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 […]

HireRight: Onboarding Talent, Not Risk

Onboarding Talent, Not Risk

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We at HireRight think that some people have got background screening all wrong. It can be seen by some as a witch hunt, but we view it very differently. We work with national and global businesses to help them with onboarding talent, not risk, allowing our clients to verify that their candidates are suitable for […]

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Steps to GDPR Compliance: Data Breach

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Step 7 – Data Breaches “Once more unto the breach….” Why galvanising your troops to deal with data breach is a key part to compliance with the GDPR Introduction to data breaches The GDPR introduces a duty on organisations to report certain data breaches to their supervisory authority (Article 33) and, in some cases, to […]

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Steps to GDPR Compliance: Privacy Impact Assessments

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Step 6 – Use Privacy Impact Assessments to Measure the Impact of Data Processing Operations Crash Test Dummy – Why every prudent processor of data should use Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) We all feel more secure when we get into our cars knowing they are kitted out with multiple safety features developed through testing and […]

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Steps to GDPR Compliance: Vendor Management

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Step 5 – Vendor Management Through the GDPR looking glass… “She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it)” – Why all entities processing data should follow the “very good advice” to “know your Vendor” Introduction In Step 2 of our GDPR blog series, we talked about the importance of data mapping, […]

What were 2017’s Top Business Challenges?

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HireRight’s 2017 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report asked HR professionals from across the region to provide their opinion on the challenges and trends for the year. But what were the most prevalent business challenges HR teams were facing? Once again finding, retaining and developing talent came out on top, with 50% naming it one of […]

The Value of Screening

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Background screening is still a developing concept for many in the EMEA region, yet those who have embraced screening as part of their risk mitigation policy are seeing the benefits and the value of screening. HireRight’s 2017 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report revealed that a staggering 73% of companies who screen had found issues that […]