First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and the leading global provider of background screening, has won the coveted title of the “Best Background Screening Provider” at the HRM Asia Readers’ Choice Awards in year 2016.

This annual award is judged through an online poll by HR professionals and readers of the HRM magazine. The votes were cast based on criteria such as industry leadership, service excellence and innovation in service offerings. Adopting a transparent voting system, the poll only recognises unique voters from corporate email domain names to preserve the integrity of the awards.

HRM Asia, the organizer of the Readers’ Choice Awards 2016, is firmly rooted as a leader in the HR industry – across magazines, conferences and events that inspire thought leading HR discussion and utmost quality in learning and development of the workforce. The competition was open to organizations and companies in Singapore, in their respective categories, and can be privately owned, government or NGOs.

HRM Asia Executive General Manager Joanna Bush said the recipients of the Readers’ Choice Awards demonstrate the very best practices in the industry. “We congratulate First Advantage on their achievements and this well-deserved win which further cements its reputation and commitment to service excellence and raising industry standards.”

Drs. Erik Schmit, Executive Vice President, Managing Director Asia Pacific, First Advantage said, “We are honoured to be chosen by HRM Asia’s readers and Human Resources professionals as the best Background Screening Provider. This award is testament to our commitment to innovation and service excellence. We look forward to continue servicing the employee due diligence industry in Asia Pacific and thank HRM Asia and Human Resources professionals for their support and confidence in First Advantage.”