IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 – HireRight, a leader in employment screening solutions, today announced the availability of Applicant Center Mobile™, the new mobile version of the company's popular Applicant Center™, a personalized online portal that provides employment candidates with greater transparency into the screening process, and features that offer a new level of convenience and simplicity through the process.
Accessed through a smart phone or tablet, HireRight Applicant Center Mobile provides candidates with an intuitive screening experience, enabling them to supply information, view status of their background check, and access live help through their mobile device. Candidates can also receive text alerts and respond faster to requests for information, expediting screening and the hiring process.
IDC predicts that by 2015 more people in the U.S. will access the Internet via mobile devices than through desktop computers or other wired devices.
"With the interest we've seen in HireRight Applicant Center and the tremendous growth in use of mobile devices, it just made sense to develop a mobile version of the application," said Rob Pickell, senior vice president, customer solutions, HireRight. "HireRight Applicant Center Mobile not only helps support the employer brand through a differentiated screening experience, but it helps speed time-to-hire."
Applicant Center Mobile reduces unnecessary communications and candidate uncertainty by keeping the candidate informed with real-time status updates, document receipt confirmation, and a record of communications. It also provides new convenience features to an applicant undergoing a background check, such as the ability for them to receive a text alert requesting a document, photograph the document requested, and then upload it from their mobile device in a matter of seconds.
"Applicant Center Mobile improves the screening process for both the candidate and the employer," said Pickell. "It also eliminates what some have seen historically as a black box when it comes to employment background checks."
HireRight Applicant Center and HireRight Applicant Center Mobile are available through HireRight Enterprise™, HireRight Professional™, and HireRight DAC Edition™ today.
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, ADP/VirtualEdge, PeopleAdmin, HealthcareSource, HRsmart, and SilkRoad. 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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