Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 8 of 12

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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 the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-ready.


Is the EEOC Forcing You To Change How You Hire?

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With today’s struggling economy and highly competitive job market, employers are being asked to make tough decisions about well-qualified applicants during the hiring process. A pre-employment background check can add much-needed clarity to this process, by verifying an applicant’s stated credentials and revealing important risk factors in the applicant’s history. Essentially, a background check can […]

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6 Reasons Companies Made Bad Hires in 2012

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A recent study by CareerBuilder reveals how frequently companies choose the wrong candidate when filling job openings and how costly it can be. According to an online survey of 2,494 hiring managers and human resources professionals, 69 percent of their companies experienced costly bad hires in 2012. Just one bad hire can be highly detrimental […]