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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 […]

HireRight 2020 Global Benchmark Report 4 Key Takeaways

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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International Screening Post-GDPR – Your Questions Answered

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“Post-GDPR we have started to see some education institutions and prior employers declining to respond to requests for information. Have you seen this trend?” Yes, in some jurisdictions we are seeing some sources reluctant to verify information directly. This is not least due to some guidance coming from regulators (Supervisory Authorities) that may be making […]

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Background Screening: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Each year, the HireRight EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report reveals the latest HR trends, challenges, and screening habits of HR professionals across the EMEA region. Here’s a brief summary of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the findings in the 2019 Report. The Good Business growth is forecast for 2019 In spite of […]

HireRight Benchmark Survey 2019

Share Your Thoughts – You’ll Feel Better

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This week, we launched our 2019 global employment screening benchmark survey. Our annual survey had almost 6,000 respondents from the North America, EMEA and APAC regions in 2018. This year, we’re looking to get even more. That’s where YOU come in. Do you work in HR, risk, IT security or compliance? Does your company use background […]