Social Media Screening - HireRight blog 2019

Social media screening – Your questions answered

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“I am not sure what ‘social media screening’ means. Is it legal to screen social media accounts of an employee or candidate?” What counts as social media (for the purposes of social media screening)? This means any social media platform such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even blogs. This should be distinguished from a profile […]

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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 New Year's Resolutions 2019

Top 4 New Year’s Resolutions for HR Professionals

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Are you one of those people who plan to eat healthier, get more exercise or save more money in 2019? According to a YouGov poll conducted in December of 2017, 37% of respondents had these life goals on their to-do lists for the coming year, making them the most popular New Year’s resolutions in 2018. […]

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Brexit Update: UK Government Updates Its Guidance on a “No Deal” Brexit and Impact on Data Privacy Laws

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The UK Government has updated its guidance on what will happen in the event of a “no deal” Brexit as it relates to data privacy laws. HireRight reviewed the original Notice back in September, and the new guidance remains largely the same, though a “no deal” Brexit is now looking like a possibility: something no-one […]