HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug screening and I-9 employment eligibility solutions that help organizations efficiently implement, manage and control employment screening programs. Many companies, including more than one third of the Fortune 500, trust HireRight.

HireRight Corporate Facts

Major Milestones

  • 1966 – HireRight sister company, General Information Services (GIS), begins serving the insurance industry
  • 1981 – Drive-a-Check (DAC) services become available for the transportation market, first through Chek-Driver Inc. and then through Transportation Information Services
  • 1990 – HireRight, Inc., predecessor of HireRight, LLC, is founded
  • 1995 – Due Diligence, Inc. is founded to provide court record retrieval services
  • 1997 – HireRight launches the world's first Internet-based background screening solution
  • 1999  – HireRight sister company, backgroundchecks.com, begins serving the staffing industry
  • 2000 – HireRight develops the world's first pre-integrated screening solution, partnering with PeopleSoft
  • 2001 – USIS acquires Transportation Information Services (aka DAC Services) and Due Diligence, Inc.
  • 2004 – Backgroundchecks.com joins the GIS family of companies, bringing its national criminal database
  • 2008 – HireRight launches the world's first Web 2.0 screening management application
  • 2008 – HireRight successfully merges with USIS
  • 2009 – HireRight acquires NDI, creating a full-service drug and health screening offering for customers
  • 2010 – HireRight acquires Powerchex and the Background Screening division of Kroll, expanding its global and segment-based capabilities in Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific
  • 2011 – HireRight establishes EMEA headquarters in London
  • 2014 – HireRight establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, signifying its commitment to the Asia market
  • 2015 – HireRight improves candidate experience for background checks with next generation applicant center
  • 2016 – HireRight continues global expansion with new office in Dubai
  • 2017 – Fingerprint Solutions joins the GIS family of companies, bringing its fingerprint-data switching technology
  • 2018 – HireRight opens office in Mexico City, adding further support in Latin America
  • 2018 – HireRight and General Information Services (“GIS”) are brought together under common ownership
  • 2018 – HireRight Achieves Background Screening Credentialing Council Accreditation (PBSA)
  • 2018 – GIS acquires the business of BackTrack, Inc., an Ohio-based background screener
  • 2019 – HireRight unveils new look and feel as integration with GIS is completed
  • 2019 – HireRight acquires PeopleCheck (serving Australia) and J-Screen (serving Japan and South Korea)
  • 2020 – HireRight Ranked Among Top Pre-Employment Screening Providers by HRO Today

 Awards

  • 2019 HRO Today Baker's Dozen, Customer Satisfaction Ratings, Finalist
  • 2018 HRO Today TekTonic Awards, Employee Screening, Finalist
  • 2018 HRO Today North America Awards, Finalist
  • 2018 Human Resources Director Awards Asia, Best Pre-Employment Screening Provider, Winner
  • 2017 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, Best Advance in Candidate Experience Management Technology, Gold
  • 2017 Human Resources Vendor of the Year Award, Best Background Screening Provider, Hong Kong, Gold
  • 2017 Human Resources Vendor of the Year Award, Best Background Screening Provider, Singapore, Silver
  • 2017 Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Award, Pre-Employment Screening Services, Winner
  • 2017 ATD BEST Award, Demonstrated Excellence in Talent Development, Winner
  • 2017 HRO Today Services and Technology Association Award, North America, HR Practices – Screening Excellence, Winner
  • 2017 Content Marketing Awards, Highest Conversion Response from a Content Program, Finalist
  • 2017 Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, Best Advance in Candidate Experience Management Technology, Gold
  • 2017 Human Resources Vendor of the Year Award, Best Background Screening Provider, Hong Kong, Gold
  • 2017 Human Resources Vendor of the Year Award, Best Background Screening Provider, Singapore, Silver
  • 2017 Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Award, Pre-Employment Screening Services, Winner
  • 2017 ATD BEST Award, Demonstrated Excellence in Talent Development, Winner
  • 2017 HRO Today Services and Technology Association Award, North America, HR Practices – Screening Excellence, Winner
  • 2017 Stevie Award, American Business Awards, New Product or Service of the Year – Software, Human Capital Management Solutions, Bronze
  • 2017 Content Marketing Awards, Highest Conversion Response from a Content Program, Finalist
  • 2016 Best in Biz Award, Enterprise Product of the Year – Software, Bronze
  • 2016 SIIA Software CODiE Award, Best Human Capital or Talent Management Solution, Finalist
  • SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist, Best Human Capital/Talent Management Solution 2015
  • Workforce Magazine Background Screening Hot List, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Top HR Product of the Year Finalist, Human Resource Executive Magazine, 2013
  • People’s Choice and Stevie Awards, American Business Awards, 2012
  • Tech America’s High-Tech Innovation Award, 2012
  • Top HR Product of the Year Award, Human Resource Executive Magazine, 2008, 2006
  • ACE Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction, CustomerSat, 2012, 2010-2011, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Honoree, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
  • Internet Company of the Year Award, Technology Council of Southern California, 2008
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Honoree, 2007
  • Outstanding Private Company Award, AEA's High-Tech Innovation Awards, 2007

Affiliations

  • American Trucking Associations (ATA)
  • Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR)
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
  • Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA)
  • Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPPA)
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA)