KnowledgePoint’s Announces Partnership With for Advanced Online Employee Background Screening

Petaluma, Calif., October 12, 2000 ? Applicant background screening has just gotten easier, thanks to the partnership between, KnowledgePoint’s virtual human resources department on the Web (, and, the preeminent Internet-based employee screening application service provider. This new partnership offers human resource managers another tool to help streamline the hiring process. provides timely access to vital background information, such as national criminal, civil and driving records, workers’ compensation files, Social Security Number verifications and reference verifications, and provides additional services to aid in the background verification/reporting processes. "By replacing outdated manual processes with’s state-of-the-art, intuitive online solutions, now provides users with the fastest turnaround times for background screening information in the industry," says Michael Troy, president, KnowledgePoint.

"Our best-of-breed Web-based application eliminates the need for companies to purchase expensive software and provides employers with accurate, timely and cost-effective global employee-screening information," says Jim Dabney, COO, "We look forward to serving’s users with the most advanced employee screening order-and-retrieval system on the Internet." offers one-stop shopping for free and low-cost etools and other resources that facilitate accomplishing essential human resource functions. From hiring and recruiting, performance management, relocation and training, to benefits and compensation, personnel policies, employee screening and more, provides the indispensable tools managers need to get things done.

"Adding to highlights the depth of our commitment to our users," says Troy. "We continue to bring current, high-quality tools to to assist managers in performing their day-to-day responsibilities most effectively."

About KnowledgePoint and

With the creation of, KnowledgePoint provides the most comprehensive, trusted and widely distributed online business center helping small to mid-sized employers manage their employees. Since 1987, KnowledgePoint (a division of CCH INCORPORATED) has been a leading developer of knowledge-based human resource management solutions, providing Windows-based, intranet, Web and hosted employee management solutions for the enterprise, small businesses and individual managers. For more information about KnowledgePoint and, visit and