Contingent Workers Pose Security Gap for Many Companies

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A recent article by Talent Management revealed a significant security gap in many organizations’ employment screening programs. As companies increasingly turn to contingent workers (temps, contractors, vendor and partner employees) to fulfill their workforce needs, their exposure to risk could be increasing, since many organizations do not perform background checks on temporary workers. According to […]

Rise in Temporary Labor, Fall in Safety

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As economists are beginning to predict that the economy is showing signs of a turnaround, the first area in which the economy is seeing an uptick in hiring is the contingent workforce. In fact, a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released last month pointed out the significant and steady growth in the contingent labor sector. […]

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Mitigating Extended Workforce Risk

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No one has to tell a security professional about the growing importance of background screening. More than 80% of large U.S. organizations now perform some kind of criminal background check on potential new hires, and more and more companies are checking employment history, education, driving records, credit history, sex offender registries, restricted parties lists and […]