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Hiring & Onboarding Contract workers in Professional Services, Management Consulting, BPO & Software / IT Outsourcing Firms

Professional Services / Management Consulting / Software & IT Outsourcing / Business Process Outsourcing hiring trends & dynamics for specialist skilled and finite-contract workers

Professional Services / Management Consulting
Talent recruitment
Career planning
HR Tech & digitisation
Organisation planning
Candidate & employee experience
Cloud
Blockchain
API connectors
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Global Hiring Trends

Global Hiring Trends in Financial & Professional Services Business

Global hiring trends in industry sectors such as Financial Services / FinTech & Professional Services / Management Consulting, with specialist skills required around the world

Professional Services / Management Consulting
Talent recruitment
People strategy
Culture
Human resource planning
HR Tech & digitisation
Packages
New / latest release
Global sanctions check
Professional qualifications checks
Employment history
Reference check

Interview with Chairman, Guy Underwood

Interview with Chairman, Guy Underwood, on his insights on Veremark’s potential and the future of pre-employment screening

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Global hiring is happening at pace, with skilled talent available in cities and countries around the world

Global Hiring Centres of Specialist skills Around the World

Global hiring centres of specialist skills around the world - cities / countries, and which priority sectors

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Talent recruitment
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Employee
Culture
Compensation & benefits
Security
Blockchain
Cloud
API connectors
User interface
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Adverse financial checks
the importance of candidate experience

The Importance of Candidate Experience

Importance Veremark places on candidate experience, to help all businesses hire better, in a hyper competitive world of change and growth.

FinTech / Financial Services
Employee
Talent recruitment
People strategy
HR Tech & digitisation
Participation & communication
Financial regulations check
Academic check
Criminal checks
Civil litigation checks
Global sanctions check
Today, getting the right talent is basic to meeting the development and goals of any organisation. A culture of innovation is vital for the business and their partners.

Veremark: Matching the Needs of Banking Tech Innovation

Veremark is matching the needs of Banking Tech innovation, with its own development and launch of the very best technology, using security, blockchain, cloud, API integration and data analysis. Machine learning / AI

FinTech / Financial Services
Culture
Employee
HR Tech & digitisation
People strategy
Talent recruitment
Security
Blockchain
Cloud
API connectors
ATS integrations
Financial regulations check
Adverse financial checks
Criminal checks
Professional qualifications checks
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Banking & Financial businesses need partners with the right culture

Banking & Financial Businesses need Partners with the right Culture

Banking & Financial businesses need partners with the right culture to deliver the very best in finding, checking and onboarding employees

FinTech / Financial Services
Culture
Regulation & compliance
Organisation planning
Talent recruitment
Staff retention
Financial regulations check
Adverse financial checks
Reference check
Employment history
FinTech & Financial Services growth gains pace, with a need be regulatory compliant

Why Having a Streamlined Background Check Process is Necessary for The Banking and Finance Industry?

The much needed changes in regulation and culture in the Banking and Financial Industry, and how Veremark delivers the vital background checks to meet needs of clients

FinTech / Financial Services
Talent recruitment
Culture
People strategy
Regulation & compliance
Candidate & employee experience
Financial regulations check
Adverse financial checks
How to Create a Fair and Transparent Recruitment Process in financially regulated businesses?

How to Create a Fair and Transparent Recruitment Process in financially regulated businesses?

Hiring people is a vitally important function in financially regulated businesses. Progressive organisations approach their hiring decisions more as investing in people. Making informed hiring decisions is complicated because employers need to make their hiring decisions based on the limited information available. 

FinTech / Financial Services
Talent recruitment
Staff retention
People strategy
Culture
Diversity & inclusion
Packages
ALL
Customer-led innovation for background checking software, services, operations and culture from Veremark

Customer-led innovation for background checking software, services, operations and culture from Veremark

Veremark continues to drive customer-led innovation in its software and services. We are always listening to what you need in your day-to-day work, and what your business prioritises in hiring and onboarding new talent. We also strive to help you to deliver the best candidate experience, which is hugely important when attracting people with the skills that your organisation requires.

Talent recruitment
Candidate & employee experience
Employee
HR Tech & digitisation
People strategy
ATS integrations
New / latest release
Cloud
Security
Blockchain
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You need the best partners to help you with your hiring and onboarding.

FinTech & Financial Services key sector trends affecting talent hiring and onboarding, the top recommended background checks, and how Veremark is there for you

The world is slowly finding a way to emerge from the covid19 pandemic, with the adoption of new technologies, digital techniques, and operational processes having accelerated during 2020 and 2021. Such trends have put additional pressure on HR / People leaders in organisations of all sizes, as the urgent need to find, attract, hire and onboard new talent has become much more acute.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Digital Solution to Safeguard Your Business From the Risks of Employee Verification Frauds|Veremark

How to Improve Employee Security and Protect Your Business from Verification Fraud: A blog about how to get started in employee security and risks.

Background check companies authenticate the employee data for your business. But do you discern the verification frauds that may put the security of your employee base at risk? Veremark is an effective digital employee verification tool that can protect your business from verification fraud.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Screening and hiring for Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance sectors (BFSI) simplified using automation.

Compliant, Trusted and Secure: Veremark, the Ideal Screening and Hiring Partner for the Regulated Sector

With technology improving every day and the growing requirement for efficient hiring in diverse work environments globally, the need for effective, reliable credential verification has never been more critical.

FinTech / Financial Services
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How to Integrate Identity Verification into Your HR Risk Management Strategy

Hiring is a pivotal aspect of any business, more so in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance sectors (BFSI) that are heavily regulated and prone to risks. Here is how you should ensure that identity verification and background checks are integrated into your HR risk management strategy.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Webinar Recap: 3 Ways Blockchain Will Transform HR

Recently we hosted a webinar with HR experts who are leading the way in blockchain. Here is a recap of the top takeaways in case you missed it.

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4 Areas that Deserve HR Tech Investment in 2021

Recruiting and HR have been quick to respond to the demands of virtual recruiting and remote work. However, now it’s time to take the long view and that means building out your HR Tech stack to meet the demands of 2021 and beyond.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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6 Questions to Ask Before Investing in HR Tech in 2021

You're probably reading this because you’ve won budget for a new piece of HR tech, congratulations! This is an exciting time and tech can truly transform your processes, but first you have to ensure that everyone is on the same page.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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How to Get Started with the Latest HR Tech in 2021 in 3 Steps

To help you navigate this busy marketplace we’ve mapped-out a simple three-step process for selecting an HR Tech vendor so you can find the right fit who will help power your organisation’s unique needs.

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Why candidate experience matters now more than ever

Candidate experience starts when the potential applicant becomes aware of your business and continues all the way through the hiring, background screening and onboarding process.

Candidate & employee experience
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4 Tips to Create an Outstanding Candidate Experience

Poor candidate experience is more prevalent than you think. Ideal found that “only 32% of candidates rate their most recent job search experience as ‘very good.’” The good news is that the solutions are simple, and mainly include leveraging tech that you already have to create more efficient processes.

Candidate & employee experience
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6 Crucial Areas for HR & TA to upskill in 2021

Who better to talk about these themes than HR Tech suppliers? After all, they work with thousands of HR and TA people everyday - giving them a macro view of what’s happening, with the data and system analytics to support this view. So we reached out to some of our partners, including Globalization Partners, JobAdder and Bullhorn to get their global perspective on how we can strategically upskill for the year ahead.:

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The Expert Recommended HR and TA Podcasts for 2021

With podcasting becoming so popular so fast (even Prince Harry has one now), it may be hard to find the best ones for you. So we asked some of Veremark’s integration partners to share with us their favourite shows—the ones that made them laugh, rethink, and get inspired. Who better to talk about this than HR Tech suppliers? After all, they work with thousands of HR and TA people everyday. If that’s not the best way to get the inside scoop, then what is?! 

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Sneak peek: What themes are shaping TA & HR in 2021?

Every industry has its defining moments, and for TA and HR that time has come. Veterans of the scene may harken back to the 90s when the arrival of ATS technology changed the way we recruit— however, 2021 is even more revolutionary. 

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Background screening for Fintech: Everything you need to know

In this post, you'll get useful info about background screening in the Fintech sector; including which checks might be relevant to roles in Fintech and what challenges Fintech employers face.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Hiring for Fintech? Make sure you consider these 5 qualities...

Having worked with some of the world's leading Fintech recruiters (offering Fintech background screening for employment), we have collated this list of 5 talents, characteristics, and experiences essential to a good Fintech hire in 2021.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Helping homeless people gain skills and enter the workforce through Beam & Veremark partnership...

Beam partners with Veremark to automate and accelerate employment checks to get homeless people into stable work faster

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What FinTech Can Learn From Financial Services: 5 Money Laundering Scandals Background Checks Could Have Prevented

Fintech companies who carry out often innovative and new functions are subject to stringent controls too. However, regulators are scrambling to create standards for such a rapidly growing sector with processes and factors which don’t yet fit into previously established norms.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Connecting Your Candidate and Employee Experience for Better Results

Read Veremark’s “Connecting Your Candidate and Employee Experience for Better Results” to see how you can improve your candidate and employee experience.

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Three Tips for Creating an Amazing Employee Experience

Read Veremark’s “3 Tips for Creating an Amazing Employee Experience” to see how you can improve your employee experience

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Three Ways to Develop Your Skills

Read Veremark’s “Three Ways to Develop Your Skills” for tips around how to stay on top of your skill development.

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Prepare Yourself for a Remote Job in 5 Steps

Read Veremark’s “Prepare Yourself for a Remote Job in 5 Steps” guide to ensure you are ready to take on your new remote role.

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Are You Work-Ready? Bolster Your Skillset with this Complete Guide

Read Veremark’s “Complete guide to bolster your skillset” to ensure you are work ready.

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Everything you need to know about Psychometric Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Psychometric Testing” unravels the mystery behind psychometric profiling and its benefits to employment screening.

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Everything you need to know about Employment History Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need to Know About Employment History Checks” to ensure that your background screening informs great hiring decisions.

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Everything you need to know about Civil Litigation Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need To Know About Civil Litigation Checks” to empower safe and smart hiring decisions as an exceptional employer.

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Everything you need to know about Qualification Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need To Know About Qualification checks” to empower safe and smart hiring decisions as an exceptional employer.

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Quick guide to Global Sanctions Checks

With all industries and sectors at risk of being exploited for money laundering or terrorist financing, Global Sanctions checks are crucial to comply with AML regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Patriot Act and many other international legislations in the UK, Europe, US and worldwide.

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Quick guide to Credit Checks

Pre-employment credit checks are a useful tool in mitigating the risk of fraud, by uncovering bad financial situations, and although a positive credit check doesn’t guarantee that a candidate is trustworthy, it might bring up red flags which could cast doubt over a candidates suitability for a role which requires access to data, money, company accounts or assets.

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Quick guide to Reference Checks

The latest reference checks can be accessed from any mobile device, providing a much more convenient experience for the referee, and resulting in a higher response rate (up to 85%). Digital reference checks can also be carried out in an average turnaround time of 48 hours.

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Quick guide to ID Checks

Pre-employment identity checks are comprised of two elements, the first confirms the attributed identity of the candidate, including their name, age and place of birth, and the second verifies the biographical identity, such as address history and country of residence.

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We are delighted to announce that Veremark has integrated with LinkedIn Talent Hub

The LinkedIn Talent Hub integration with Veremark gives customers the ability to streamline the hiring workflow by automating the pre-employment screening process through a fast, secure and superior digital experience.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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Background screening in the hospitality and retail sector

With most retail and hospitality on pause during lockdown, the world is now beginning to open and return to work as the government announces easing of lockdown measures. While this is a positive step, it also means that employers will need swift solutions for screening new staff members to reduce time to hire and meet their labour needs.

Hospitality
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How industries will change their hiring / checking process post covid19

While recruitment has seen a brief hiatus in some industries during lockdown, many other industries, for example healthcare, have had to increase to meet demand. And with other sectors now beginning to come out of lockdown, recruitment is set to see a boom as the economy gets back on its feet.

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Gig workers - what checks are needed

The gig economy has been growing rapidly over the last few years, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will force many more people into contract work.

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How do you make background checks as simple and cost effective as possible

As the world begins to emerge from lockdown and returns to work, many companies are restarting operations which, due to the uncertainty of coronavirus, have been on a break.

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Schneider Electric Case Study

Schneider Electric is an energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. 

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RGF Case Study

RGF is the global brand of Recruit Holdings, the world’s fourth largest HR and recruitment services company and the largest in Japan, generating over US$16 billion in annual net sales.

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5 international money laundering scandals background checks should have caught

Background checking pays a key role in protecting institutions and individuals from crime. When banks and other institutions are compliant with Anti Money-Laundering (AML) legislation, it helps ensure that money which has been used in a crime can not be legitimised through their company.

FinTech / Financial Services
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Background screening in the Fintech sector

With Fintech leading the way as one of the most disruptive sectors in the business world, employers are having to move quickly to keep up with regulatory and industry changes while still exploiting opportunities when recruiting the top talent.

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Top 5 talents needed in banking and the experiences to check for

The banking sector is one of the most rapidly changing industries, with digitisation transforming roles, creating new opportunities, and altering the expectations of both employees and employers.

FinTech / Financial Services
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What is blockchain and how does it benefit background checking

Blockchain is revolutionising the way we carry out transactions, as well as how we store and manage data, but what is it and how can we use it to benefit background checking?

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The benefits of a career passport

A career passport can improve the onboarding experience for both candidates and employers, as well as provide HR departments with useful information throughout employment, but what is it and how does it work?

Candidate & employee experience
Career planning
Employee
HR Tech & digitisation
Human resource planning
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The growing use of messaging platforms in recruitment and onboarding

The use of SMS in marketing is commonplace, and the recruitment sector is beginning to catch on with many HR departments recognising the value of the humble text message. But while SMS messaging is highly effective, other messaging platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are also gaining traction, particularly with the recent increase in remote working.

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HR Pain Points of Background Checking

Implementing an HR system can be time consuming and costly, and getting it wrong could have severe consequences. Companies must get it right first time, so that deadlines, budget considerations and compliance can be met.

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Getting Started with the Greenhouse Integration

An explanation of how to set up and start using Veremark on the Greenhouse ATS

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4 Background Checks Your Organization Should Be Doing on Contractors

What approach should employers take to background checking contractors? Below we have listed the various types of background checks that should be performed on contractors.

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How Reliable are Free Online Background Checks?

Are free online background checks reliable enough for pre-employment screening?

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Beware, 6 Types of Candidates Who May Escape Pre-employment Screening

However rigorous your background screening process, some candidates will always try to evade the process.

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Why Digital Transformations Fail and What Lessons Can Be Learned.

With Billions being invested in Digital Transformation, how much is just hype and what can we learn from why transformations fail?

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Should You Background Check Existing Employees?

Here are several scenarios where background checks are appropriate and in some cases, legally mandated.

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4 Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies for Financial Services Firms

After the fintech phenomenon, the big banks are embarking on a top-down digital transformation of the industry too.

FinTech / Financial Services
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What To Do If A Candidate Reference Check Reveals a Problem

An effective pre-employment screening process will, occasionally, yield a bad reference. However, it may still be appropriate to hire the employee, in certain circumstances`

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4 Exciting Ways Artificial Intelligence is Being Deployed in HR

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are now being discreetly deployed throughout the HR process.

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Why Reference Checking Is Vital To Protect Your Culture

With the rate of CV fabrication increasing, character references are as important today as they have ever been

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How To Do International Background Checks

How and why growing businesses should develop a global screening program to cover international workers

Candidate & employee experience
Diversity & inclusion
Global sanctions check
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How To Recruit After Venture Capital Funding

The ability to effectively scale your business operation following venture capital funding is crucial.

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Right-to-Work Background Check UK, Now and Post Brexit

Navigating the post Brexit UK 'Right to Work' background checking process

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How Digitising HR is the way Forward for a Candidate Experience

How firms are using emerging technologies to revitalise the candidate experience

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Oil and Gas 4.0: How To Attract The Digital Talent of Tomorrow

The digital revolution has now reached the shores of the Oil and Gas sector, having a huge impact on the hiring of top talent

Oil & Gas
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Talent Acquisition Strategies for the Offshore Marine Sector

5 Talent Acquisition Strategies to Solve Your Skills Gap in the Offshore Marine Sector

Oil & Gas
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Employee value in the Oil & Gas Sector

Does The Oil and Gas Sector Need To Urgently Upgrade Its Employee Value Proposition?

Oil & Gas
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3 Easy Fixes to Protect Your Employer Brand

So your mistakes don’t go viral during the Hiring Process

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8 Attributes That Add Value to Your Company

How to spot the attributes you usually can't see on a CV

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Avoiding Legal Pitfalls Around Employee Referencing

How to carefully navigate the reference checking process to ensure successful hires

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How to Spot Red Flags on Candidates’ CVs

Some are obvious and some are tougher to spot!

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GDPR – 8 Key Questions That HR Leaders Must Ask Themselves

Here are 8 key questions that HR professionals should ask themselves about GDPR

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Articles

Hiring & Onboarding Contract workers in Professional Services, Management Consulting, BPO & Software / IT Outsourcing Firms

Professional Services / Management Consulting / Software & IT Outsourcing / Business Process Outsourcing hiring trends & dynamics for specialist skilled and finite-contract workers

Global Hiring Trends in Financial & Professional Services Business

Global hiring trends in industry sectors such as Financial Services / FinTech & Professional Services / Management Consulting, with specialist skills required around the world

Interview with Chairman, Guy Underwood

Interview with Chairman, Guy Underwood, on his insights on Veremark’s potential and the future of pre-employment screening

Global Hiring Centres of Specialist skills Around the World

Global hiring centres of specialist skills around the world - cities / countries, and which priority sectors

The Importance of Candidate Experience

Importance Veremark places on candidate experience, to help all businesses hire better, in a hyper competitive world of change and growth.

Veremark: Matching the Needs of Banking Tech Innovation

Veremark is matching the needs of Banking Tech innovation, with its own development and launch of the very best technology, using security, blockchain, cloud, API integration and data analysis. Machine learning / AI

Banking & Financial Businesses need Partners with the right Culture

Banking & Financial businesses need partners with the right culture to deliver the very best in finding, checking and onboarding employees

Why Having a Streamlined Background Check Process is Necessary for The Banking and Finance Industry?

The much needed changes in regulation and culture in the Banking and Financial Industry, and how Veremark delivers the vital background checks to meet needs of clients

How to Create a Fair and Transparent Recruitment Process in financially regulated businesses?

Hiring people is a vitally important function in financially regulated businesses. Progressive organisations approach their hiring decisions more as investing in people. Making informed hiring decisions is complicated because employers need to make their hiring decisions based on the limited information available. 

Customer-led innovation for background checking software, services, operations and culture from Veremark

Veremark continues to drive customer-led innovation in its software and services. We are always listening to what you need in your day-to-day work, and what your business prioritises in hiring and onboarding new talent. We also strive to help you to deliver the best candidate experience, which is hugely important when attracting people with the skills that your organisation requires.

FinTech & Financial Services key sector trends affecting talent hiring and onboarding, the top recommended background checks, and how Veremark is there for you

The world is slowly finding a way to emerge from the covid19 pandemic, with the adoption of new technologies, digital techniques, and operational processes having accelerated during 2020 and 2021. Such trends have put additional pressure on HR / People leaders in organisations of all sizes, as the urgent need to find, attract, hire and onboard new talent has become much more acute.

How to Improve Employee Security and Protect Your Business from Verification Fraud: A blog about how to get started in employee security and risks.

Background check companies authenticate the employee data for your business. But do you discern the verification frauds that may put the security of your employee base at risk? Veremark is an effective digital employee verification tool that can protect your business from verification fraud.

Compliant, Trusted and Secure: Veremark, the Ideal Screening and Hiring Partner for the Regulated Sector

With technology improving every day and the growing requirement for efficient hiring in diverse work environments globally, the need for effective, reliable credential verification has never been more critical.

How to Integrate Identity Verification into Your HR Risk Management Strategy

Hiring is a pivotal aspect of any business, more so in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance sectors (BFSI) that are heavily regulated and prone to risks. Here is how you should ensure that identity verification and background checks are integrated into your HR risk management strategy.

Webinar Recap: 3 Ways Blockchain Will Transform HR

Recently we hosted a webinar with HR experts who are leading the way in blockchain. Here is a recap of the top takeaways in case you missed it.

4 Areas that Deserve HR Tech Investment in 2021

Recruiting and HR have been quick to respond to the demands of virtual recruiting and remote work. However, now it’s time to take the long view and that means building out your HR Tech stack to meet the demands of 2021 and beyond.

6 Questions to Ask Before Investing in HR Tech in 2021

You're probably reading this because you’ve won budget for a new piece of HR tech, congratulations! This is an exciting time and tech can truly transform your processes, but first you have to ensure that everyone is on the same page.

How to Get Started with the Latest HR Tech in 2021 in 3 Steps

To help you navigate this busy marketplace we’ve mapped-out a simple three-step process for selecting an HR Tech vendor so you can find the right fit who will help power your organisation’s unique needs.

Why candidate experience matters now more than ever

Candidate experience starts when the potential applicant becomes aware of your business and continues all the way through the hiring, background screening and onboarding process.

4 Tips to Create an Outstanding Candidate Experience

Poor candidate experience is more prevalent than you think. Ideal found that “only 32% of candidates rate their most recent job search experience as ‘very good.’” The good news is that the solutions are simple, and mainly include leveraging tech that you already have to create more efficient processes.

6 Crucial Areas for HR & TA to upskill in 2021

Who better to talk about these themes than HR Tech suppliers? After all, they work with thousands of HR and TA people everyday - giving them a macro view of what’s happening, with the data and system analytics to support this view. So we reached out to some of our partners, including Globalization Partners, JobAdder and Bullhorn to get their global perspective on how we can strategically upskill for the year ahead.:

The Expert Recommended HR and TA Podcasts for 2021

With podcasting becoming so popular so fast (even Prince Harry has one now), it may be hard to find the best ones for you. So we asked some of Veremark’s integration partners to share with us their favourite shows—the ones that made them laugh, rethink, and get inspired. Who better to talk about this than HR Tech suppliers? After all, they work with thousands of HR and TA people everyday. If that’s not the best way to get the inside scoop, then what is?! 

Sneak peek: What themes are shaping TA & HR in 2021?

Every industry has its defining moments, and for TA and HR that time has come. Veterans of the scene may harken back to the 90s when the arrival of ATS technology changed the way we recruit— however, 2021 is even more revolutionary. 

Background screening for Fintech: Everything you need to know

In this post, you'll get useful info about background screening in the Fintech sector; including which checks might be relevant to roles in Fintech and what challenges Fintech employers face.

Hiring for Fintech? Make sure you consider these 5 qualities...

Having worked with some of the world's leading Fintech recruiters (offering Fintech background screening for employment), we have collated this list of 5 talents, characteristics, and experiences essential to a good Fintech hire in 2021.

Helping homeless people gain skills and enter the workforce through Beam & Veremark partnership...

Beam partners with Veremark to automate and accelerate employment checks to get homeless people into stable work faster

What FinTech Can Learn From Financial Services: 5 Money Laundering Scandals Background Checks Could Have Prevented

Fintech companies who carry out often innovative and new functions are subject to stringent controls too. However, regulators are scrambling to create standards for such a rapidly growing sector with processes and factors which don’t yet fit into previously established norms.

Connecting Your Candidate and Employee Experience for Better Results

Read Veremark’s “Connecting Your Candidate and Employee Experience for Better Results” to see how you can improve your candidate and employee experience.

Three Tips for Creating an Amazing Employee Experience

Read Veremark’s “3 Tips for Creating an Amazing Employee Experience” to see how you can improve your employee experience

Three Ways to Develop Your Skills

Read Veremark’s “Three Ways to Develop Your Skills” for tips around how to stay on top of your skill development.

Prepare Yourself for a Remote Job in 5 Steps

Read Veremark’s “Prepare Yourself for a Remote Job in 5 Steps” guide to ensure you are ready to take on your new remote role.

Are You Work-Ready? Bolster Your Skillset with this Complete Guide

Read Veremark’s “Complete guide to bolster your skillset” to ensure you are work ready.

Everything you need to know about Psychometric Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Psychometric Testing” unravels the mystery behind psychometric profiling and its benefits to employment screening.

Everything you need to know about Employment History Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need to Know About Employment History Checks” to ensure that your background screening informs great hiring decisions.

Everything you need to know about Civil Litigation Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need To Know About Civil Litigation Checks” to empower safe and smart hiring decisions as an exceptional employer.

Everything you need to know about Qualification Checks

Read Veremark’s “Everything You Need To Know About Qualification checks” to empower safe and smart hiring decisions as an exceptional employer.

Quick guide to Global Sanctions Checks

With all industries and sectors at risk of being exploited for money laundering or terrorist financing, Global Sanctions checks are crucial to comply with AML regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Patriot Act and many other international legislations in the UK, Europe, US and worldwide.

Quick guide to Credit Checks

Pre-employment credit checks are a useful tool in mitigating the risk of fraud, by uncovering bad financial situations, and although a positive credit check doesn’t guarantee that a candidate is trustworthy, it might bring up red flags which could cast doubt over a candidates suitability for a role which requires access to data, money, company accounts or assets.

Quick guide to Reference Checks

The latest reference checks can be accessed from any mobile device, providing a much more convenient experience for the referee, and resulting in a higher response rate (up to 85%). Digital reference checks can also be carried out in an average turnaround time of 48 hours.

Quick guide to ID Checks

Pre-employment identity checks are comprised of two elements, the first confirms the attributed identity of the candidate, including their name, age and place of birth, and the second verifies the biographical identity, such as address history and country of residence.

We are delighted to announce that Veremark has integrated with LinkedIn Talent Hub

The LinkedIn Talent Hub integration with Veremark gives customers the ability to streamline the hiring workflow by automating the pre-employment screening process through a fast, secure and superior digital experience.

Background screening in the hospitality and retail sector

With most retail and hospitality on pause during lockdown, the world is now beginning to open and return to work as the government announces easing of lockdown measures. While this is a positive step, it also means that employers will need swift solutions for screening new staff members to reduce time to hire and meet their labour needs.

How industries will change their hiring / checking process post covid19

While recruitment has seen a brief hiatus in some industries during lockdown, many other industries, for example healthcare, have had to increase to meet demand. And with other sectors now beginning to come out of lockdown, recruitment is set to see a boom as the economy gets back on its feet.

Gig workers - what checks are needed

The gig economy has been growing rapidly over the last few years, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will force many more people into contract work.

How do you make background checks as simple and cost effective as possible

As the world begins to emerge from lockdown and returns to work, many companies are restarting operations which, due to the uncertainty of coronavirus, have been on a break.

5 international money laundering scandals background checks should have caught

Background checking pays a key role in protecting institutions and individuals from crime. When banks and other institutions are compliant with Anti Money-Laundering (AML) legislation, it helps ensure that money which has been used in a crime can not be legitimised through their company.

Background screening in the Fintech sector

With Fintech leading the way as one of the most disruptive sectors in the business world, employers are having to move quickly to keep up with regulatory and industry changes while still exploiting opportunities when recruiting the top talent.

Top 5 talents needed in banking and the experiences to check for

The banking sector is one of the most rapidly changing industries, with digitisation transforming roles, creating new opportunities, and altering the expectations of both employees and employers.

What is blockchain and how does it benefit background checking

Blockchain is revolutionising the way we carry out transactions, as well as how we store and manage data, but what is it and how can we use it to benefit background checking?

The benefits of a career passport

A career passport can improve the onboarding experience for both candidates and employers, as well as provide HR departments with useful information throughout employment, but what is it and how does it work?

The growing use of messaging platforms in recruitment and onboarding

The use of SMS in marketing is commonplace, and the recruitment sector is beginning to catch on with many HR departments recognising the value of the humble text message. But while SMS messaging is highly effective, other messaging platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are also gaining traction, particularly with the recent increase in remote working.

HR Pain Points of Background Checking

Implementing an HR system can be time consuming and costly, and getting it wrong could have severe consequences. Companies must get it right first time, so that deadlines, budget considerations and compliance can be met.

4 Background Checks Your Organization Should Be Doing on Contractors

What approach should employers take to background checking contractors? Below we have listed the various types of background checks that should be performed on contractors.

How Reliable are Free Online Background Checks?

Are free online background checks reliable enough for pre-employment screening?

Beware, 6 Types of Candidates Who May Escape Pre-employment Screening

However rigorous your background screening process, some candidates will always try to evade the process.

Why Digital Transformations Fail and What Lessons Can Be Learned.

With Billions being invested in Digital Transformation, how much is just hype and what can we learn from why transformations fail?

Should You Background Check Existing Employees?

Here are several scenarios where background checks are appropriate and in some cases, legally mandated.

4 Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies for Financial Services Firms

After the fintech phenomenon, the big banks are embarking on a top-down digital transformation of the industry too.

What To Do If A Candidate Reference Check Reveals a Problem

An effective pre-employment screening process will, occasionally, yield a bad reference. However, it may still be appropriate to hire the employee, in certain circumstances`

4 Exciting Ways Artificial Intelligence is Being Deployed in HR

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are now being discreetly deployed throughout the HR process.

Why Reference Checking Is Vital To Protect Your Culture

With the rate of CV fabrication increasing, character references are as important today as they have ever been

How To Do International Background Checks

How and why growing businesses should develop a global screening program to cover international workers

How To Recruit After Venture Capital Funding

The ability to effectively scale your business operation following venture capital funding is crucial.

Right-to-Work Background Check UK, Now and Post Brexit

Navigating the post Brexit UK 'Right to Work' background checking process

How Digitising HR is the way Forward for a Candidate Experience

How firms are using emerging technologies to revitalise the candidate experience

Oil and Gas 4.0: How To Attract The Digital Talent of Tomorrow

The digital revolution has now reached the shores of the Oil and Gas sector, having a huge impact on the hiring of top talent

Talent Acquisition Strategies for the Offshore Marine Sector

5 Talent Acquisition Strategies to Solve Your Skills Gap in the Offshore Marine Sector

Employee value in the Oil & Gas Sector

Does The Oil and Gas Sector Need To Urgently Upgrade Its Employee Value Proposition?

3 Easy Fixes to Protect Your Employer Brand

So your mistakes don’t go viral during the Hiring Process

8 Attributes That Add Value to Your Company

How to spot the attributes you usually can't see on a CV

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls Around Employee Referencing

How to carefully navigate the reference checking process to ensure successful hires

How to Spot Red Flags on Candidates’ CVs

Some are obvious and some are tougher to spot!

GDPR – 8 Key Questions That HR Leaders Must Ask Themselves

Here are 8 key questions that HR professionals should ask themselves about GDPR

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Case Studies

Schneider Electric Case Study

Schneider Electric is an energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. 

RGF Case Study

RGF is the global brand of Recruit Holdings, the world’s fourth largest HR and recruitment services company and the largest in Japan, generating over US$16 billion in annual net sales.

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