How to get a Candidate Prepared for Screening

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We all recognise the importance of the candidate experience in the background screening process; a bad experience might put off even the most enthusiastic of candidates. One way to help make the background screening as smooth as possible is to get the candidate fully prepared for what is to come. Providing them information up front […]

What’s in a Background Check?

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In the modern world it’s becoming increasingly important to be sure who you’re hiring, so many HR departments are now turning to background check companies like HireRight to help them get the right information. But what is covered in background screening? There can be numerous checks that make up one employee screening, which ones you […]

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 […]

4 Takeaway Tips from our 2016 EMEA Benchmarking Report

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Having studied all the data from our 2016 EMEA Benchmarking survey we have pulled together our top 4 takeaway tips for employee focused businesses. With more companies hiring, the race is on to get the best talent, yet there are still issues distracting HR teams, such as skills shortages, unexpected departures, and internal demands. Due […]

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 […]