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Whether you are developing a new background screening program or need to review an existing one, employers can take immediate steps to help ensure an effective screening program with these seven best practices.
1. Get Buy-In
To gain support for background screening internally, educate key decision makers and stakeholders about the benefits [...]
As the workforce of many organizations becomes more globalized, new challenges are created in maintaining an effective and compliant employment background screening program.
Organizations that expand their operations overseas, or utilize workers who have lived, studied, or worked in a foreign country, must ensure that they adapt their background screening policies to address [...]
Employers that recently began requiring login credentials for a job candidate’s social media profile has created a firestorm around privacy concerns and the use of social media for pre-employment screening. While these cases bring the use of social media for background screening under the spotlight, studies indicate that a vast majority of organizations [...]
While the adoption of employment background checks by small business is increasing, many employers may still be exposed to risk with an inadequate background checking program. According to the HireRight Small Business Spotlight, 95 percent of survey respondents are currently requiring a background check or planning to start performing background checks.
Employment background screening is a small business’ first line of defense to help mitigate hiring risks such as poor quality of hires, potential employment claims and compliance hazards. While these risks might hurt a larger business, they could effectively jeopardize the smaller business’ entire future.
With the right employment background screening program in [...]
In today’s employment environment, it is essential that human resources professionals monitor and address current trends that are impacting employment background screening. If organizations fail to address new background screening trends, they could find themselves exposed to risk or compliance concerns.
Among the most prominent trends that are currently impacting background screening are [...]
- Candidate Experience
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