IRVINE, Calif. & MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2008--HireRight, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIRE), a leader in on-demand employment screening solutions, and Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST), today announced an agreement to make background screening services available to Monster customers. The integrated solution is designed to provide Monster customers an intuitive online experience and access to a range of background screening services, including criminal records checks, employment verifications, sex offender registry checks and motor vehicle records checks.
According to Eric Boden, chairman and chief executive officer, HireRight, Inc., "We're excited to partner with Monster, an established leader and innovator in the online employment solutions arena. This alliance is intended to support the goals of Monster and HireRight by helping employers find high quality job candidates and easily verify the credentials presented by those candidates, all from a single user platform."
Through the planned integrated solution, Monster will offer employers the opportunity to purchase HireRight background screening services as part of their current candidate management experience on Monster.com. Monster customers will be able to identify the best job candidates, accelerate time-to-hire by reducing screening time, and improve efficiency through reduced administrative tasks.
"Aligning with HireRight builds upon our promise to provide employers with the tools and solutions to help improve their recruitment efficiency and complete the hiring process with confidence," said Mark Stoever, Executive Vice President, Monster. "We believe HireRight's leading employment screening solutions will nicely augment Monster's wide range of category-leading recruitment offerings, and are pleased to be able to offer our customers these background screening capabilities."
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNST), parent company of Monster, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index and the NASDAQ 100. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit www.monster.com.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers efficiently implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies, including more than 65 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 employment screening services through enterprise e-recruiting solutions from top providers such as Oracle/PeopleSoft, Taleo/Vurv, ADP/VirtualEdge and PeopleAdmin. HireRight's worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.hireright.com.
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