May 04

Latest Study from First Advantage Reveals Background Screening Trends in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE/ AUSTRALIA/ HONG KONG – 4 May 2015 – First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global pr...
Apr 29

First Advantage Executive to Discuss Background Checking Benchmarks at Workforce Live Atlanta Event

WHAT: Atlanta-based First Advantage, the leading global provider of pre-employment background screening, announces that Michael Pilnick, executive ...
Mar 11

More than a Quarter of CV Checks Reveal Inaccuracies in EMEA

Latest research from background screening company First Advantage reveals: Education history most likely to contain inaccuracies ...
Feb 24

First Advantage Survey: Half of Healthcare Providers Don't Rescreen Their Employees' Backgrounds

First Advantage shares data from its Healthcare Provider Background Screening Pulse Survey, finding providers are leaving gaps in their employee scree...
Feb 18

First Advantage Partners with Neighborhood Pay Services to Offer Rent from Payroll

Strategic partnership provides data-driven insights to help property owners/managers secure more rental applicants, increase revenue and reduce payme...
Jan 13

First Advantage Expands Global Operations with New Dubai Office

London - 13th January 2015: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analyti...
Oct 01

Relationship Between Job Applicants’ Criminal Histories and Hiring Practices Examined in Nationwide Survey by First Advantage

Poll of customers indicates confusion in the area of criminal background checks ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 01, 2014-- First Advantage, a Symph...
Sep 29

HealthcareSource and First Advantage Partner to Deliver Integrated Background Screening Solutions to the Healthcare Industry

Integration will allow users to launch background checks directly within the HealthcareSource Position Manager Applicant Tracking System Woburn, MA a...
Sep 22

New Report Finds More than a Quarter of CV Checks Reveal Inaccuracies

Education history most likely to contain a discrepancy Rise in sub-standard or bogus degrees boosts need to verify professional qualifications on...
Sep 11

Finance Veteran Michael S. Duffey Appointed First Advantage Chief Financial Officer

First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions, today announced that 30-year finance veteran Michael S. Duffey has joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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