Edge Information Management, Inc. has unveiled its latest product i9AdvantEdge, thereby helping organizations in completing the Form I-9 processes speedily. Paper documentation or filing can now be avoided as i9AdvantEdge helps companies to electronically store all the essential information regarding their employees as needed by government. Immediate verification of identity and work authorization through Homeland Security is now possible as the system allows the option to connect to E-Verify for the same.
It is mandatory and legally-bounded to ascertain the identity and employment eligibility of all the new recruits for all U.S. employers. Companies are however often challenged due to fraud, weak verification and record keeping procedures, resulting in compliance infringements like prison sentences, penalty of assets or civil fines.
I-9 process can now be complied to in a simplified, rapid and paperless manner with i9AdvantEdge. Edge’s pioneering web-based system, WebScreen allows users to access i9AdvantEdge either as a standalone product or incorporated with any Applicant Tracking System or ATS.
In a release, Joe Langford, president of Edge Information Management, said, “i9AdvantEdge is an excellent tool for companies that want to move away from their paper process of collecting and storing I-9 forms to a simple and efficient electronic method. The integration of this automated I-9 solution into our current background screening application, WebScreen, conveniently consolidates two critical aspects of the hiring process and greatly reduces the number of errors typically made on I-9 forms. We are very excited to deliver such a smooth system that gives all companies, regardless of size, the capability to both streamline and monitor their I-9 process at an economical rate.”
Users can enter dummy data at a training site made available by i9AdvantEdge before entering the actual data. i9AdvantEdge offers users an option to immediately access E-Verify. Paper forms and filing can now be eliminated with the solution’s digital I-9 storage. Users are warned if employee details have been entered before. The system also offers total help when the user is not able to find records of a particular employee. Optimal security is also provided by the system, which manages several permission levels.
Edited by Brooke Neuman