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New Social Media Tool Pushes Employment Screening Frontier

Job Seeker Insight Launches 21st Century Social Media Tool for High-Level Job Candidates

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Innovative employment screening company JD Palatine is rolling out a new social tool for executive-level job seekers.  Job Seeker Insight (JSI),  a subsidiary of JD Palatine, is launching its powerful new tool that allows executives and thought leaders to control the employment screening process.

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LinkedIn users will be especially excited as Job Seeker Insight allows them to include a "Digital Verification Badge" on their profile which will allow employers to access and view a pre-prepared background check.  Executive-level candidates will have the power to control who accesses their confidential information while impressing potential employers with the confidence that comes with taking the initiative in the pre-employment screening process.  

"You don't have a record. Your social media profiles are clean. But if someone shares your name, birth date or location, you risk being mistaken for someone you're not," says Chad Killian, president of JD Palatine. "Companies perform exhaustive online searches before hiring. With our technology, you can see exactly what they will."

Job Seeker Insight will allow high-level job seekers to maintain control over their personal brand by putting the tools the employers use into their hands. JSI encourages users to set up their own screening profiles, securely upload documents for ease and safe-keeping, and know exactly what might turn up during the screening process.  With these tools, job seekers can approach the job search with confidence, move through the hiring process faster, and stand out as a preferred candidate.

JD Palatine provides background screening and drug testing solutions to companies around the globe.  With over 25 years of experience in employment screening, their expertise is unmatched.   JD Palatine is a member of National Association of Professional Background Screeners, the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association and the American Society for Industrial Security, and the advisory board includes former FBI agents and IT experts, such as former special agent Peter Groh and former Assistant Director of the Office of Internal Affairs for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives James Brightwell.

To learn more about Job Seeker Insight, please visit www.JobSeekerInsight.com. To schedule an interview or to learn more, contact Anne J. Davis at 412-224-4417 or send an email to [email protected].

Media Contact: Anne Davis, Job Seeker Insight, 412-224-4417, [email protected]

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