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Background Checks and the FCRA: What Employers Need to Know

With the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) having highly technical requirements, you’ll want to make sure that your company is compliant. Class action lawsuits against employers over very minor technical defects in forms/processes are on the rise with no sign of slowing down. How are you protecting your organization? This white paper answers some of […]


Best Practices in Vetting Prospective and Current Employees

The 2019 Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program (AEP) Best Practices in Vetting Prospective and Current Employees Team conducted research to examine how organizations vet prospective and current personnel, respond to technological challenges, and design procedures to be as cost-effective and efficient as possible. The resulting data revealed how, when, and why personnel is vetted for employment, […]


Sterling RISQ Discrepancy Report 2021

The stats from 2020 are in! They reflect the tumultuous year that we have all experienced. Overall, we have seen significant growth in demand for background screening in the APAC region. We’ve compiled all the highlights (and lowlights) in this report to shine a light on the trends from last year – and to predict […]


Benchmarking Focus: Candidate Eligibility Rates

\While the needs of an organization should certainly be considered when implementing a background check program, it is equally important to consider how others in the same industry are faring. Candidate eligibility rates can help reveal things that could be done a bit better when it comes to program performance. These rates vary across industries: […]


Preemployment Background Screening, ASIS GDL PBS 2009 Guideline

This guideline presents practical information concerning the value of pre-employment background screening, the importance of the application form, important legal issues and considerations (such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act, privacy issues, state laws, rules, and regulations), the key elements of pre-employment background screening, the types of information to utilize in verifying the key elements, […]


MIE Annual Background Screening Report 2017

In 2017 MIE’s annual report observes key trends and underlying drivers, as well as challenges in the background screening industry in South Africa. 2017 marks the seventh year that we have compiled our Background Screening Index (BSI) report. Read more


Peopletrail Annual Employment and Background Screening Benchmark Report Reveals Regulatory Challenges and Candidate Experience Are Top Priorities For Organizations

Hiring top talent, remaining compliant with FCRA and EEOC guidelines, and minimizing the risk of bad hires are key human resource goals for organizations of all sizes. The results from Peopletrail’s 2016-2017 Employment & Background Screening Benchmarking Survey provide human resource professionals with insights on key issues, best practices, and underlying business drivers affecting background […]


Adapting to the New Normal – Developing Trends in Employment Screening

The 2020 pandemic brought with it a “new normal” that, for businesses, means many of the traditional recruitment and onboarding practices no longer fit organizational demands. The fourth quarter finds many reevaluating HR practices, including employment screening and risk mitigation programs, and the demand to find innovative solutions is urgent. A recent Reuters report has […]


HireRight Launches 2020 Global Benchmark Report

HireRight has announced the release of its 2020 Global Employment Screening Benchmark Report, based on the findings of the business’s 13th Annual Benchmarking survey. More than 1,700 Human Resources professionals worldwide contributed with their insights. The report highlighted that just 48 percent of businesses perform background checks on their temporary workers and even fewer on […]


First Advantage’s 2020 Trend Report: Industry Insights

This report identifies trends and insights from the 2019 searches. The report cross-references First Advantage’s customer responses with their aggregate data from 71 million 2019 global searches to tell an important story about where the industry is headed as it relates to analytics, risk, contingent labor, and drug screening.   Read More




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