Enterprise employment screening

Red Flags without Due Diligence

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We understand how difficult it can be to keep up with all the changes occurring with the EEOC and the other regulatory bodies in the healthcare world. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just schedule a one-on-one personal session with a lawyer who specializes in this area to answer all your questions? Well we’ve […]

Is Your Applicant Lying?

Is Your Applicant Lying?

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This article is Part 2 in a series on key findings from HireRight’s 2014 Health Care Spotlight report based on survey respondents specific to that industry in HireRight’s annual Employment Screening Benchmarking Survey. This article reveals the prevalence of applicant fraud. Finding qualified talent can be a major challenge for health care organizations of all […]

Federal Court Dismisses EEOC Background Check Disparate Impact Lawsuit

Federal Court Dismisses EEOC Background Check Disparate Impact Lawsuit

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On August 9, 2013, a Maryland federal district court judge dismissed the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Title VII disparate impact lawsuit against Freeman without trial. The lawsuit was over supposed discriminatory background checks and was dismissed due to discrepancies in the EEOC’s expert report. However, the court understood and acknowledged the business purposes […]

Hiring Trends in Health Care Show High Demand and Heavy Competition for Talent According to HireRight Employment Screening Report

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Facing considerable competition for talent and addressing the ever-changing regulatory landscape continue to be top concerns for health care institutions, according to the HireRight Health Care Spotlight. Derived from the 2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, the Spotlight focuses on the hiring and screening practices in the health care industry and includes survey responses from […]

7 Key Teammates Required for a Successful Background Screening Implementation

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Some of the most important assets that a health care organization has are its employees, vendors, and volunteers. These assets, however, are only as valuable as their qualifications. One of the most important is the ability to pass background checks. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), along with state and federal agencies, offers compliance guidelines […]