires' incorporation of data-science and machine learning, and with experienced personnel reviewing reports for quality assurance, their dispute rate is less than .02%, among the lowest in the industry. The company provides its customers with an all time access to customer service
Founded in 1991, SELECTiON.COM delivers the best background screening services to the clients every day. Nation's leading providers of pre-employment background screening services SELECTiON.COM offers the largest network of in-house researchers, the fastest turnaround on criminal background checks and drug screening, and unsurpassed customer service. The company's web application, FASTRAX Select, helps the employers to verify an applicant's background check information quickly and accurately from any device. Thousands of employers nationwide rely on SELECTiON.COM to help them make smart hiring decisions