Disruptive Hiring: Onfido’s Technology Checks Out With Top Investors

Disruptive Hiring: Onfido’s Technology Checks Out With Top Investors

Global companies are increasingly reliant on the services of on-demand contractors. They need to hire fast, but are often held up by background checking processes that are bureaucratic, slow and expensive to use. So, disruptive technology that renders cumbersome processes obsolete will naturally attract the business of clients, and for the entrepreneurs behind the technology, the attention and the cash of heavyweight investors from the worlds of technology, HR and the sharing economy. That is exactly what Onfido, a tech startup has just done. Onfido’s technology allows the thousands of companies to carry out global, remote verification on the workers that use their platforms. It can run background checks on everything from identity checks to criminal checks, overhauling the cumbersome paper-based process.

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W. Barry Nixon is the COO, PreemploymentDirectory.com the leading background screening information portal and online worldwide directory of professional background screening firms and Suppliers to the background screening industry. He co-authored the landmark book, Background Screening & Investigations: Managing Hiring Risk from the HR and Security Perspective. He also is the publisher of award winning newsletters, The Background Buzz and The Global Background Screener, and the author of the Background Checks column in PI Magazine.

In addition, Barry is a past recipient of the elite ‘Top 25 Influential People in Security’ by Security Magazine and past Co-Chair, International Committee for the National Association for Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). He currently serves as a Global Ambassador for NAPBS.

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