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The Background Screening Gap that Many HR Professionals are Overlooking

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Many organizations in the United States actively recruit individuals who have lived, studied, or worked in another country. Hiring individuals with foreign experience or backgrounds can add valuable new perspectives to an organization and can serve as tangible evidence of a commitment to diversity. However, only 15% of the employers who responded to HireRight’s 2014 […]

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How are Organizations Leveraging Social Media For Recruiting?

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According to a recent Pew Research study, as of September 2013, 73% of online adults use social media. Not surprisingly, many human resources professionals are actively seeking new ways to reach potential job candidates through this expanding channel and incorporate it into their overall hiring practices. However, while social media can present many exciting new opportunities […]

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How Background Screening Amplifies Your Talent Acquisition Efforts

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Hiring top talent and minimizing the risk of bad hires are essential goals for all organizations. After all, employees are the face of organizations to both customers and the world, and high-caliber employees who deliver on their commitments are a keystone of building great organizations. Creating effective hiring practices, including employment screening, are an investment […]

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Are You Adequately Addressing the Potential Risks of Hiring a More Global Workforce?

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To address the very commonly reported “talent gap”, many employers are looking outside their country’s borders to source talent with sought-after skills and experience. In fact, according to HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, more than half of employers are actively recruiting people who have lived, worked, or studied in another country. These employers are […]

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Re-Screening Current Employees: An Important Part of Your Background Screening Program

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The lingering impact of the global recession coupled with a reported lack of qualified talent have led many employers to seek out non-traditional approaches to managing talent, like asking current employees to take on additional responsibilities, sourcing employees with foreign backgrounds, and looking to contingent workers to take on business-critical duties. Unfortunately, as revealed by […]