What Health Care Providers Should Know Before Outsourcing Background Screening Duties

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The rapid growth of negligent hiring and negligent retention claims against health care organizations are financially devastating. Employers fighting these claims are almost guaranteed to lose, and lose big. Health care organizations have about a 75% losing rate with an average payout summing to over one million dollars per case of negligence. A case study […]

House Democrats Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Bill

House Democrats Introduce Comprehensive Immigration Bill Designed to Receive Bipartisan Support

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Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL), introduced the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (H.R. 15) on October 2, 2013. The comprehensive immigration reform bill modeled after Senate bill 744, had 161 co-sponsors as of October 6. Provisions of the bill would carry out the following: Expand the scope of E-Verify and authorize its use; […]


5 Need to Knows About E-Verify and the Government Shutdown

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As a result of the government shutdown, users will be unable to access their E-Verify account. During the shutdown, users will be unable to: Enroll any company in E-Verify Verify employment eligibility View or take action on any case Edit your company information Run reports Among others. In addition, employees will be unable to resolve […]


U.S. Employers Report Concerning Gap in Background Screening Foreign Experience of Employees

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As found in HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, employers are continuing to experience struggles with recruiting and hiring qualified employees. To assist with this challenge, many organizations in the United States are looking outside the country’s borders to help them identify new candidates and fill open positions. In fact, 55% of the respondents to […]


3 Ways Firms are Taking On the Trucker Shortage

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The trucker shortage has been a source of constant concern on the lips of recruiters and investors. While floating below the catastrophic 400,000 trucker shortage that analysts predicted coming into 2010, the shortage is expected to rise well above 200,000 and beyond in the coming months. Due to rising turnover rates between firms big and […]

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Stop Making Excuses: Global Screening Is Just Too Important to Neglect

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Despite continued strong unemployment numbers, employers continue to report struggling with talent acquisition. As a result, many are turning to non-traditional sources of talent, like recruiting from abroad. HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, in fact, reveals that 55 percent of employers are actively recruiting candidates with foreign backgrounds. This new talent pool, however, has […]