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First Advantage Earns Two Globee® Awards for COVID-19 Response and Innovative Drug Screening Product

First Advantage is excited to announce that The Globee® Awards has honored the company with distinctions in two categories of its 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. This annual Awards program recognizes outstanding players in organizational performance, products, and services from every major industry in the world.

The company has earned a GOLD GLOBEE® in the Company Response of the Year category for our customer-centric initiatives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Future of Work enables businesses to quickly screen new hires and temporary workers as well as re-screen existing or furloughed employees. Designed for organizations seeking to onboard workers quickly following the business disruptions that resulted from the global health crisis, the components that make this award-winning response include instant oral fluid drug screening technology and Ready2WorkTM,, COVID-19 Self-Assessment and Ready2WorkTM, and Work-From-Home Self-Assessment solutions. With these response solutions, First Advantage enabled its clients to hire more than 3 million frontline workers worldwide.

First Advantage is also the recipient of a SILVER GLOBEE® in the Business-to-Business Products category for the innovative implementation of virtual drug screening technology. The company’s success in implementing an instant and virtual oral fluid drug screening technology for a leading retail chain helped the retailer to reduce overall drug screening costs by $1 million annually, quicken screening turnaround times – often from several days to just a few minutes – and streamline administrative processes with easy-to-use technology.

“We are honored that First Advantage’s innovations continue to be recognized by organizations around the world,” said Chief Product Officer Ranjeev Teelock. “2020 was beyond challenging for everyone. At the height of the pandemic, we responded rapidly with significant investments in our technology to accommodate the new social distancing protocols and lab closures, and the results speak volumes. Not only have we helped businesses onboard smarter, but we are also committed to helping customers get their people back to work safely and quickly. This recognition from Globee Awards further validates that commitment.”The Globee® Awards organizes of one of the world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists. Judges from a broad spectrum of industries participated and their average scores determined the 2021 award winners.

A complete list of the 2021 winners can be found here.

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