Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 7 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than six months away from becoming law.

In our 12-part blog series exploring the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU, HireRight’s Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses key issues and concepts to get your employment screening program GDPR-Ready.

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 6 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now just six months away from becoming law and many global companies are not fully prepared for this major legislation.

In our 12-part blog series exploring the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU, HireRight Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-Ready.

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 4 of 12

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than a year away. Yet, there still seems to be some way to go for most companies affected to achieve compliance with the new regulations.

On the first Thursday of each month, HireRight releases another step in the “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series, aimed at addressing some key issues that are closely related to the HireRight services.

Now it’s time to continue the journey with Step 4 on the road to GDPR compliance!

U.S. vs. EMEA: In Sync or Oceans Apart in Background Check Practices and Perspectives?

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Based on HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Reports published by our United States (U.S.) and Europe/Middle East/Asia (EMEA) regions, it appears that more than just a vast ocean separates us.

While we found a number of similarities in background screening practices between these two areas, we also uncovered a number of differences regarding how, why, when and what we verify when conducting an employee background check.

Take a look!

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 3 of 12

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Step one in “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series covered candidate consent and information notices. Consent is not only vital to HireRight’s service but also on the route to compliance.

Now it’s time to continue the journey towards Step 3 on the road to GDPR compliance: Will subject access rights become the Vogue under the GDPR?