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 […]

5 Tips to Prepare for your Background Check

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You’ve applied to a job and had a fantastic interview and now, you have to undergo a background check.  It may seem intimidating and invasive, but in reality, it is generally just a verification or confirmation process of information you have already provided to the employer. It could also include a review of public records […]

From Top to Bottom: Why screening due diligence pays

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Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA, talks to the Business Reporter on the importance of background screening. HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening challenges so you can focus on what’s important to you; attracting top talent. HireRight provides employment background screening services to organisations of any size, in every industry, and […]

To be Global, Act Local

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Driven by a number of factors, such as the economic growth, increasing globalisation and fierce competition for talent, global recruitment and talent attraction will continue to be a key focus for many employers in 2015 and beyond. Employers interested in expanding their business beyond their national borders, or to hire talent from abroad must be […]

FAQs on checking employees’ right to work in the UK

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How to avoid a £20,000 fine for employing illegal workers Employers have a legal duty to prevent illegal working in the UK and avoid unlawful discrimination while doing so. The implications of not checking employees’ right to work can not only be costly and damaging to an organisation’s professional reputation but may also disqualify the […]

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Myer executive fired over misleading CV

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Retail giant Myer is investigating the recent hiring of a senior executive, amid allegations the information contained in the manager’s CV was misleading. Myer announced the appointment of Andrew Flanagan to the role of group general manager of strategy and business development on June 18 but terminated his employment on Tuesday, his first day on […]