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

  • 1981 - HireRight's DAC Services begins serving the transportation market in the United States
  • 1995 - HireRight, Inc. is founded
  • 1997 - HireRight launches the world's first Internet-based background screening solution
  • 2000 - HireRight develops the world's first pre-integrated screening solution, partnering with PeopleSoft
  • 2007 - HireRight files IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "HIRE"
  • 2008 - HireRight launches the world's first Web 2.0 screening management application
  • 2010 - HireRight acquires Powerchex, and unites with Kroll Background Screening, expanding its global and segment-based capabilities
  • 2011 - HireRight establishes EMEA headquarters in London
  • 2014 - HireRight establishes Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, signifying its commitment to the Asia market
  • 2015 - HireRight expands its APAC and global capabilities
  • 2016 - HireRight continues global expansion with new office in Dubai


  • 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
  • Best in Biz Award, Enterprise Product of the Year – Software, Bronze 2016
  • SIIA Software CODiE Award, Best Human Capital or Talent Management Solution, Finalist 2016, 2015
  • Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Award, Pre-Employment Screening Services, Winner 2017
  • Best Background Screening Provider Award, HR Vendors of the Year Singapore, 2015 and 2016
  • Best Background Screening Provider Award, HR Vendors of the Year Hong Kong, 2017
  • HRD Asia Service Provider Awards, Pre-employment Screening, Winner, 2018


  • Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)
  • APAC Chapter of NAPBS