Latest Research: Application Discrepancies Remain High at 63%

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Analysis of HireRight’s EMEA and APAC screenings between July and September 2016 has shown: Nearly two thirds (63%) of job applications contained errors or issues in Q3 2016, the same high levels as seen in the first half of the year. Education and Employment remain the verifications most vulnerable to issues. With discrepancy rates remaining […]

New eBook: Background Checks For Dummies

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HR professionals know that using an industry-recognised background checking company to help verify that job candidates are telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about their credentials is a key component to creating a safe and more productive workplace, and ensuring they get the best employees around. But what actually goes […]

Technology in Recruitment: Screening Beyond Screens

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With technology playing such an integral part in our lives, candidates are increasingly expecting the recruitment process to be a slick, digital experience – and this demand is only going to increase. So how can HR teams stay ahead of the competition, providing easy-to-use and reliable services that present your company in the best light, […]

Top 5 Background Screening Challenges

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When it comes to conducting background screening on employees, speed and efficiency are two of EMEA HR departments’ key struggles. But there is a balancing act to create between efficiency gains and ensuring that checks are thorough and help make the best hiring decisions. Our 2016 research of EMEA HR departments has provided insight into the […]

2017 EMEA Benchmarking Survey: Have Your Say

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Our annual Employment Screening Benchmarking survey is back! Our 2016 survey had over 3,000 respondents globally, but we think we can do better. The 2016 report revealed that finding, retaining and/or developing talent was the biggest business challenge being faced, is that still the case going into 2017? Is time-to-hire still the most pressing screening […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Employers do Background Checks

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Employers generally do not assume that people applying for jobs are lying on their CVs and job applications – quite the contrary. The background check is often a final step taken by employers to help ensure a sound hiring decision and protect them and their employees from a number of potential risks. Job Competence For […]

How do Background Checks Benefit Employees?

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You’ve applied to a great company, aced the interview, and are now on your way to a new job! Suddenly, that same great company wants to check your background to confirm you have all of the skills you listed on your CV and job application, and to ensure you’re not a risk to the workplace […]

Background screening discrepancy rates at highest point since Q3 2013 (infographic)

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Overall, discrepancy rates in background screening have risen steadily throughout 2014, with more than half of the screenings undertaken by HireRight in EMEA and APAC between July and September containing a lie or inaccuracy. This rate is at its highest point for over a year (Q3 2013).     HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through […]