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2021 Benchmark: APAC Regional Spotlight

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APAC has experienced substantial volatility since early 2020. The ongoing fight against the pandemic has fundamentally changed business operations in the region including employee hiring and verification, as well as enabling and supporting remote workforces. Yet we already see broad-based progress across various sectors as businesses prepare for economies to reopen. Recovery is happening in […]

#2 Behind the Screens: Shining a light on background screening in Japan through transparency, education and data

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#BehindTheScreens in Japan In this interview piece, HireRight Japan leaders Akiko Wakaizumi, Senior Operations and Business Development Manager and long-time colleague Tris Fenwick, co-founder of J-Screen sit down to talk about the history, development, and the intricacies of background screening in the country. Akiko and Tris are both screening industry veterans and have always sought […]

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To Collect ID or Not to Collect, That is the Question….

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From 1 September 2019, organisations will be required to adhere to the Advisory Guidelines (“Guidelines”) on the Personal Data Protection Act of Singapore (“PDPA”), which includes provisions on the collection, use and disclosure of the Singapore National Registration Identity Card (“NRIC”).  The question is, will this impact the collection and processing of the NRIC when […]