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The Key Benefits of Conducting Background Checks

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Companies worldwide that conduct background checks are continuing to see multiple benefits to their businesses. A better quality of hire, more consistent safety and security, and improved regulatory compliance are the most frequently cited benefits globally according to HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report, remaining consistent with our previous survey results. This blog post takes a […]

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HireRight 2020 Global Benchmark Report: Key Takeaways

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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. Here is a summary of some of the key findings: The most common background checks vary by region The appetite for employment background screening varies […]

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Fake Degrees, False References, and CV Lies Revealed

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Many organisations already view background checks as an essential part of their recruitment process, allowing them to verify their candidates’ credentials and hire with confidence. Yet stories can still often be found in the press where companies are being caught out by individuals that have lied on their CVs, faked references, and falsified qualifications. To […]

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Tackling the Human Risks Following a Merger or Acquisition

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If your company is in the midst of a merger or a takeover, many unknowns may still remain. It’s therefore important to ensure that unexpected people risks aren’t lurking under the surface with the existing workforce. Whilst the cultural integration of employees and potential conflict with new management are often major concerns following a merger, […]

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Why Choose an External Background Screening Provider?

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Global unemployment rates are currently at an all-time historic low of 5.5%, with notable decreases in the UK and US year-on-year since 2010.[1] With fewer people unemployed, companies are finding it more difficult to recruit and are having to widen the pool of candidates they would typically choose from. Some applicants are requiring a more […]