6 Ways Technology is Revolutionising Background Screening in Recruitment

The Case

A leading cab aggregator who conducts police verification on their drivers as a part of their verification mandate approached AuthBridge for the process.

The Procedure

AuthBridge deployed its custom solution for the verification of blue-collar workforce – StaffAssure™.
StaffAssure is a specially designed product to meet the background screening requirements of Blue-Collared employees. This solution allows organizations to build reliable workforce of drivers, delivery boys, logistic teams, security force etc. by enabling instant identity verification of the candidate and quick turnaround checks on other parameters required recruit this category of employees.
AuthBridge initiated a police verification inquiry with Rajasthan Police (SP office, Jhunjhunu) -city of residence- by providing a request letter and credentials of the concerned driver.

How AuthBridge helped both the client and the police

The SP Office sought the information from the local police station basis candidate’s address as provided. In response, a team from the Rajasthan Police reached AuthBridge’s corporate office to inquire about the driver’s whereabouts. Here’s what police told AuthBridge:

  • The candidate was accused of duping locals of Rs 50 lakhs and had 5 open cases against him under section IP 420
  • He had 5 other cases against him for involvement in physical violence and was out on bail
  • The candidate was a repeat offender and had a reward of Rs. 5000 on him.

This information was obtained upon initiation of verification inquiry by AuthBridge.
AuthBridge officials informed the police that the verification request was made on behalf of their client and sharing details of the driver would violate their data privacy policy. The occurrences of the incident were intimated to the client and subsequently, the police approached the client for further action.
AuthBridge was able to save the client from hiring a driver with criminal background and helped avert a risk of business and reputational damage.