St. Petersburg, FL-based First Advantage, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, has acquired SkillCheck, Inc., an international pre-employment testing and educational skills assessment company. Following the recent acquisitions of applicant tracking software and recruiting services, First Advantage has created the Hiring Solutions Group within the employer services segment. This group will be led by Rick Mansfield, executive vice president of the Hiring Solutions Group, and former chief marketing officer of First Advantage Corporation.
Headquartered in Burlington, MA, SkillCheck serves thousands of organizations and more than 15,000 installed users worldwide. Since its inception in 1988, the company has provided skills testing products and services to staffing agencies, corporate human resources departments, training organizations, and schools.
“I am thrilled to be kicking off the year with the addition of advanced skills testing services to our employer services offering,” said John Long, chief executive officer of First Advantage Corporation. “This latest product expansion continues to solidify the depth and breadth of our services package for human resources professionals worldwide.”