HireRight Announces Availability Of 2009 Background Screening Benchmarking Report

The 2009 edition of the Background Screening Benchmarking Report is now available from HireRight, the world leader in on-demand employment screening. This is the second annual edition of this report, which is based on a comprehensive survey of human resources and security professionals from organizations representing a wide range of company sizes and industries. The report contains key findings, trend data and best practices intended for use by hiring professionals in the development and enhancement of screening and verification programs. It also provides interesting anecdotal information for management teams in support of strategic and tactical business decisions. The report is available at www.hireright.com/benchmarking.

Among the Key Findings from the organizations that responded to the survey are:

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Some Best Practices for employers that emerged from the report include:

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Interesting Trends and Statistics revealed by this year’s Benchmarking Report include:

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According to Rob Pickell, vice president of customer solutions, HireRight, “Last year’s Benchmarking Report was used by companies worldwide in crafting their hiring and screening programs and practices. It has also been used extensively by members of the press to highlight trends in hiring, a topic that’s especially critical in today’s economy. We believe this new report will be even more useful. Background screening practices and technology are becoming more and more management-oriented, providing daily information for critical business decisions. That shift is reflected in the experience of this year’s survey respondents.”

The 2009 HireRight Background Screening Benchmarking Report includes responses from more than 1,400 participants across15 major industry categories, including health care, education, manufacturing, services, technology, and transportation. Total workforce size of these organizations ranged from less than 49 to more than 25,000.

About HireRight
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. Many companies, including more than 25 percent 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, Taleo, SAP, ADP/VirtualEdge, PeopleAdmin, HealthcareSource and HRsmart. HireRight is an Altegrity company. HireRight worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif. with offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company’s web site atwww.hireright.com.