#3 Behind the Screens: From paper files to best practice policy leadership – the transformation of Australia’s background screening industry

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#BehindTheScreens in Australia Welcome to another article in the #BehindTheScreens series. Join us as we dive into the details to discuss effective background screening with the people powering the process. Summa McCosker has been working in Australia’s background screening industry since 1998. She founded PeopleCheck in 2006, which was acquired by HireRight in 2019. Now […]

#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, Country Manager 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 to […]

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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 […]