Because it would just be plain silly to hire wrong. HireRight provides pre-employment screening services for human resources and security professionals. The company helps businesses perform background verification, drug screening, and skills and behavioral assessment for prospective new hires. HireRight calls its main product offering on-demand because it's available via the Web. The company has particular expertise in serving the transportation, health care, education, financial services, gaming, and retail industries, among others. HireRight was bought by Altegrity in August 2008.