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AuthBridge: TrustOnDemand-Delivering 'Trust' on the Fly- Anytime, Anywhere!
The interview room was surprisingly pleasant than the monotonous atmosphere normally observed. The confident, assuring, and a seemingly credible candidate who sat before him amazed the manager. Although he could not verify the candidate’s credentials in real-time, the optimistic answers and responses provided by the candidate cleared the doubts hovering in his mind, urging him to consider the candidate without having to sink deeper into the customary background check of the candidate. Two weeks later, the company observes that the candidate is short-tempered and prone to passive-aggressive temperament. Moreover, the candidate had faked his previous employment tenure and credentials. Time and again, hires from across multiple levels including leaders and C-suite have been found to misrepresent information to employers during hiring. In India, resume lies increased to 15 percent in 2017; an increase of 48 percent compared to the previous year.
Such misjudgments, without any form of real-time verification, often cost organizations loss of time and resources while recruiting employees/partner and vendors for various jobs. “Identity, profile, and reputation are the principal criteria sought by organizations while recruiting the right candidate, and to achieve that, transparency at both ends—the candidate’s and the organization’s—is highly essential for a fruitful tenure,” says Ajay Trehan, Founder and CEO of AuthBridge. With the growth of on-demand services and increased digital interactions, it is essential to be able to ‘trust’ the other party in real-time through real-time verifications.
The portfolio of solutions by AuthBridge includes Employee Screening, Business Due Diligence, Leadership Due Diligence, KYC (Know Your Customer) solutions, Identity Verification services, Exit-Employee Analytics platform amongst many others.
WorkAttest™, an exit employee repository, delivers exit employee analytics and peace of mind from answering incoming verification requests by automating this process. WorkAttest™ allows organizations to update exit-employee credentials, thereby enabling future employers to verify previous employment credentials of the candidate in a matter of seconds. StudentServicesBureau™, another offering by AuthBridge is a twin of WorkAttest™ that caters to student profiling and education verification.
“Validating an ex-employee’s credibility for the background check requested by new employers is an unproductive and uneconomical task. WorkAttest™ aims at mitigating this challenge by reducing the time and resources expended in this endeavor,” explains Trehan, addressing one of their client’s case studies - a significant BPO spending $21,000 annually on a team that answered calls about incoming verification requests from other employers. Collaborating with AuthBridge, the BPO redirected the screening requests to WorkAttest™ and reassigned the team dedicated to answering phones from different organizations. The centralized database further allowed the BPO to understand the reasons behind employees quitting their organizations through the screening requests sent from new employers, in-turn, streamlining the BPO’s interdepartmental operations to reduce attrition.
AuthBridge’s solutions help companies build trust by automating the process of background verification. AuthBridge has consistently innovated to stay ahead of the curve in over 12 years of its operations. The company has delivery capability in more than 140 countries and a client-base across a broad spectrum of businesses, including Fortune 500 companies. Cornell University, an Ivy League institution, has published a case study titled “AuthBridge: Innovating HR Operations in India” on AuthBridge’s technology innovations in the space of employment background screening. The ideology of a centralized eco-system, advanced tech-enabled solutions and data repositories have made AuthBridge the forerunner in deploying “Trust-on-demand” solutions to various demographic audiences.