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Why We Need to Re-Screen Employees Now

According to the Crime Statistics Agency, family violence increased by 9.4 percent in 2020 to 92,521 in Victoria, anticipated by “family stresses.” In addition, drug offenses increased by 20 percent, sex offenses by 10.2 percent, and thousands of fines were issued for “breaches of health directives.” This “pressure cooker environment” has been created by COVID-19 […]

Continuous Background Screening: An Effective Workplace Safety Tool for Healthcare Employers

Learn how continuous criminal history checks allow healthcare employers to make highly informed employment retention decisions and demonstrate their commitment to workplace and patient safety. Highlights a Real-life Example We include a case study that examines an actual crisis faced by a large U.S. health system and evaluates the solution that best served them. Only Checking […]

What Employers Need to Know Before Implementing Continuous Screening

Continuous screening, or infinity screening, allows a company to stay informed of incidents occurring after an employee’s hire date in order to protect the public, their customers, and their employees. But employers should consider a few factors before implementing it as part of a screening program, including consent requirements, the accuracy of databases, Fair Credit […]

Remote Hiring Now and in the Future

Labour Force Survey data, released by Statistics Canada, has revealed that working from home continues to increase, as does remote hiring. The pandemic has caused businesses to rethink ways of doing business and adapting modern approaches to hiring, onboarding, and employing. Although unemployment rates in Canada are expected to fall in 2021, workplace safety should […]

Surveillance Comes in Many Forms: The Rise of Continuous Screening and Monitoring to Curb Employee Hiring Risk

Today’s companies face significant threats, encompassing fraud and embezzlement; internal theft of property; data braches; identity theft; workplace violence; negligent hiring; qualification fraud; and domestic terrorism. Many businesses are putting their focus on monitoring employee behavior outside of the workplace in order to better handle potential problems that could be brought into the business. Continuous […]

Continuous Screening: Look Before You Leap

Continuous screening can give a business the opportunity to identify criminal conduct that can occur after a person is hired, offering protection for both consumers that use “gig” economy services and traditional employers. Advocates of the screening, also called infinity screening or continuous monitoring, suggest it is a way to continue to demonstrate due diligence, […]

The Importance of Workforce Risk Mitigation: A CFO’s Perspective

Workforce risks – or malicious threats stemming from people within the organization that may involve fraud, theft of confidential information or intellectual property, or the sabotage of computer systems – is just some of the type of risks that can have a profoundly negative impact on an organization. This can include financial harm, loss of […]

Post-Employment Screening – What is it?

Although conducting a pre-employment screening is commonplace for most employers, the practice of post-employment screening is becoming more and more popular. Repeating checks can alert employers of changes in criminal activity, but also can reveal any recent convictions, which can be very important for those in positions of trust, such as the handling of large […]

It’s Time to Rethink Your Background Screening Program

While the pre-employment screening conducted by most businesses is critical in making the right hire, doing so may no longer be sufficient with the increase in remote work. This type of workforce makes it easy to miss the day-to-day observations that can alert employers of red flag behaviors. Several options exist, including employee rescreening (running […]

7 Compliance Considerations When Implementing a Continuous Monitoring Program

Continuous monitoring of employees throughout their employment at any business is not only the key to making CRAs more competitive and successful but also to making American workplaces and communities safer. CRAs should consider the following when implementing a continuous monitoring program: Work with legal counsel to amend hiring and employment policies, become familiar with […]


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