News | April 26, 2012

Garda Launches New Pre-Employment Screening Office In Calgary

Background Screening Unit will Help Clients Manage Booming Job Market in Western Canada

MONTREAL, Q.C (Marketwire - April 26, 2012) - Garda Pre-Employment Screening & HR Solutions, Canada's leading background screening firm, announced today the launch of its new office in Calgary.

"Alberta's economy is one of the strongest in Canada and the job market is booming with over 100,000 new positions created within the last year," said Nadine Lecomte, Vice President - Pre-Employment Solutions & HR. "It is critical that companies recruit the proper candidate for a given position. Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping clients find the right people with the skills to fulfill the job requirements and ensure a safe working environment."

Garda Pre-Employment Screening & HR Solutions provides services for Canada's top corporations and government institutions. The company will offer vital services to companies managing the booming job market within Western Canada in background screening, verifications of financial information, references, employment, academic background, criminal record checks and credentials. Through key relationships and partnerships, Garda also offers value added services, including drug and alcohol testing, psychometric assessments and fingerprinting.

ABOUT GARDA PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING SERVICES & HR SOLUTIONS
As a leader in pre-employment screening services, Garda's experienced team of professionals ensures its clients receive the information they need to make informed hiring decisions promptly and accurately. Our services include criminal record checks, credit reports, references, education, professional accreditation as well as psychometric assessments and drug and alcohol testing. No matter where our clients are located or where their candidates are from, Garda can meet their hiring needs. Our highly secure online system provides the flexibility needed to make requests, track their progressions and access results quickly and easily. Our clients rely on Garda for their background screening needs and regain the time they need to focus on talent acquisition.

ABOUT GARDA
Garda (TSX:GW) is a global provider of security solutions, cash logistics and global risk consulting. With headquarters in Montreal, Canada, the firm's 45,000 dedicated professionals, among the most highly qualified and best-trained in the industry, serve clients in countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Garda works with clients in a broad range of sectors and industries including financial institutions, retailers, manufacturers, insurance companies, governments, humanitarian relief organizations and the natural resources, construction and telecommunications. The company's decentralized management philosophy and structure encourages employees to be entrepreneurial and performance-driven in their approach to client service and the pursuit of excellence in all they do. Garda's global experts take the time to fully understand their clients' business goals and objectives in order to customize solutions with strong local engagement that meet their needs. As a result, clients can improve operational performance, meet their business obligations, and achieve their corporate objectives. With proven experience and a commitment to ensuring the highest ethical standards in everything the Corporation does, Garda has earned a reputation for integrity, leadership and uncompromising safety standards. Most importantly, businesses, governments, and individual clients place their trust in Garda. For more information, visit: www.garda.com

SOURCE: Garda World Security Corporation

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