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The Candidate Experience: From First Impression to Onboarding

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As part of our preparations for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we created the HireRight Candidate Commitment – our promise to candidates who trust us with their personal data. We make these eight commitments to every candidate we screen. We will manage your data as required by regulation We will be clear and transparent […]

How to Run a Successful Rescreening Program

How to Run a Successful Rescreening Program

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Rescreening current employees is still something many businesses do not recognise as a key component to a solid and reliable background screening program. The 2018 HireRight EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Survey reveals that 39% of employees are rescreened after being promoted or changing roles, but only 15% currently rescreen employees with no status change (in the same […]

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Steps to GDPR Compliance: The GDPR is in Force!

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Step 12 – Go Live Today is the day! The 25th May 2018, and the GDPR is finally in force! After 2 years of preparation, including a Brexit hiccup, we have finally reached this milestone. All organisations hopefully are as prepared as they can be, but the GDPR really is a brave new world in respect to […]

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Five Elements of Fast-Growth Businesses in 2018

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Our 2018 EMEA Employment Background Screening Benchmark Report found that 71% of companies are looking to grow their workforce this year, compared with 57% last year. For those that are growing, many are doing so aggressively, with 30% planning on growing more than 6% in the next 12 months. What is it that sets these fast-growth businesses […]

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Two Weeks To Go Until the GDPR Takes Effect

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With a go-live date of 25th May 2018, it is the final countdown to get your processes in alignment with the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Whether you are based in or have customers within the European Union, the GDPR will have an impact on the way that you do business. As such many […]

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Steps to GDPR Compliance: Liability

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Step 11 – Liability “You are my Everest” – Scaling the heights of GDPR compliance and navigating GDPR fines Introduction One of the first headline-grabbing pieces of news about the GDPR was the new level of fines that a Supervisory Authority could levy in respect to breach of privacy laws – the equivalent of scaling […]

HireRight EMEA ISO27001:2013 Certification - Q&A with Jason Bryant

HireRight EMEA is ISO 27001:2013 Certified

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Following HireRight EMEA’s attainment of the ISO 27001:2013 Certification for data security, we’ve spoken to Jason Bryant to find out more about what it is and why it is such a big deal. Hi Jason. Tell us a little bit about your role at HireRight and what an Information Security Manager is responsible for? As […]

GDPR Compliance Step 9 - Technical and Security Measures

Steps to GDPR Compliance: Security and Technical Measures

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Step 9 – ISO27001: A Data Privacy Odyssey: How to Demonstrate Technical and Security Measures Under the GDPR Introduction Under current privacy laws, only one of the privacy principles applies directly to a data processor, and that is to ensure that adequate security and technical measures are in place.  The GDPR mirrors this obligation on […]