Who, when, and what to check

How to Decide When, Who and What to Check

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One of the key considerations when beginning the process of background screening is deciding when you will conduct checks, who needs to be checked, and what they need to be checked for. This should be written in policy to ensure that there is a consistent approach to screening, now and in the future. But how […]

How to Improve Your Onboarding Process

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You’ve found the best candidate, they passed their screening and they’ve accepted the job, great! But your work doesn’t stop there. Now it’s all about the onboarding process, and making sure their first day is one to remember. As The Forum of In House Recruiters point out, first impressions count, and your onboarding strategy may […]

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 […]

Top 5 Tips to Create a Great Candidate Experience

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You’ve decided it’s time to look at your candidate experience, but have no idea where to start, or what you could do to improve it. With the rise of social media, it’s more important than ever. Negative experiences can be shared quickly to wide audience, and before long your reputation can take a hit. So […]

Top 10 HireRight Blogs of 2016

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2016 has seen some interesting shifts in background screening, with new trends becoming apparent, new legislation in some industries, and some important legal changes in data. Recap our top news of the year with our top 10 blogs of 2016. We’ll see you next year!   How to Create a Great Candidate Experience – the […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Video Interview

4 Benefits of Video Interviews

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In the digital age, it’s becoming more and more likely that the first time you meet your future employee will be by video call. But can video calls be as effective for evaluating whether someone is right for a role? There are many benefits of conducting an interview by video: Convenience: With the workforce becoming ever […]