Quick Guide to Attracting and Keeping the Best Talent

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Bringing in a new employee can be a costly and time consuming activity for any organisation, which is why many HR departments are concerned with retaining their best employees. But how can you ensure you attract, and keep, the very best? How to Attract Qualified Candidates: Know what you want Are you directly replacing a […]

3 Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

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There have been many famous cases of employees being found to not have the qualifications or experience they claim and often when this is discovered, the harm has already been done to the business. With the cost of hiring, on-boarding and training new employees not getting cheaper, it’s important that the time and effort that […]

6 Tips for Conducting Executive Screening

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Executive hiring presents its own challenges for any company. Unlike regular employees they will have unique professional histories and higher expectations in the hiring process. The role they enter is also significantly different to a regular employer, resulting in the need for a more thorough background check. Due to the unique demands of screening executives, […]

10 Tips to Minimise Recruitment Risk

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Minimising risk is a key part of any hiring decision. In our whitepaper with the Corporate Research Forum, we looked into how companies can strike the right balance between creating a great candidate experience and still minimise risk to the business. These two goals don’t often sit hand in hand, making achieving a balance difficult. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Bulletin: Legal & Compliance – Singapore: how to notify individuals of the purposes of collection, use and disclosure of personal data

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Since the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) came into force the principle of “notification” of individuals has been enshrined in the law.  However, the PDPA remained silent on how an organisation should achieve compliance. On September 11 2014 the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) issued a “Guide to Notification” for organisations to follow in […]