4 Tips for Contingent Workforce Background Screening

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Since 2009, the number of temporary employees in the workforce has increased by 29 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. At the same time, the number of private jobs grew by less than one percent. The findings of HireRight’s 2011 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report also show an increase in temporary or contingent […]

5 Key Areas to Audit in Your Background Screening Program

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It is recommended that employers conduct thorough self-audits of their existing employment background screening programs on a regular basis and in anticipation of any workforce expansion. Here are five of the main areas that an employer should evaluate when conducting an internal audit of its employment background screening program.

EEOC Opinion Distinguishes Between Arrest and Conviction Records

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As the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to scrutinize the hiring process and its impact on job seekers, employers should consider leveraging the findings and opinions of the committee to review their own employment background screening programs to ensure alignment. On September 7, 2011,, the EEOC published an informal opinion letter that analyzed the […]