Screening Trends and Predictions for 2016

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Making predictions about interesting screening trends for the next year is one of my most fun year-end activities, just marginally less exciting than the plethora of holiday festivities and family gatherings that are about to be unleashed.

With a customer base of tens of thousands of organizations, we at HireRight like to think that we have a fairly keen sense for the trends that are happening in recruiting generally, and background screening in particular.

In 2016, we believe a number of existing screening trends will continue to accelerate:

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“I’ve already provided this information!” – How an integrated ATS and screening solution can help HR and stop irritating candidates.

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Few things bother consumers as much as having a phone support rep tell them to provide their account number, even though they already had to enter it just to be able to speak with the rep to begin with. Unfortunately for HR, this also occurs frequently during job applications, especially when the applicant tracking system […]

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New Regulations Impacting Employment Screening in New York

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  New York City (NYC) has passed two new regulations in recent months that place additional responsibilities on employers conducting employment background checks. These laws are now coming into effect and employers should be prepared to comply with both: Limits to the use of credit checks We had previously discussed Bill 261-A, which limits the […]