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First Advantage Joins Ultimate Software's UltiPro Developer Network
[March 01, 2018]

First Advantage Joins Ultimate Software's UltiPro Developer Network

First Advantage, the world's largest background screening firm announced today that they have joined the Ultimate Software UltiPro® Developer Network (UDN). The new partnership gives First Advantage and Ultimate Software the ability to integrate their solutions to make it easier for mutual customers to exchange bi-directional data between UltiPro's HCM solution and First Advantage's background screening services in real time.

The UltiPro Developer Network allows partners to build an out-of-the-box integration to Ultimate Software's UltiPro platform and provides them with information, resources and documentation to meet Ultimate Software's standards and best practices. The UDN program is designed to give customers access to seamless, real-time integrations built in the cloud between UltiPro and an ecosystem of best-in-class partners.

With bi-directional real-time access to Direct Advantage from Ultimate Software's UltiPro ecosystem, the integration with Direct Advantage is an end-to-end talent acquisition application that gives customers insight into their talent pipeline. Direct Advantage is a web-based screening tool that captures all the required elements organizations need to conduct candidate screenings, including pre-employment, rescreening, volunteer and contingent labor screenings.

With this integration, joint customers benefit from a unified experience across UltiPro and Direct Advantage without upfront development time or complex maintenance updates. This results in lower total cost of ownership, quicker onboarding, and easier adoption by recruiters and candidates.

About Ultimate Software
Ultimate is a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions, with more than 35 million peole records in the cloud. Ultimate's award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, and time and labor management solutions that connect people with the information they need to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate is headquartered in Weston, Fla., and employs more than 4,000 professionals. In 2017, Fortune ranked Ultimate #7 on its prestigious 100 Best Companies to Work For list; #1 on its 10 Best Large Workplaces in Technology; and #2 on its 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Also in 2017, Ultimate ranked #7 on Forbes' 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies and #2 on People's 50 Companies That Care; the National Customer Service Association named Ultimate the top Service Organization of the Year in the Large-Business category; Gartner (News - Alert) positioned Ultimate a "Leader" in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM Suites for Midmarket and Large Enterprises; and Nucleus Research named Ultimate a "Leader" in its HCM Technology Value Matrix. Ultimate has more than 4,000 customers with employees in 160 countries, including Bloomin' Brands, Culligan International, Feeding America, Major League Baseball, Red Roof Inn, SUBWAY, Texas Roadhouse and Yamaha (News - Alert) Corporation of America. More information on Ultimate's products and services for people management can be found at

"Because of our global presence, we believe this integration will transform our global customers because of real-time status updates, in-country compliance, and the increased accuracy, speed, and agility it brings to recruiters all over the world," said Raj Chopra, senior vice president of business development at First Advantage. "Not only will employers be able to automate more of their screening processes and reduce their time-to-hire, candidates will be able to experience more ease and versatility in navigating the application process through mobile devices."

About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and superior customer service delivered by experts who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More information about First Advantage can be accessed at

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