A Look Back at 2020 U.S. Compliance

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While news of the COVID-19 pandemic and related legislation dominated headlines in 2020, lawmakers and regulators in the U.S. still managed to advance an assortment of laws concerning ban the box measures, equal pay, and marijuana reform. Here is a look back at some of the key advancements in these three areas during the past […]

Four Things We Learned From the 2020 Global Benchmark Report (U.S. and Canada Special)

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HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report is based on the survey responses of nearly 1,700 people professionals worldwide who answered questions about their businesses, background screening habits, and talent acquisition challenges. It also includes insights from some of our subject matter experts, covering topics such as compliance, talent acquisition, and technology, to help highlight some of the challenges, […]

How Innovation Is Changing the Future of Career Pathways

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Imagine that you have a digital wallet, containing your verified education and employment details as digital credentials. Any time you apply for a job, you need to only share the credentials from your wallet and potential employers could instantly gain access to verified information. Sound like something from the future? In fact, it’s a reality […]

Is Your Company Ready for California’s New COVID-19 Protection Requirements?

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California tends to be a trendsetter as it pertains to employment law, and in a recent vote, the California Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Board unanimously approved new “Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations.”  These will go into effect within a few days after approval by California’s Office of Administrative Law. Major Requirements This new regulation really […]

Three Take-Aways from HireRight’s Shift to Working Remotely

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It almost goes without saying that 2020 has been tough in many workplaces. Most organizations had to suddenly pivot from traditional physical workspaces to transforming into a remote workforce, and HireRight is no different. This past March, in response to the pandemic, HireRight migrated our global customer service teams to working from home in just […]

Marijuana Wins Big On Election Day – What This Means For Employers

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on November 3, 2020. America saw a green wave sweep the country, with voters in three states, Arizona, Montana, and New Jersey, approving recreational marijuana, and voters in Mississippi approving medical marijuana. Voters in South Dakota advanced laws that legalize both medical and recreational marijuana. The result adds to a […]