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ATLANTA, June 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Advantage, the global leader in background check and drug screening solutions, today shared the fourth report in its ongoing series benchmarking the state of the industry. In “Vertical Trends & Insights,” First Advantage explored cross-referenced results from a recent customer survey with aggregate data from more than 66 million annual global searches to identify trends across retail, transportation, staffing, healthcare and financial services.
Acknowledging the differences between industries as well as individual organizations, First Advantage included a scale for reference, illustrating important factors in current screening practices and the need to balance speed versus risk. Across all verticals, First Advantage highlighted five key takeaways:
At the vertical level, First Advantage shared the aforementioned benchmarking scale, plus critical findings from the research.
“How companies approach screening varies based on any number of factors,” said Scott Staples, CEO of First Advantage. “With these verticals in mind, this particular report provides an inside look at the considerations influencing hiring outcomes in five of the world’s biggest industries. It examines the complexity of each space while offering a high-level perspective aligned with the overall state of background screening.”
For a limited time only, download a complimentary copy of “Vertical Trends & Insights” by visiting http://learn.fadv.com/2019TopScreeningTrendsPart4.
About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and superior customer service delivered by experts who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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