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Remote Recruiting – ‘Blind’ Hiring vs. the Personal Touch

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Would you hire someone you’ve never met in person? Of course, it’s not uncommon, given how internationally-mobile the modern workforce has become when interviewing candidates relocating from other countries. But today it’s becoming a reality for most businesses as social distancing makes face-to-face interviews impossible. This could either be a barrier or a benefit to […]

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What Does IR35 Mean for Background Screening?

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UPDATE: Since this article was first published, the UK Government has announced that it is suspending the implementation of IR35 for 12 months due to the outbreak of COVID-19. However, the steps to be taken to prepare for IR35 remain the same, as are the things to think about when screening your extended workforce.   When […]

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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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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 […]