Premier Employment Screening Services Partners with SkillSurvey to Provide Innovative Online Reference Checking

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Technology Improves Hiring Decisions While Eliminating Inefficiencies

We are very pleased to add Premier to our growing network of trusted business partners.

Premier Employment Screening Services, a leading national provider of consistent, compliant and legally defensible candidate screening, assessment, and drug testing programs, and SkillSurvey, Inc., the leader in web-based reference checking, today announced an agreement enabling Premier to offer its clients the award winning SkillSurvey PreHire 360™ reference checks, a best-of-breed solution that is proven to increase recruiter efficiency while maximizing quality of hire.

Named Top HR Product of the Year by Human Resource Executive® magazine, the solution permits companies to efficiently and economically review applicants’ professional references using a 360°approach to assess past performance. The assurance of confidentiality, as well as 24/7 accessibility, makes the approach user friendly. On average, 4.4 references respond within 1.6 business days. Investing just a few minutes of their time, recruiters and hiring managers can receive the information they need to make better hiring decisions. In addition, the SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360™ adds consistency to and minimizes bias in the reference-checking process, improving defensibility.

Chris Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Premier, said, “We are constantly adding services that help companies make more informed hiring decisions while eliminating inefficiencies in the on-boarding process. Partnering with SkillSurvey was a natural fit.”

“Premier is dedicated to the success of their customers, and introducing new, innovative, services is just one way they demonstrate their commitment,” said Jim Ray, vice president of business development for SkillSurvey. “We are very pleased to add Premier to our growing network of trusted business partners.”

Since 1995, Fort Collins, Colorado based Premier Employment Screening Services has partnered with employers and non-profit organizations to develop consistent, compliant and legally defensible candidate screening, assessment and drug testing programs. Designed to streamline the on-boarding process, Premier’s fast, accurate, and cost effective solutions help organizations maintain a competitive hiring advantage by selecting safe, honest, and competent people with integrity. To learn more, call 800-350-7941 or visit

SkillSurvey is the leading provider of online reference assessment solutions that increase quality of hire and improve recruiting efficiency. Using SkillSurvey, organizations improve the quantity and quality of information they collect regarding a candidate’s past performance, resulting in a significant reduction in time and money spent on reference checking. This breakthrough, patent-pending approach to reference assessments is, based on over 25 years of research in job competency modeling. For more information or an online product demonstration of SkillSurvey Pre-Hire 360™, visit or contact us at info(at)

Media Contacts:
Brett Martine
Strategic Partner Alliances Architect
Premier Employment Screening Services
800.350.7941 ext. 318

Erika von Hoyer
VP, Marketing
SkillSurvey, Inc.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: on behalf of the company listed above.


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