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Global HR Research and iCIMS Announce Partnership to Streamline and Enhance Pre-Employment Screening

Background screening provider joins iCIMS’ growing partner ecosystem and online marketplace

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global HR Research, a subsidiary of Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN), and leading provider of pre-hire intelligence solutions including talent screening, talent assessment, and talent acquisition, today announced a partnership with iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions.  

Global HR Research, which delivers the most advanced, intuitive, and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen, and hire quality candidates, now offers an integration into the iCIMS Talent Platform, a suite of talent acquisition tools that enables organizations to attract, find, screen and manage the best talent for their ever-changing business needs. The partnership offers a seamless transfer of candidate status updates and background reports from Global HR Research’s pre-hire intelligence solutions platform into the iCIMS Talent Platform, where recruiters can manage the hiring process from start to finish, all within a single, cloud-based application.

“Global HR Research’s integration with iCIMS streamlines and enhances the pre-employment and onboarding experience for candidates and employers,” said Brandon G. Phillips, CEO of Global HR Research. “Our integrated solution with the iCIMS platform allows for instant access to our industry award-winning background and drug screening solutions. The new integration enhances our strong partnership with iCIMS and provides a superior screening solution for iCIMS’ forward-thinking users.”

“Making the right hire is critical to organizational success, and businesses must thoroughly screen candidates to ensure they are making the most informed hiring decisions possible,” said Michael Wilczak, senior vice president, strategy and corporate development of iCIMS. “Through our partnership with Global HR Research, we continue to expand our robust partner ecosystem and online marketplace to provide our customers with the specialized talent acquisition tools required to grow their businesses.”

“Integrated employer solutions align with our strategy to provide economically-compelling, high-value solutions to clients,” said Steven M. Mariano, CEO of Patriot National. “Our partnership with iCIMS provides us further access to the rapidly growing market for mandatory employer services.”

Global HR Research will also benefit from UNIFi, iCIMS’ Platform-as-a-Service framework that enables partners to integrate their software applications with the iCIMS Talent Acquisition Suite and market their products to iCIMS’ customers through the recently launched iCIMS Marketplace. The iCIMS Marketplace, iCIMS’ online environment featuring the largest partner ecosystem in the talent acquisition industry, enables companies to shop for and engage with supporting technology providers that are the best fit for their talent acquisition and management needs – all in one logical, easy-to-use interface. Additionally, through UNIFi, partners can build long-term, lasting relationships through standard APIs that offer flexible data sharing, adding value to their customer experience.

About Patriot National

Patriot National, Inc. is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions that help insurance companies and employers mitigate risk, comply with complex regulations and save time and money. Patriot National provides general agency services, technology outsourcing, software solutions, specialty underwriting and policyholder services, claims administration services, self-funded health plans and employment pre-screening services to its insurance carrier clients, employers and other clients. Patriot National is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information about Patriot National, please visit

About Global HR Research

Global HR Research, a Patriot National Company (NYSE:PN), is a leading provider of pre-hire intelligence solutions. You need more than screening and assessment. You need pre-hire intelligence, and you need it from a company with unmatched adaptability, experience and customer service. Global HR Research gives you all of that in a set of pre-hire screening and assessment products – a comprehensive set of tools that helps you make better hiring decisions, faster. For more information about Global HR Research, visit or call (800) 790-1205.

About iCIMS, Inc.

iCIMS is the leading provider of talent acquisition solutions that help businesses win the war for top talent. iCIMS empowers companies to manage their entire hiring process within the industry’s most robust Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Built on the foundation of a best-to-market talent acquisition software suite, iCIMS’ PaaS framework, UNIFi, allows employers to expand the capabilities of their core talent acquisition technology by integrating with the largest partner ecosystem in talent acquisition to help them attract, find, screen, and manage candidates. Offering scalable, easy-to-use solutions that are backed by award-winning customer service, iCIMS supports more than 3,200 contracted customers and is one of the largest and fastest-growing talent acquisition solution providers.

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