Education, Education, Education: Schooling Claims Overtake Employment as Top CV ‘Lie’

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Two in five job applications contain false information about educational achievements. Latest HireRight Candidate Health Check reveals more than half of CVs contain one or more errors. Almost one-third of applications now contain false professional qualifications and membership claims. Jobseekers are more likely to include inaccurate details about their education history than any other aspect […]

Video presentation: Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA, HireRight

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‘What’s at stake? Executives and your corporate reputation’. Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA at HireRight, discusses the importance of entrusting your business’s reputation to the correct leadership at the CIFAS Staff Fraudscape breakfast briefing earlier this month. To watch the full presentation click here HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening […]

Re-screening current employees: An important part of your background screening program

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The lingering impact of the global recession coupled with a reported lack of qualified talent have led many employers to seek out different approaches to managing talent, like asking current employees to take on additional responsibilities and looking to contingent workers to take on business-critical duties. Unfortunately, as revealed by HireRight’s 2014 Employment Screening Benchmarking […]

Fake job applications most common entry point for fraudsters, says CIFAS

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Experts call for culture change as staff fraud cases continue to rise. Organisations are most vulnerable to employee fraudsters at the recruitment stage, according to the latest report from the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service, CIFAS. Read the full article in People Management   HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening challenges […]

Stop Making Excuses: Global Screening is Just Too Important to Neglect

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Despite continued strong unemployment numbers, employers continue to report struggling with talent acquisition. As a result, many are turning to non-traditional sources of talent, like recruiting from abroad. HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, in fact, reveals that 55 percent of employers are actively recruiting candidates with foreign backgrounds. This new talent pool, however, has […]

Free Event: Fraudscape Breakfast Briefing 8 April 2014

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HireRight is pleased to be hosting the launch of this year’s CIFAS Fraudscape report in relation to internal fraud. The event will be free to attend and will take place at Prospero House (near Borough tube station) in London on Tuesday 8 April 2014, 8.30-10.30am. This report is an annual analysis of the confirmed frauds recorded to […]

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Time to re-examine reliance on criminal record checks

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 Many UK businesses use criminal record checks as the final seal of approval in the recruitment process, using it to verify the character and suitability of a job applicant. However, the law change on 10th March 2014 reducing rehabilitation periods for many offences should prompt HR departments and boards to re-examine their approach. Now is the time to […]

6 Tips to Meet the Unique Challenges of Executive Background Screening

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While most companies have developed some type of employment background screening program for individual contributors, managers, directors and even temporary employees, many have not developed a well thought out process for screening executives. However, this is one of the most critical groups of employees to screen. An executive with a history of negligent behavior and […]