ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Talent Report™ Select All solution, Equifax (NYSE: EFX) continues to facilitate faster, more-informed hiring decisions for talent acquisition professionals with reliable verifications of employment via The Work Number® database. Talent Report Select All delivers contextual data in support of a more holistic view of the candidate in a single report, helping hiring managers make critical decisions with greater confidence.
Today's employers continue to refine their processes for making educated hiring decisions, and are constantly looking to improve efficiency and the quality of hires. As a result, background screening and employment verifications are on the rise. In fact, a 2020 survey released by HR research Institute and the Professional Background Screening Association found that 94 percent of employers are conducting at least one type of employment background screening. The same survey showed employment verifications are up 17 percent from 2019 to 2020.
Through Talent Report Select All, recruiting teams and background screeners with permissible purpose have unmatched, premium access to nearly 400 million employment records in The Work Number database. Record growth in The Work Number database has increased more than 43 percent since 2016, and includes hundreds of thousands of small- to medium-sized businesses as well as many contractor (1099) records, supporting a more holistic view of the candidate. FULL RELEASE