How Background Screening helps overcome 4 common business challenges

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According to the 2012 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, employers are beginning to shift their focus from cost-cutting to growth. Finding, retaining and developing quality talent was the top business challenge identified in the latest HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, whereas the same study in 2011 placed cost containment as the top priority. Now that […]

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Europe debates Data Protection Reform

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Neal Cohen and Ashley Winton of White & Case, an international law firm with one of the largest and most experienced data protection and privacy practices in the world, deliver a briefing note on the General Data Protection Regulation as it applies to employment and the workplace. Read the full White & Case briefing Debbie HatfieldHatfield123More […]

7 Actionable Background Screening Best Practices

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Whether you are developing a new background screening program or need to review an existing one, employers can take immediate steps to help ensure an effective screening program with these seven best practices. 1. Get Buy-In To gain support for background screening internally, educate key decision makers and stakeholders about the benefits of screening such […]

The case for ongoing background screening

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According to the 2012/13 Global Fraud Report, from HireRight’s sister company Kroll, two-thirds of fraud affecting companies in 2012/13 was carried out by someone who worked for the company one way or another. This risk has continued to rise year-on-year. These latest figures in the Global Fraud Report are up from 60% in 2011, and […]