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GDPR: What Happens Now? Chapter 2 – Background Screening Partners

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Welcome to our second video about the effects of the GDPR on the background screening industry. The first video – Chapter 1 – Transparency – talked about the importance of transparency in the background screening industry under the GDPR. In this video, Steve Girdler, Managing Director for International Business at HireRight, and Caroline Smith, Associate General […]

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GDPR: What Happens Now? Chapter 1 – Transparency

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Following the release of our GDPR White Paper and the GDPR implementation date (25th May 2018), we asked Steve Girdler, Managing Director for International Business at HireRight, and Caroline Smith, Associate General Counsel for EMEA and APAC at HireRight, “so what next?” What are the biggest effects and implications of the GDPR on background screening? What […]

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Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World

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‘T Ain’t What You Do (It’s The Way That You Do It): Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World With the dust barely settling since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, our data protection antennae are back on red alert in respect to the issue of data transfers in a post-Brexit world. With […]

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HireRight Katowice Wins ‘Friendly Work Environment’ Award

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ManPower’s ‘Friendly Work Environment’ Award We are delighted to announce that HireRight’s Katowice office has received a Manpower ‘Friendly Work Environment’ award. ‘Friendly Work Environment’ is a contest in which Manpower rewards their clients (around 500 companies in Poland who employ temporary workers). In the competition for the title of a Friendly Work Environment among all Manpower clients, only 29 received […]

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We Need to Talk About Data…

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Whether you are a data processor or controller, you need first-rate security intent measures. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has quite honestly stricken fear into the hearts of many companies, but where many saw a challenge, HireRight saw the opportunity to demonstrate to our clients and candidates that we are taking […]

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Comparing Background Check Practices Around the World

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Background screening practices naturally vary from country to country. In the US, background screening has been commonplace for many years, whereas in EMEA and APAC, the markets are still emerging. With our global operations covering all three of these regions, HireRight is well-positioned to speak to people worldwide about their background screening practices. The infographic below […]

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The Future of Resourcing – 28th June 2018 @ IoD, London

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On Thursday 28th June, HireRight and the Corporate Research Forum (CRF) presented the findings of their recent research to a room of HireRight clients, including senior HRs from the financial services sector, at the beautiful Grade-I listed Institute of Directors (IoD) in Pall Mall, London. Hosted by Steve Girdler, Managing Director for HireRight EMEA and APAC, the afternoon session […]

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6 Reasons Businesses Use Background Screening

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Why Background Screening? In many countries, background screening is part and parcel of the recruitment process, but in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), this is often not the case. Screening is still relatively new to many countries in EMEA, and with the exception of regulated industries such as financial services, it is far […]