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 […]

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 […]

GDPR_step 6

Steps to GDPR Compliance: Privacy Impact Assessments

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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 predicting risks of […]

GDPR_step 5

Steps to GDPR Compliance: Vendor Management

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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, and knowing where […]

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 […]

Who, when, and what to check

How to Decide When, Who and What to Check

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One of the key considerations when beginning the process of background screening is deciding when you will conduct checks, who needs to be checked, and what they need to be checked for. This should be written in policy to ensure that there is a consistent approach to screening, now and in the future. But how […]

What’s the Risk with Temporary Workers?

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According to PWC’s ‘The Future of Work, a Journey to 2022’, there will be a big leap in the proportion of contractors making up the workforce. Hiring temporary staff may be a great way to bring in specialist skills and expertise, but many companies don’t identify the risks associated, often neglecting to screen vendors and […]