5 traits of effective employment background screening

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An effective background screening program provides many benefits for employers including maintaining compliance, improving the quality of hire and mitigating liability risks. By understanding the key traits of other successful background screening programs, you will be able to successfully design or review your current background screening program to achieve these benefits. 1. Focus on Timeliness […]

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2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report

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HireRight today announced the availability of its 2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. The annual report of hiring and screening practices surveyed more than 1,600 hiring and talent management professionals in companies of all sizes and in a wide range of industries. “Our sixth annual HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report marks the release of the […]

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Steve Girdler named new Managing Director for EMEA region

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HireRight, a global leader in background screening, has appointed Steve Girdler as Managing Director of EMEA. Based in London, Girdler will report to HireRight’s Senior Managing Director, EMEA and APAC, Dan Shoemaker. In his new role, Girdler will oversee all HireRight operations in EMEA, with employees in the UK, Poland, Spain and Estonia as well […]

Free Staff Fraudscape Breakfast Briefing: 4 April 2013

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HireRight is pleased to be hosting the launch of this year’s CIFAS Staff Fraudscape report on Thursday 4th April, 8.30-10.30am, at The Hub – Westminster in London. Compiled from information shared by CIFAS members in the Staff Fraud Database, the Staff Fraudscape report gives a clear picture of the fraud landscape in the UK. The […]

CIPD report employment set to rise despite stalling economic growth

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The latest Labour Market Outlook winter 2012-13 report, published by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and SuccessFactors, suggests that employment may continue to grow during the first quarter of 2013 despite a backdrop of stalling economic growth. The report explores a number of reasons for this ‘jobs enigma’, and also looks at […]

Positive end to 2012 as recruitment rises and application irregularities fall

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2012 closed on a positive note with analysis of HireRight’s EMEA screenings in December 2012 showing hiring rates 16.25% up compared with the same period in 2011. There was also some respite from the trend of increasing irregularities in pre-employment screening checks – the final quarter of 2012 found the number of applications containing at least […]