Common Recruiter Questions about Background Screening HireRight

10 Common Recruiter Questions About Background Checks

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At HireRight, we conduct approximately 13 million background checks each year. That’s a lot of checks! So it’s not uncommon to get questions from recruiters about the background screening process. (In fact, we have found that we tend to receive the same questions from recruiters over and over again.) So, we’ve answered some of them here. You’ll […]

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On-Demand Services: Please – Slow, No Passing

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When it comes to background checks, taking shortcuts can be hazardous Hiring companies frequently ask background check companies why background checks can take days. “Why can’t you just hit a few keys on a computer, like they do on TV shows,” they wonder. The answer comes in two parts. The first is that making it […]

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Is Your Candidate Experience Really Mobile?

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The new on-demand economy has conditioned us to become time-starved mobile consumers seeking instant gratification. I can now order a car to pick me up virtually wherever I am or even deliver groceries to my doorstep with a few taps on my smartphone. Our media and content is now centered around what we want and […]

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Using Insurance MVRs for Hiring Purposes – A Risky Practice

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When hiring commercial drivers, motor carriers will routinely contact their insurance agent to have drivers added to their business insurance policy. The agency will then run a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) to determine if the driver meets the underwriting guidelines of the policy. In some instances, insurance agencies provide the MVRs they ordered to their […]

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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 […]