Nov. 21 2019
EBI Sets Background Check Industry Record with 2019 HRO Today's Baker's Dozen Listing
(Owings Mills, Maryland, November 21, 2019) - Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) is proud to be recognized by HRO Today’s 2019 Baker’s Dozen as a top employment screening provider an unprecedented 12 times. This sets a record in the background check industry and firmly establishes EBI as the most awarded Consumer Reporting Agency in the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen history. This latest accolade follows a tremendously successful year in which EBI founder and CEO Rick Kurland earned the title of HR Superstar by HRO Today, and EBI also finished #1 for quality of service and #1 for breadth of service in the 2018 Enterprise category.
Nov. 14 2019
EBI Launches Inaugural Giving Year of Just One World Foundation
Owings Mills, Maryland - Employment Background Investigations (EBI) Inc., one of the nation’s largest privately-held employee background screening firms, today announced the launch of the inaugural giving year for the Just One World Foundation beginning Nov. 15, 2019. The foundation, established by EBI CEO Richard Kurland and his wife Marti, will raise money to save the lives of children in need in memory of former EBI investor Lenny ‘Route 29 Batman’ Robinson, who through a remarkable concurrence of events will forever be connected to Kurland’s daughter Georgia. Robinson gained international notoriety in 2012 when Montgomery County, Md. police posted dash-camera video footage of him being pulled over on Route 29 in his custom Batmobile and Batman costume. The local superhero was tragically killed Aug. 16, 2015, in an automobile accident on Interstate 70 in Maryland.
Oct. 30 2019
EBI Announces Integration with LinkedIn Talent Hub
EBI Pre-Employment Background Screening is now a partner of LinkedIn Talent Hub, allowing clients to source, manage, and hire in one integrated platform.
Sep. 16 2019
EBI Celebrates New Global Reach of Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA)
EBI has been a proud member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) since its inception in 2003. Our team has had the pleasure of watching NAPBS grow and evolve over the years, and many members of our leadership team have the opportunity to hold prominent roles in the association. So, it was a great moment at the recent national convention when NAPBS announced its plan to transform into the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). The effort took a lot of hard work by a lot of people, but members overwhelmingly approved the decision.
Feb. 25 2019
EBI Wins in 2019 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – February 25, 2019 – Employment Background Investigations, Inc. was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in both the Sales Support Team of the Year, and Business Development Achievement of the Year categories in the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service on Friday, February 22 in Las Vegas. EBI was also awarded Bronze for Best Customer Satisfaction Strategy of the Year.
Nov. 16 2018
EBI Named 2018 Baker’s Dozen Top Background Screening Company
Owings Mills, Maryland – November 16, 2018: Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) is thrilled to announce that it has been voted the top Enterprise Pre-Employment Screening company on HRO Today Baker’s Dozen List. EBI also finished #1 for quality of service and #1 for breadth of services in the Enterprise category. EBI is now the most awarded screening firm in Baker’s Dozen history.
Jul. 26 2018
EBI Makes Workforce Magazine’s Hot List for the 12th Time
Owings Mills, Maryland – July 26, 2017: For the 12th year in a row, Employment Background Investigations, Inc. is honored to once again be named to Workforce Magazine’s Hot List of background screening providers.
Mar. 14 2018
EBI Executive Curt Schwall Named to Board of Directors of NAPBS
Owings Mills, Maryland – Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI Inc., has been named to the Board of Directors at the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.
Feb. 27 2018
EBI's Platform Achieves SAP Integration with Cloud Solutions
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) today announced that its J-OneTM Employment Screening platform has achieved certified integration with SAP® SuccessFactors® Recruiting. EBI designed this solution to deliver customers the highest level of compliance, reduce the cost and time to hire, and provide enhanced proactive communications to drive informed hiring decisions. The solution also helps ensure that the customer’s brand is protected as candidates go through the hiring and screening process.
Dec. 4 2017
EBI Named One of Baltimore's Top Workplaces | EBI Inc.
Owings Mills, Maryland -- EBI Inc. was named today as one of Baltimore’s Top Workplaces in the Baltimore Sun’s annual rankings. This annual award highlights a select group of the top workplaces as voted by employees. Out of nearly 200,000 small business in Maryland, EBI is honored to be recognized on this exclusive list of the top 125. EBI places a strong emphasis on creating a positive corporate culture. This commitment is evidenced most notably by its state-of-the-art 30,000 square foot facility, as well as its mission statement: “To be the happiest company… period. Only happy people deliver happy.” This mission statement was developed by a committee of EBI’s longest-tenured employees as testimony to the company’s unique and treasured culture.
Dec. 1 2017
EBI Inc. Celebrates a Year of Awards, Accolades, and Growth
Owings Mills, Maryland -- For the 10th time Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) has been ranked on HRO Today Magazine’s Pre-Employment Screening Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings. EBI has been ranked on this prestigious list more times than any other screening firm.
Sep. 13 2017
EBI & SmartRecruiters Integration Sets a New Security Standard
Owings Mills, Maryland – Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) announced today their integration with SmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company. This marks a shift in how integrations will be measured in the future, as it elevates information security to the highest standards.
Aug. 28 2017
EBI Named To The Inc. 5000 Ranking Of Fastest Growing Private U.S Companies
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations Inc. (EBI), one of the nation’s largest privately-owned employee background screening firms, was named to Inc. Magazine’s ranking of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are approximately six million private companies in the U.S.
Aug. 25 2017
EBI’s Background Screening Platform, J-One, Now Live on SAP® App Center
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) announced today that its award-winning background screening and drug testing platform, J-One, is now available on the SAP® App Center, the redesigned and consolidated digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. J-One integrates with market-leading SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM solutions to simplify background screening and drug testing for employers. The integration eliminates middleware traditionally required when integrating solutions.
Aug. 8 2017
Larry White Named President and COO of EBI
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations, Inc., (EBI), announced today that Larry White has been named President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). White will report directly to Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Richard Kurland.
May. 10 2017
EBI Earns U.S. - Swiss Privacy Shield Certification
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations, Inc., (EBI), a leading provider of background screening services, announced today it has successfully earned certification for its compliance with the U.S. – Swiss Privacy Shield Framework. EBI is one of the first background screening companies to have their certification approved.
Mar. 20 2017
EBI and Jobvite Announce Partnership to Improve Recruiting Efficiency
Owings Mills, Maryland -- Employment Background Investigations (EBI), an NAPBS accredited global background screening provider, and Jobvite, a leading provider of cloud-based, recruiting solutions for emerging, mid-market, and enterprise companies, have partnered to integrate EBI's full suite of background screening solutions within the Jobvite Hire offering.
Feb. 8 2017
EBI and Acuity Cloud Solutions Announce Partnership
Owings Mills, Maryland – EBI, an NAPBS accredited global background screening provider, and Acuity Cloud Solutions, an expert in HCM cloud-based application support and services, have partnered to support clients with an integrated background screening solution within their Oracle HCM Cloud platforms.
Jan. 12 2017
EBI Receives Privacy Shield Certification
Owings Mills, Maryland – Employment Background Investigations (EBI), a global leader in background screening, drug testing and I-9 solutions, is now officially certified under the Privacy Shield Framework. This new set of data standardization requirements was reached between the European Union and the U.S. Department of Commerce to replace the Safe Harbor Principles after they were overturned by European courts.
Jan. 9 2017
EBI Announces Candidate Care Program
Owings Mills, Maryland – January 9, 2017: Candidate Care has always been a big part of our industry-leading customer service. But the Candidate Experience is such a crucial component of any successful onboarding process that EBI feels it deserves its own team of customer service professionals to help every job applicant move smoothly through the process.
Sep. 15 2016
Curt Schwall joins EBI as VP of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
Owings Mills, Maryland – September 15, 2016 - Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) announced today that Curt Schwall will be joining their executive team as Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs.
Oct. 6 2014
EBI Proudly Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management
Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI), a global leader in the employment background screening and drug testing industry, proudly announces their certification in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management Systems.
Jun. 13 2013
EBI Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security
Owings Mills, Maryland - June 13, 2013 - Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI), a global leader in employment background screening and drug testing, announces certification in accordance with the ISO27001:2005 Standard for information security.