Company Recognized in Internet/E-Commerce Category at Annual Event of Orange County Technology Innovators and Educators
IRVINE, Calif., Aug 14, 2012 – HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment screening, today announced that its unique product, Applicant Center Mobile, a personalized candidate portal, was named the winner in the Internet/E-Commerce product category in the TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards. Now in its 19th year, this premier business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Southern California. HireRight Applicant Center Mobile is the industry’s only secure, personalized candidate portal. It helps candidates through pre-employment screening by allowing them to manage their background check process in real-time, supply information, view the status of the check, and access live help through any mobile device.
“We are so pleased to be recognized for our technology innovation with Applicant Center Mobile. Our focus has always been to enable employers to improve their hiring process and help them provide a positive experience for their applicants. The employment background screening process is usually behind-the-scenes, and it can seem daunting to candidates who have questions about how it’s conducted,” said Rob Pickell, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of strategy, HireRight. “With Applicant Center Mobile, we’ve applied technology that provides candidates with visibility into the process and empowers them to manage it. We’re delighted to bring this capability to our customers and are honored to receive the TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Award.”
Accessed through a smart phone or tablet, HireRight Applicant Center Mobile provides candidates with an intuitive screening experience, making it more accessible by letting applicants access and manage the background check process. It simplifies data entry for applicants and employers alike. It automatically sends candidates alerts via text or email when information is required and enables them to quickly upload, email or fax requested data. The portal then displays the results as each step of the background check is completed, assuring applicants that their background checks are progressing successfully and keeping them apprised of the status in real-time.
“We congratulate all of the winners and finalists for their innovation over the last year, and look forward to seeing the trend continue,” said Matthew Kazmierczak, senior vice president, TechAmerica. “HireRight is an important contributor to Orange County and the innovations created here for the country and world.”
In addition to the awards, TechAmerica recognized educators and students for their innovative use of science, math and technology in the classroom and the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow, the nation’s leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators. For more information, visit http://www.techamerica.org/hta19.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry – the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.
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 one-third 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 e-recruiting solutions from top providers such as Oracle, Taleo, Kenexa, SAP, SilkRoad, PeopleAdmin, HealthcareSource, and HRsmart. HireRight, Inc. is an Altegrity company with worldwide headquarters located in Irvine, California and offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.hireright.com.
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