First Advantage Named Canadian HR Reporter Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Favourite Background Screener

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For the second year in a row, First Advantage Canada secures the title of ‘Favourite Background Screener’ in Canadian HR Reporter’s Readers’ Choice Awards

ATLANTA – July 10, 2017 – First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and leading global provider of background screening services and technology, announced that it was awarded the Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Award for Favourite Background Screener for the second consecutive year.

The award nomination is open to all HR vendors and suppliers based in Canada, and winners are chosen based on reader selections. The Readers’ Choice Awards recognizes and highlights extraordinary firms that are helping companies streamline their HR processes, provide value and drive results.

This year, nearly 1,200 professionals cast more than 32,000 votes categories covering a wide spectrum of HR services from professional development, employment legal services, benefits providers, technology suppliers and more. First Advantage was selected as the winner in the Readers’ Choice Favourite Background Screener category.

“Our team is proud to be the recipient of this award for the second year in a row,” First Advantage Canada General Manager Rhonda Fairweather said. “Our goal is to be a trusted provider of background screening technology, so to be chosen by readers as the favourite background screener is an honor for us.”

All winners of the Readers’ Choice Awards will be featured in the July 10 issue of Canadian HR Reporter.

Canadian HR Reporter Publisher and Editor-in-chief Todd Humber firmly stated that the Readers’ Choice award is not an endorsement from the outlet’s reporters, but that “it’s something far better. It’s a seal of approval from your colleagues.”

“This award is a testament to the effort we put forth to be a solution our customers can count on and a company that meets the standards and needs of its end-users,” Fairweather said.

About Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards
The Readers’ Choice Awards recognize vendors and suppliers that readers of Canadian HR Reporter select as their favourite solutions. The awards span a variety of HR products and services, varying from education to legal, technology to professional development and beyond.

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, GA., First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More information about First Advantage can be accessed at

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