First Advantage Delivers Employment Screening and Background Verification Solutions

––New Suite Provides Comprehensive Pre- and Post-employment Screening Solution—

February 8, 2010, POWAY, Calif.

First Advantage, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, and a wholly owned subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), today announced the integration of its Employment Screening and Background Verification solutions with the DealerTrack Dealer Management System (DMS). Under the new agreement, First Advantage will deliver a suite of comprehensive pre- and post-employment screening solutions that will help ensure the staffing integrity of participating U.S. automotive dealerships by helping them make informed, confident staffing decisions.

The Employer Services Suite offers solutions that are ideal for screening candidates and employees at all levels, including general support, sales, service, finance and management. First Advantage’s complete range of industry-leading employment screening solutions includes federal, state and county criminal searches, federal and state civil searches, motor vehicle records, and employment and education verifications.

“We’re pleased to offer our DealerTrack DMS customers an effective, integrated solution for hiring and workforce screening,” said Todd Mavis, executive vice president of operations for First Advantage. “Participating dealers can now access an even broader range of information solutions through First Advantage, giving dealers a distinct hiring advantage in an increasingly competitive industry.”

Employer Services Suite
Employment screening solutions are designed for regular, contingent and contract employees. Each product option delivers a specialty search-based on-job function and includes:

  • Valet Package: For personnel who do not have access to company funds
  • Mechanic Package: For non-management service and parts personnel who have access to sensitive data and company funds
  • Sales Package: For non-management sales personnel who have access to sensitive data and company funds
  • Finance/Manager Package: For management personnel who have access to sensitive consumer data and company funds

“We are pleased to offer these state-of-the-art employment screening solutions from First Advantage—conveniently integrated, at no extra cost, within the Payroll and Personnel Management application of the DealerTrack DMS,” said Rich Holland, vice president and general manager of DealerTrack DMS. “Our customers can leverage these tools to help them hire and retain the most qualified, competent employees.”

Providing over 9 million employment background verifications annually, First Advantage leads the industry in delivering screening solutions to global and local organizations worldwide. Utilizing integrated, Web-based tools for ordering and delivery, providing Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance support and offering industry-specific screening solutions, First Advantage streamlines the hiring process for employers.

For more information about First Advantage employment screening solutions offered through the DealerTrack DMS, visit  or call (866) 694-2219.

 About DealerTrack
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. Our solution-set for dealers is the industry's most comprehensive. DealerTrack operates the industry's largest online credit application network, connecting more than 17,000 dealers with over 800 financing sources. Our Dealer Management System (DMS) provides dealers with easy-to-use tools with real-time data access that will streamline any automotive business. With DealerTrack AAX, dealers get better data along with the tools to make smarter, more profitable inventory decisions. Our Sales and F&I solution enables dealers to streamline the entire sales process, quickly structuring all types of deals from a single integrated platform. DealerTrack's Compliance solution helps dealers meet legal and regulatory requirements and protect their hard-earned assets. DealerTrack's family of companies also includes data and consulting services providers, ALG (Automotive Lease Guide) and Chrome Systems. More information about DealerTrack can be found at

About First Advantage
First Advantage combines industry expertise with information to create products and services that organizations worldwide use to make smarter business decisions. First Advantage is a leading provider of consumer credit information in the automotive, mortgage and specialty finance markets; business credit information in the transportation industry; motor vehicle record reports; employment background screening; occupational health services; applicant tracking systems; recruiting solutions; skills and behavioral assessments; business tax consulting services; corporate and litigation investigations; computer forensics; electronic discovery; data recovery; due diligence reporting; resident screening; property management software and renters insurance. First Advantage ranks among the top companies in all of its major business lines. First Advantage is headquartered in Poway, Calif., and has offices throughout the United States and abroad. More information about First Advantage can be found at First Advantage is a wholly owned subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a FORTUNE 500® company that traces its history to 1889. First American is America's largest provider of business information, supplying businesses and consumers with valuable information products to support the major economic events of people's lives. Additional information about the First American Family of Companies can be found at




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