Universal Background Screening Recognized by Workforce Management in "Hot List" for Employment Related Screening Providers

PHOENIX, February 18, 2010 — Universal Background Screening, Inc., a leading provider of employment background screening, drug testing and physical exam services, today announced that Workforce Management magazine named the company to its 2010 “Hot List” of employment related background screening providers. The magazine annually ranks the top providers in the background screening industry, which includes over 1,000 local, regional and national providers according to the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Workforce Management magazine as a stand-out company in our field,” said Ryan Krostue, CEO of Universal Background Screening. “Our focus on providing exceptional customer service is the primary reason Universal Background Screening has continued to impress our national clientele and we believe that it is the reason we have experienced growth through what has been a difficult period for the background screening industry.”

Universal Background Screening’s services include a comprehensive array of criminal record checks, verification services, substance abuse testing, occupational health services and compliance management solutions. A founding member NAPBS, the company prides itself on its industry-leading turnaround time, solutions for managing FCRA and industry-specific compliance, and its unique approach to dedicated account management and customer service. The company is also an Executive Member of the HR-XML Consortium and offers an HR-XML certified integration with leading Applicant Tracking and Human Resource Information Systems, including HealthcareSource Position Manager, Taleo Business Edition, and Oracle PeopleSoft.

About Universal Background Screening
Universal Background Screening is a leading national provider of employment background screening solutions. Its services include a comprehensive selection of background checks, verifications, drug testing, employment physicals and compliance management services. Universal Background Screening consults with its clients to create customized screening programs that enhance security, reduce liability, and improve productivity and cost savings in the candidate selection and hiring process. To learn more, call 877-263-8033 or visit www.universalbackground.com.

About Workforce Management
Workforce Management is for and about the leaders who are using Human Resources (HR) to create a measurable competitive advantage. Since July 2003, every issue has included a “The Hot List” featuring a ranking of top HR providers, products, and services that help keep businesses up to date, on track, and focused on what matters most — its people. Published twice a month by Crain Communications Inc., Workforce Management magazine (www.workforce.com) is the leading business publication for workforce management and human resource professional, providing news, trends and analysis to 52,673 print and 383,052 registered online members.

Media Contact
David Nadell, Vice President of Marketing
Universal Background Screening, Inc.
Email: dnadell(at)universalbackground.com
Phone: 818-880-5700 x3210

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