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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

Background Screening: Trends and Uses in Today’s Global Economy

This report reveals emerging trends in who is being screened and how often, what elements go into a background check and the increasing value of international screening capabilities.   Read More

2020 Staffing Executive Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Employment Background Screening and Identity Verification

In this extensive research, SIA reveals how to better understand best practices and recent developments in background screening and identity verification in the staffing industry, including 4 key areas to help staffing companies deliver trust, safety, and compliance for customers while improving the candidate experience. Optimizing Quality, Efficiency, Cost, and Risk in a Challenging Environment […]

Newly Released Background Screening Report Cites Dramatic Shifts in HR Priorities While High

Global HR Research has announced the release of a critical industry research study curated and managed by HRO Today, which revealed dramatic shifts in HR’s service and technological support needs. The study showed a striking swap in rankings between I-9 Verifications with drug testing. In addition, the tight labor market is believed to have contributed […]


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