background screening services

Employers Report Seeing Real Benefits from their Employment Screening Programs

Posted · Add Comment

Employment screening has evolved to a near ubiquitous place in the landscape of the U.S. workplace, with almost every organization polled by HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report survey reporting that it has some sort of background screening program in place. For these 97% of respondents, background screening produces clear, easily identifiable benefits. In fact, […]

background checks candidate experience

3 Ways Background Screening Impacts Candidate Experience

Posted · Add Comment

Despite strong unemployment rates, organizations continue to cite talent acquisition as a core business challenge. It is no mystery, therefore, that improving the candidate experience has become of paramount importance for employers. The repercussions of a poor candidate experience can be extensive and powerful – you could not only be losing your best candidates, but […]

social media social networking screening

The Evolving Practice of Social Media Background Screening

Posted · Add Comment

Even with unemployment rates in the United States hovering around 8 percent, employers are still challenged by talent acquisition. In its 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, HireRight reports that finding, hiring and retaining talent remains employers’ top business challenge – a continued trend over the last several years. With this in mind, it’s no wonder […]

pre employment background screening trends

3 Key Trends Affecting Employers

Posted · Add Comment

In its 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, based on a survey of more than 1,600 HR, security and management professionals, HireRight discusses some of the major trends that are currently affecting employers. Leaders in these organizations are grappling with a wide variety of issues, and many are turning to their human resources teams to help […]

talent acquisition

Employers Continue to Struggle with Talent Acquisition Challenges

Posted · Add Comment

Talent acquisition and retention remains a critical issue for many employers, as found by HireRight’s recently released 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. For the second year in a row, employers responding to the survey have indicated that their top business challenge is “finding, retaining and developing quality talent.” In fact, more employers named this as […]