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The Top 5 Most Commonly Requested Types of Background Check in UK

The Top 5 Most Commonly Requested Types of Background Check in UK

UK Employers will usually conduct background checks on applicants before hiring them. This is because they want to make sure that the person they hire is qualified for a given job and won't be a liability in the future.In our Annual Report (Guidance for Hiring, Background Checking & Onboarding in 2022), we've collected data from over 100,000 background checks, across 40+ screening categories for companies & professionals around the world, and summarised results across 6 countries & 5 key industries. We’ve found out that the most commonly requested background checks in UK are Employment Check, National ID Check, Academic Achievement Check, Criminal Record Check, and Global Sanctions Check.

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Background Checks Done in the United States What You Need to Know

Background Checks Done in the United States: What You Need to Know

Background checks are essential for any job applicant, and they are required by law in most US states. This is because employers need to know that the person they hire will not be a liability to them in the future. The Background Check is a process that is usually done by employers when hiring new employees. It is also done during the hiring process for government jobs and security clearances. The background check process can vary from state to state, but it usually includes a criminal background check and a credit check, among other things. The background check process in the US can be tedious and time consuming for employers. The process is worth it because it ensures that employers are hiring qualified individuals who are trustworthy and reliable. The background check process in the US is a comprehensive and detailed process that is often done by third-party specialist companies. These focused companies will pull information from a variety of sources such as social media, criminal records, and employment history to create a fast, accurate profile of the individual.

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Guide to Hiring in Singapore - How to Find, Screen & Evaluate Candidates Properly

Guide to Hiring in Singapore - How to Find, Screen & Evaluate Candidates Properly

Employers should care about recruitment processes because they are not just hiring one person, but a whole team. They need to make sure that the candidate is a good fit for the company culture and that they will be able to do their job well.The recruitment process is a very important part of the HR / people strategy. It can make or break your company from the inside out. A good recruitment process will help you find people who are not only qualified for the position but also have an excellent work ethic and will fit in with your company culture.The recruitment process determines how well the company will be able to find the best talent. It also helps them assess their needs and determine if they are hiring the right person for the job.There are many ways to find people, but there is no one way that is better than all others. The best way to find people depends on what kind of talent you want, where you want to find them and your budget.

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The Complete Hiring Guide in the UK - From Looking for the Perfect Candidate to Successfully Interviewing Them

The Complete Hiring Guide in the UK - From Looking for the Perfect Candidate to Successfully Interviewing Them

A hiring guide is important for any business. It helps them to understand the recruitment process, how to hire the right person, and what to look for in a candidate. It provides a roadmap of what an employer is looking for in their next hire. It also helps them understand the company culture, values and perks that they can offer. When hiring, it's important to provide a smooth, unbiased interview process so as to not discourage potential candidates. The questions should be relevant and not too difficult or too easy, and it should be made clear what kind of answers are expected from them.The hiring process is a complex one, and it's important to make sure that you're following the best practices. This guide will help you find out what exactly goes into the hiring process, and how to hire someone who will be a good fit for your company.

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Veremark visionary innovations

Veremark visionary innovations

Veremark’s visionary innovations for the best and easiest UI for setup and reporting, including the versatile Verepass Career Passport.

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Veremark velocity

Veremark velocity

Veremark velocity delivers the agility and accuracy every time you need it, for rapid and automated background checking and onboarding of new candidates. Our smooth-running background screening platform delivers you the winning performance every time you need to run background checks on a prospective candidate.

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Introducing Career Passport

Introducing Career Passport

Veremark's Career Passport safely stores career credentials with blockchain technology. They can be shared easily and adding additional credentials can be done as required. Once verified, the information remains current and secure (unless they expire, in which case expiry details will be visible too).

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Veremark On Demand Platform Walkthrough

Veremark On Demand Platform Walkthrough

Veremark's On Demand Background Checks allow you to conduct background checks in a secure and scalable way. Pay for background checks one at a time without long term contracts.

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Veremark's On Demand Background Checks

Veremark's On Demand Background Checks

Veremark's On Demand Background Checks allow you to conduct background checks in a secure and scalable way. Pay for background checks one at a time without long term contracts.

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Introduction to Veremark

Introduction to Veremark

Veremark seamlessly enables you to verify the credentials and integrity of existing or prospective employees whilst delivering the best candidate experience possible.

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Lexer Case Study 30 Second with Kate

We are thankful for the opportunity to interview Kate Clarkin, VP Talent of Lexer, on her experience with Veremark. Lexer helps some of the world’s most iconic brands and retailers transform into customer-centric businesses.

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How Do you Know it is Time to Switch Background Screening Vendors (video)

How Do you Know it is Time to Switch Background Screening Vendors

Choosing the right background screening software vendor is vital for any business. When a background screening provider cannot offer a service that brings greater productivity and performance enhancements to your company, you should consider switching to a vendor who values driving new speed, innovation and value, to help contribute to your company’s future prosperity.

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How SMEs Can Bounce Back from Hiring Challenges (video)

How SMEs Can Bounce Back from Hiring Challenges

It's hard for small businesses to find and keep good employees, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) report released on 30 Nov 2021. Despite the lack of resources compared to their larger and richer competitors, SMEs have unique attributes that could be leveraged to attract interested job seekers. Here are five ways that SMEs can consider to better their hiring situations.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Conduct Background Check in 2022 (video)

5 Reasons Why You Need to Conduct Background Check in 2022

A lack of thorough screening of potential employees might harm your company's bottom line. In addition, you can forget about performance delivery since they are just making things up about their job experience. A mis-hire can cost a company a fortune, accounting for not just the salaries, training, and, most importantly, opportunity costs since the right person couldn't have started in the first place. Here are five substantial reasons why every employer should perform a comprehensive background check on employees and applicants.

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Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2022 (video)

Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2022

The recruiting sector has changed dramatically over the previous decade. Some of these changes have been gradual, while others have occurred almost overnight. The primary changes happened due to technological developments, which transformed the hiring process. This upheaval shows no signs of abating, and the coming decade is expected to usher in new recruitment patterns. Businesses need to catch up to these trends to be remembered and preferred by candidates. To help you with that, we have identified five ways you can try to improve your recruitment strategy in 2022.

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How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel (video)

How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel

According to McKinsey Global Institute, over half of organisations have taken actions to automate business processes. Having a recruitment funnel is one thing, however, managing and scaling it well is another. Recruitment automation may be able to solve that problem. It refers to the category of technology that helps businesses automate the hiring process and reduce excessive tasks. Here are three reasons that you should invest in recruitment funnel automation.

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What do high quality candidates look for in a new employer (video)

What Do High Quality Candidates Look for in a New Employer

Job seekers choose a new job not because of the salary or job title but because of the employer’s brand and how the company works. A study by Korn Ferry shows 73 per cent of respondents said that doing a job that has meaning and purpose was the most important thing that made them happy at work. They are also more likely to choose companies that give them the chance to use all of their skills.

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How to Identify Strong Candidates with Psychometric Assessments (Video)

How to Identify Strong Candidates with Psychometric Assessments

Among all of the decisions that organizations have to make, hiring is the most important one. Decisions are often made based on methods and/or information that is mostly irrelevant and hard to measure. When recruiting, it's not a good idea to rely on just your gut instinct.

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5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition tech investment keeps escalating.According to Aptitude Research, nearly 70% of businesses have expanded their investment in talent acquisition (TA) tech in 2021 and 73% expect that to continue to grow in 2022.Not only are the process of hiring top talent getting harder (with better-informed candidates and their rising expectations), COVID-19 added further complications as the period of lockdown and remote work is fuelling “The Great Resignation”.To outcompete against other businesses in the same sector, recruiters have to deliver both a quality service, as well as scalability. One of the ways to achieve scale easily is through the introduction of swift, connected, secure and easy technology with a trusted provider. ‍Here are 5 ways technology is transforming Talent Acquisition.

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Worley Case Study

Worley Case Study

Another satisfied customer of Veremark! We are thankful for the opportunity to interview Craig Brewer, Talent Acquisition Lead of Worley, on his experience with Veremark. Worley is a worldwide team of consultants, engineers, construction workers and data scientists all with one thing in common: to solve the complexity of the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors.

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How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel

How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel

Optimising the recruitment process of your business has become indispensable if you seek to advance your competitive advantage by effectively employing top talent. Background screening is a critical area of the recruitment funnel that cannot be overlooked, as a large part of the company’s hiring success, culture, brand and revenue growth success comes with it. Winning in the hyper-competitive global market, across different vertical sectors, entails choosing professional new talent acquisition technologies and services that fully integrate across your entire, and constantly improving, recruitment funnel.

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How Multinational Companies (MNCS) Do Background Verification?

How Multinational Companies (MNCS) Do Background Verification?

Multinational companies are continually expanding their business to new markets, and hiring the right highly skilled and motivated employees they need. With this expansion comes the need for a more secure way of doing business. The key to success in today’s world is being able to adapt quickly in order to keep up with the changing market trends. This is where background verification comes into play, as it helps companies create an environment that is safe for both customers and employees by protecting them from fraud and identity theft. The best way to do background verification is through a third-party specialist screening service provider. The service provider will provide the company with the required information about an individual’s background, which will then be used by the company’s HR department to make critical hiring decisions.

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How do you know it is time to switch background screening vendors

How do you know it is time to switch background screening vendors?

Background screening is essential to every business. Background screening emerges as employers emphasise the provision of a safe workplace by ensuring the accuracy of candidates’ qualifications, and their job and life experiences. It is vitally important to select the right blend of checks that will help your business in a certain industry, with the seniority of the hire, and the location of the prospective candidate around the world. The range of checks is not only limited to employment gaps, financial background checks and qualification to work checks, but also includes global sanctions checks, credit checks and social media checks.

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How National ID Verification Services for Employers Can Reduce Employee Turnover and Costs

Employee turnover is a major concern for employers, as it costs them a high amount of expenditure per employee for recruitment and training. This is why companies often need to verify their candidates' identity when hiring. This is typically done with a national id check. They use this check to reduce employee turnover and costs. It is important for every business, no matter how big or small, to have a National ID Checking Service in place. This service is a valuable tool that companies can use to verify the identity of their employees and potential candidates. It provides a quick and easy way for employers to find out if their employees are who they say they are. They can also use it to prevent fraud, theft, and other illegal activities that may occur during employment.‍

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Guide to Online Screening Software and How Your Business can Benefit from It

Guide to Online Screening Software and How Your Business can Benefit from It

An online screening software is an important part of the hiring process. It provides employers with a way to screen potential employees before they make a hiring decision. Online screening tools are a way for companies to identify whether a candidate may have lied or embellished their experience and credentials, and to verify whether they may have been involved in any nefarious activities that may cause risk to the employer in the future. They are essential tools that companies use to make sure they don’t waste time hiring and onboarding candidates who won’t be a good fit. They help companies save time and money by rejecting candidates before they become an employee.

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Why Do You Need a Bankruptcy Background Check for Employment?

Why Do You Need a Bankruptcy Background Check for Employment?

Bankruptcy is a legal status that results from a court filing by a debtor who is unable to repay debts. It can also be referred to as "insolvency." In general, it has been found that people with a bankruptcy on their record are less likely to be hired because of the stigma associated with such a status. However, there are exceptions to this rule. Some companies require applicants for certain types of jobs to have no bankruptcies on their records over their whole lifetime. Others may consider having one or more bankruptcies in the past 10 years as grounds for not hiring an applicant.

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Veremark’s visionary screening innovation – Fool-proof background checking

Veremark’s visionary screening innovation – Fool-proof background checking

Veremark’s visionary innovation for the optimum hiring, screening, and onboarding, offers you an unparalleled quality in background checking, customised specifically for your business needs. We don’t just offer a service that delivers excellent screening on candidates and their background, we take it a step further by ensuring our tools are easy to use and versatile at every step for both talent teams and candidates

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Guide to Employee Background Checks for Financial Institutions

Guide to Employee Background Checks for Financial Institutions

Employee background checks are important for financial institutions because they are working with very sensitive information on a daily basis. They need to make sure that their employees, contractors and vendors are not potential risks for the company. Background checks for financial companies are usually more complicated than for businesses from other industries because the work involves handling personal information and money. Employees need to go through a background check before they start working in a financially-regulated company and this is not just for banks, it also includes insurance companies, credit unions, and other financially regulated organizations.

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How Criminal Record Checks are Helping HR Teams in their Hiring Process

How Criminal Record Checks are Helping HR Teams in their Hiring Process

A criminal record check is a background check that can be conducted on an individual to determine the person's criminal history. The information is obtained from a number of sources including law enforcement agencies, court records and intelligence databases.Criminal record checks are necessary for many different purposes in the workplace. They are necessary for pre-employment, international criminal record checks, and hiring. These checks enable companies to be sure that the person they are hiring is a good fit for their company and does not have any criminal charges on their record.

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Guide to Background Checks for BPO Industry, How to Check a Candidate's History

Guide to Background Checks for BPO Industry, How to Check a Candidate's History

The BPO industry is a highly competitive one. Recruiters are the key to maintaining a healthy work culture in this industry. They are the ones who make sure that there is an adequate number of candidates who have the skills and experience required for the job. One of the major challenges that recruiters face in this industry is screening candidates particularly on the aspect of background checking. Background checks are a crucial part of the recruitment process. They help companies to make sure that they are only hiring only people who are qualified for the job. In this article, we will discuss how to do background checks for candidates in the BPO industry and how to check their history.

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A Guide to Background Checks in Australia

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Background Checks in Australia

Background checks are becoming more and more important for Australian employers as the country increasingly embraces a digital and service based economy.Employers are recommended to carry out background checks on their employees, to ensure that their credentials and experiences are accurate and true. These checks might include a criminal record check, an employment history check and a credit check. Background screening checks are an important part of the hiring process. They help employers to make sure that they are hiring the right person for the job and also protect them from lawsuits, and any negative impact on the workplace culture.

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The Most Common Types of Background Checks in Singapore

The Most Common Types of Background Checks in Singapore

There are many reasons why companies in Singapore need to conduct background checks on potential employees. One major reason is that they receive applicants with discrepancies between their work history, educational degrees, or other work related information. Background checks are a key part of any recruitment process. Hiring people on their declared merits alone is an ineffective strategy because it leaves you vulnerable to hiring the wrong person, with inauthentic credentials, who may pose a threat to your organization's reputation.

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A Guide to the Different Types of Employment Background Checks in UK

A Guide to the Different Types of Employment Background Checks in UK

Background checks are a standard procedure for a number of sectors in the United Kingdom. They are used to ensure that the candidate is qualified for the position and that they do not have any criminal records. When an employer wants to hire someone, they will usually request a background check. Background checks can be done through a variety of means, from checking court records to calling their previous employers. The most common type of background check in Britain is through disclosure and barring service (DBS).

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How to Screen your Potential Employees on Social Media

How to Screen your Potential Employees on Social Media

Social media screening is the process of evaluating a candidate’s social media presence and what kind of content they post. It is a way for companies to identify the best candidates who are suitable for the job position and filter out those who are not a good fit. In addition, it helps employers identify if the candidate has any online red flags that could be problematic for them in the workplace. Social Media Screening can be used in many ways, but it is most commonly used during hiring processes as part of social recruiting.

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What’s an Employment Reference Check and Why it Matters

What’s an Employment Reference Check and Why it Matters

Reference checks can be used for various reasons such as checking employment references, verifying academic history, or getting feedback on work performance. These checks are one of the most important steps in the hiring process. They allow employers to verify the credentials of applicants and find out if they have a history of bad behavior. This helps them make better decisions about who to hire and discover other potential candidate issues that might affect their business.

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Veremark – Velocity for Hiring Speed Guaranteed

Veremark – The Velocity for Hiring Speed Guaranteed

Veremark velocity is the new benchmark. Businesses everywhere can rely on Veremark to boost hiring speed and be extremely thorough, with rapid delivery at every phase and on every day. Veremark fast and intuitive platform and service is the right choice for your talent requirements with intuitive tools.

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What are Civil Background Checks and How They are Disrupting HR and Recruitment

What are Civil Background Checks and How They are Disrupting HR and Recruitment

The use of background checks has been increasing in recent years due to a number of changes that have occurred in the market. One change is the rise of civil background checks, which can be conducted without a criminal record. These types of background checks are not as thorough as criminal checks, but they're still effective in identifying possible issues with an applicant's history. 

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Why Background Checking Systems are Changing the Way Companies Conduct their Recruitment

Why Background Checking Systems are Changing the Way Companies Conduct their Recruitment

Background checking systems are automated systems that help businesses to find suitable candidates. These systems use candidate information from various sources, such as social media, resume databases, and online profiles to gauge a candidate's suitability for the job. They are used by companies to keep track of their employees, contractors, and vendors.

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Everything You Need to Know about Background Checks in the Philippines

Everything You Need to Know about Background Checks in the Philippines

The Philippines is the second most populous country in Asia, with a population of over 100 million people. With such a large population, it is not surprising that there are many opportunities for businesses to hire qualified Filipinos. But before they can be hired, these potential employees need to undergo a background check. Background checks are a crucial part of the hiring process for most organizations in the Philippines.

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How to Do a Global Reference Check for your International Employees

How to Do a Global Reference Check for your International Employees

If you are thinking about hiring someone from abroad, you need to ensure that the person has the necessary skills and experience. That is why it is important to conduct a global reference check before you hire someone. The best way to do this is by using a global background check service provider. This is because they are able to find information about an individual's work history, education, and criminal records from across the world in a quick and easy way.

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What Do High-Quality Candidates Look For In A New Employer?

What Do High-Quality Candidates Look For In A New Employer?

Job seekers choose a new job not because of the salary or job title but because of the employer’s brand and how the company works. A study by Korn Ferry shows 73 per cent of respondents said that doing a job that has meaning and purpose was the most important thing that made them happy at work. They are also more likely to choose companies that give them the chance to use all of their skills.

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What are Digital Reference Checks and How are they Disrupting Traditional Reference Checks

What are Digital Reference Checks and How are they Disrupting Traditional Reference Checks

A digital reference check is a background check that is conducted online. It provides a quick and easy way to verify the information that an applicant has provided on their cv. This information can be accessed from online databases, social media and other sources. It's important for companies to do this because it can help them avoid hiring people who may have been convicted of a crime or who have other warning signs in their background.

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Top Trends for HR Staffing & Recruiting Businesses

Top Trends for HR Staffing & Recruiting Businesses - A Guide For Delivering For Clients In 2022 And Beyond

In the past, HR staffing processes were fairly straightforward. Today, more and more people are considering non-traditional ways to recruit their workforce. The top trends in human resources are changing.

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Psychometric Assessments – A Strong Way To Identify Strong Candidates

Psychometric Assessments – A Strong Way To Identify Strong Candidates

When recruiting, it's not a good idea to rely on just your gut instinct. Instead, use psychometric assessment to determine an individual's suitability for a position inside an organization by assessing attributes such as intelligence, values, and behaviors.

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How SMEs Can Bounce Back from Hiring Challenges

How SMEs Can Bounce Back from Hiring Challenges

Overcoming the challenges of attracting and keeping talented staff‍. Despite the lack of resources compared to their larger and richer competitors, SMEs have unique attributes that could be leveraged to attract interested job seekers. Here are five ways that SMEs can consider to better their hiring situations.

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How to Find the Best International Background Checking Software

How to Find the Best International Background Checking Software

There are different companies that offer international background check software and services, but not all of them are created equal. There are important features to look for. The most important is the credibility of the information they provide. If a company has a network of databases that spans across different countries, it will be an indication that they have accurate information. The best international background checking softwares are those that have a user-friendly interface, good customer support and provide accurate information.

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How Employment History Checks Help Companies Vet & Prevent Risky Hires?

How Employment History Checks Help Companies Vet & Prevent Risky Hires?

It is crucial for every business to partner with a professional background checking company because they are experts in verifying the credentials of a candidate. Professional background checking companies usually have access to information that is not easily accessible publicly. They collect valuable information about a candidate and make sure that it is accurate. As such they enable employers to make the right hiring decisions.

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Why Do You Need a Global Sanctions Screening Provider?

Why Do You Need a Global Sanctions Screening Provider?

Sanctions screening helps to ensure that your company is not doing business with candidates or employees on a sanctioned list. While many companies have been using sanctions screening practices for years, more businesses are now turning to professional global sanctions screening providers because they have robust technology which enables businesses to have a more efficient and accurate way to screen for these restrictions.

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Ultimate Guide to Employee Background Checks in 2022: What You Need To Know and How to Protect Your Business

Ultimate Guide to Employee Background Checks in 2022: What You Need To Know and How to Protect Your Business

There are many responsibilities that an employer needs to be aware of before hiring a new candidate or employee. It is important for the employer to make sure that they are doing their due diligence when it comes to screening candidates.

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Traditional background screening versus background screening software. Which one should you consider?

Veremark employs special HR background screening software and tools in our screenings to produce higher-quality data in less time, allowing you to make the most secure, informed hiring decisions possible.

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Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2022

We have identified five ways you can try to improve your recruitment strategy in 2022.

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Reference Check Form on a Clipboard

5 Reasons Why You Need to Conduct Background Check in 2022

According to experts, social media evaluation should not be the sole factor in recruiting decisions. Instead, the screening process should be tailored to your company's industry and the positions you seek to fill.

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Veremark and Lexer logos next to each other

Lexer Case Study

Lexer helps some of the world’s most iconic brands and retailers transform into customer-centric businesses.

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Integrated People Management eco-system, to help with end-to-end flow of talent and experience

Read this short blog post to understand how an integrated people management ecosystem can help with the flow of talent and experience.

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Adding Recruitment & Staffing Value for Business Client’s Specialist Talent Acquisition

Read this blog to understand how to add recruitment and staffing value to specialist talent requirements for business clients.

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Making HR Human Again

Making HR Human Again

While being efficient and effective with clinical precision is awesome, a clinical and rather sterile work environment isn’t all that pleasant. Emphasising efficiency while still focusing on human beings is the way forward.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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Building the Workforce of the Future

Building the Workforce of the Future

Things happen fast in today’s business world, and there is no forgiveness for those who come late or unprepared. Organisations need to start preparing to build their future-ready workforce today.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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all types of background checks

A comprehensive guide to all types of background checks

Background checks are a reliable means to verify information about prospective hires, and to arrive at a rounded assessment. Background checks mitigate the risks of a wrong hire.

All Sectors
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Why run background checks

Why run a background check? Why background checks are important?

The cost of a wrong hire can run into millions for any company. Here are the important things you need to know about background checks.

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How long does a background check take?

How long does a background check take?

Background screening is important for a proper hiring decision. Background verification includes several stages and requires skilled professionals to ensure genuine data accumulation.

All Sectors
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All about background checks

All About Background Checks

Background checks are an integral part of the recruitment process to validate the new hire data in an organisation. With an array of background check tools available in the market, picking the one that best meets your needs is an arduous task. Veremark offers an innovative, cost-effective solution to all your background screening requirements.

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Challenges in the Life of a Professional Services / Management Consulting Worker, & Veremark helps with Career Passport

A Day in the life of a Professional Services / Management Consulting worker - and what they face working with global demanding clients, moving between contracts, and verifying their career credentials with hiring & client businesses

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Talent recruitment
Training & Development
People strategy
Employee
Culture
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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
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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

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People strategy
Culture
Human resource planning
HR Tech & digitisation
Packages
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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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Financial regulations check
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

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Culture
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HR Tech & digitisation
People strategy
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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Top 5 Most Commonly Requested Types of Background Check in UK

UK Employers will usually conduct background checks on applicants before hiring them. This is because they want to make sure that the person they hire is qualified for a given job and won't be a liability in the future.In our Annual Report (Guidance for Hiring, Background Checking & Onboarding in 2022), we've collected data from over 100,000 background checks, across 40+ screening categories for companies & professionals around the world, and summarised results across 6 countries & 5 key industries. We’ve found out that the most commonly requested background checks in UK are Employment Check, National ID Check, Academic Achievement Check, Criminal Record Check, and Global Sanctions Check.

Background Checks Done in the United States: What You Need to Know

Background checks are essential for any job applicant, and they are required by law in most US states. This is because employers need to know that the person they hire will not be a liability to them in the future. The Background Check is a process that is usually done by employers when hiring new employees. It is also done during the hiring process for government jobs and security clearances. The background check process can vary from state to state, but it usually includes a criminal background check and a credit check, among other things. The background check process in the US can be tedious and time consuming for employers. The process is worth it because it ensures that employers are hiring qualified individuals who are trustworthy and reliable. The background check process in the US is a comprehensive and detailed process that is often done by third-party specialist companies. These focused companies will pull information from a variety of sources such as social media, criminal records, and employment history to create a fast, accurate profile of the individual.

Guide to Hiring in Singapore - How to Find, Screen & Evaluate Candidates Properly

Employers should care about recruitment processes because they are not just hiring one person, but a whole team. They need to make sure that the candidate is a good fit for the company culture and that they will be able to do their job well.The recruitment process is a very important part of the HR / people strategy. It can make or break your company from the inside out. A good recruitment process will help you find people who are not only qualified for the position but also have an excellent work ethic and will fit in with your company culture.The recruitment process determines how well the company will be able to find the best talent. It also helps them assess their needs and determine if they are hiring the right person for the job.There are many ways to find people, but there is no one way that is better than all others. The best way to find people depends on what kind of talent you want, where you want to find them and your budget.

The Complete Hiring Guide in the UK - From Looking for the Perfect Candidate to Successfully Interviewing Them

A hiring guide is important for any business. It helps them to understand the recruitment process, how to hire the right person, and what to look for in a candidate. It provides a roadmap of what an employer is looking for in their next hire. It also helps them understand the company culture, values and perks that they can offer. When hiring, it's important to provide a smooth, unbiased interview process so as to not discourage potential candidates. The questions should be relevant and not too difficult or too easy, and it should be made clear what kind of answers are expected from them.The hiring process is a complex one, and it's important to make sure that you're following the best practices. This guide will help you find out what exactly goes into the hiring process, and how to hire someone who will be a good fit for your company.

5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition tech investment keeps escalating.According to Aptitude Research, nearly 70% of businesses have expanded their investment in talent acquisition (TA) tech in 2021 and 73% expect that to continue to grow in 2022.Not only are the process of hiring top talent getting harder (with better-informed candidates and their rising expectations), COVID-19 added further complications as the period of lockdown and remote work is fuelling “The Great Resignation”.To outcompete against other businesses in the same sector, recruiters have to deliver both a quality service, as well as scalability. One of the ways to achieve scale easily is through the introduction of swift, connected, secure and easy technology with a trusted provider. ‍Here are 5 ways technology is transforming Talent Acquisition.

How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel

Optimising the recruitment process of your business has become indispensable if you seek to advance your competitive advantage by effectively employing top talent. Background screening is a critical area of the recruitment funnel that cannot be overlooked, as a large part of the company’s hiring success, culture, brand and revenue growth success comes with it. Winning in the hyper-competitive global market, across different vertical sectors, entails choosing professional new talent acquisition technologies and services that fully integrate across your entire, and constantly improving, recruitment funnel.

How Multinational Companies (MNCS) Do Background Verification?

Multinational companies are continually expanding their business to new markets, and hiring the right highly skilled and motivated employees they need. With this expansion comes the need for a more secure way of doing business. The key to success in today’s world is being able to adapt quickly in order to keep up with the changing market trends. This is where background verification comes into play, as it helps companies create an environment that is safe for both customers and employees by protecting them from fraud and identity theft. The best way to do background verification is through a third-party specialist screening service provider. The service provider will provide the company with the required information about an individual’s background, which will then be used by the company’s HR department to make critical hiring decisions.

How do you know it is time to switch background screening vendors?

Background screening is essential to every business. Background screening emerges as employers emphasise the provision of a safe workplace by ensuring the accuracy of candidates’ qualifications, and their job and life experiences. It is vitally important to select the right blend of checks that will help your business in a certain industry, with the seniority of the hire, and the location of the prospective candidate around the world. The range of checks is not only limited to employment gaps, financial background checks and qualification to work checks, but also includes global sanctions checks, credit checks and social media checks.

How National ID Verification Services for Employers Can Reduce Employee Turnover and Costs

Employee turnover is a major concern for employers, as it costs them a high amount of expenditure per employee for recruitment and training. This is why companies often need to verify their candidates' identity when hiring. This is typically done with a national id check. They use this check to reduce employee turnover and costs. It is important for every business, no matter how big or small, to have a National ID Checking Service in place. This service is a valuable tool that companies can use to verify the identity of their employees and potential candidates. It provides a quick and easy way for employers to find out if their employees are who they say they are. They can also use it to prevent fraud, theft, and other illegal activities that may occur during employment.‍

Guide to Online Screening Software and How Your Business can Benefit from It

An online screening software is an important part of the hiring process. It provides employers with a way to screen potential employees before they make a hiring decision. Online screening tools are a way for companies to identify whether a candidate may have lied or embellished their experience and credentials, and to verify whether they may have been involved in any nefarious activities that may cause risk to the employer in the future. They are essential tools that companies use to make sure they don’t waste time hiring and onboarding candidates who won’t be a good fit. They help companies save time and money by rejecting candidates before they become an employee.

Why Do You Need a Bankruptcy Background Check for Employment?

Bankruptcy is a legal status that results from a court filing by a debtor who is unable to repay debts. It can also be referred to as "insolvency." In general, it has been found that people with a bankruptcy on their record are less likely to be hired because of the stigma associated with such a status. However, there are exceptions to this rule. Some companies require applicants for certain types of jobs to have no bankruptcies on their records over their whole lifetime. Others may consider having one or more bankruptcies in the past 10 years as grounds for not hiring an applicant.

Veremark’s visionary screening innovation – Fool-proof background checking

Veremark’s visionary innovation for the optimum hiring, screening, and onboarding, offers you an unparalleled quality in background checking, customised specifically for your business needs. We don’t just offer a service that delivers excellent screening on candidates and their background, we take it a step further by ensuring our tools are easy to use and versatile at every step for both talent teams and candidates

Guide to Employee Background Checks for Financial Institutions

Employee background checks are important for financial institutions because they are working with very sensitive information on a daily basis. They need to make sure that their employees, contractors and vendors are not potential risks for the company. Background checks for financial companies are usually more complicated than for businesses from other industries because the work involves handling personal information and money. Employees need to go through a background check before they start working in a financially-regulated company and this is not just for banks, it also includes insurance companies, credit unions, and other financially regulated organizations.

How Criminal Record Checks are Helping HR Teams in their Hiring Process

A criminal record check is a background check that can be conducted on an individual to determine the person's criminal history. The information is obtained from a number of sources including law enforcement agencies, court records and intelligence databases.Criminal record checks are necessary for many different purposes in the workplace. They are necessary for pre-employment, international criminal record checks, and hiring. These checks enable companies to be sure that the person they are hiring is a good fit for their company and does not have any criminal charges on their record.

Guide to Background Checks for BPO Industry, How to Check a Candidate's History

The BPO industry is a highly competitive one. Recruiters are the key to maintaining a healthy work culture in this industry. They are the ones who make sure that there is an adequate number of candidates who have the skills and experience required for the job. One of the major challenges that recruiters face in this industry is screening candidates particularly on the aspect of background checking. Background checks are a crucial part of the recruitment process. They help companies to make sure that they are only hiring only people who are qualified for the job. In this article, we will discuss how to do background checks for candidates in the BPO industry and how to check their history.

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Background Checks in Australia

Background checks are becoming more and more important for Australian employers as the country increasingly embraces a digital and service based economy.Employers are recommended to carry out background checks on their employees, to ensure that their credentials and experiences are accurate and true. These checks might include a criminal record check, an employment history check and a credit check. Background screening checks are an important part of the hiring process. They help employers to make sure that they are hiring the right person for the job and also protect them from lawsuits, and any negative impact on the workplace culture.

The Most Common Types of Background Checks in Singapore

There are many reasons why companies in Singapore need to conduct background checks on potential employees. One major reason is that they receive applicants with discrepancies between their work history, educational degrees, or other work related information. Background checks are a key part of any recruitment process. Hiring people on their declared merits alone is an ineffective strategy because it leaves you vulnerable to hiring the wrong person, with inauthentic credentials, who may pose a threat to your organization's reputation.

A Guide to the Different Types of Employment Background Checks in UK

Background checks are a standard procedure for a number of sectors in the United Kingdom. They are used to ensure that the candidate is qualified for the position and that they do not have any criminal records. When an employer wants to hire someone, they will usually request a background check. Background checks can be done through a variety of means, from checking court records to calling their previous employers. The most common type of background check in Britain is through disclosure and barring service (DBS).

How to Screen your Potential Employees on Social Media

Social media screening is the process of evaluating a candidate’s social media presence and what kind of content they post. It is a way for companies to identify the best candidates who are suitable for the job position and filter out those who are not a good fit. In addition, it helps employers identify if the candidate has any online red flags that could be problematic for them in the workplace. Social Media Screening can be used in many ways, but it is most commonly used during hiring processes as part of social recruiting.

What’s an Employment Reference Check and Why it Matters

Reference checks can be used for various reasons such as checking employment references, verifying academic history, or getting feedback on work performance. These checks are one of the most important steps in the hiring process. They allow employers to verify the credentials of applicants and find out if they have a history of bad behavior. This helps them make better decisions about who to hire and discover other potential candidate issues that might affect their business.

Veremark – The Velocity for Hiring Speed Guaranteed

Veremark velocity is the new benchmark. Businesses everywhere can rely on Veremark to boost hiring speed and be extremely thorough, with rapid delivery at every phase and on every day. Veremark fast and intuitive platform and service is the right choice for your talent requirements with intuitive tools.

What are Civil Background Checks and How They are Disrupting HR and Recruitment

The use of background checks has been increasing in recent years due to a number of changes that have occurred in the market. One change is the rise of civil background checks, which can be conducted without a criminal record. These types of background checks are not as thorough as criminal checks, but they're still effective in identifying possible issues with an applicant's history. 

Why Background Checking Systems are Changing the Way Companies Conduct their Recruitment

Background checking systems are automated systems that help businesses to find suitable candidates. These systems use candidate information from various sources, such as social media, resume databases, and online profiles to gauge a candidate's suitability for the job. They are used by companies to keep track of their employees, contractors, and vendors.

Everything You Need to Know about Background Checks in the Philippines

The Philippines is the second most populous country in Asia, with a population of over 100 million people. With such a large population, it is not surprising that there are many opportunities for businesses to hire qualified Filipinos. But before they can be hired, these potential employees need to undergo a background check. Background checks are a crucial part of the hiring process for most organizations in the Philippines.

How to Do a Global Reference Check for your International Employees

If you are thinking about hiring someone from abroad, you need to ensure that the person has the necessary skills and experience. That is why it is important to conduct a global reference check before you hire someone. The best way to do this is by using a global background check service provider. This is because they are able to find information about an individual's work history, education, and criminal records from across the world in a quick and easy way.

What Do High-Quality Candidates Look For In A New Employer?

Job seekers choose a new job not because of the salary or job title but because of the employer’s brand and how the company works. A study by Korn Ferry shows 73 per cent of respondents said that doing a job that has meaning and purpose was the most important thing that made them happy at work. They are also more likely to choose companies that give them the chance to use all of their skills.

What are Digital Reference Checks and How are they Disrupting Traditional Reference Checks

A digital reference check is a background check that is conducted online. It provides a quick and easy way to verify the information that an applicant has provided on their cv. This information can be accessed from online databases, social media and other sources. It's important for companies to do this because it can help them avoid hiring people who may have been convicted of a crime or who have other warning signs in their background.

Top Trends for HR Staffing & Recruiting Businesses - A Guide For Delivering For Clients In 2022 And Beyond

In the past, HR staffing processes were fairly straightforward. Today, more and more people are considering non-traditional ways to recruit their workforce. The top trends in human resources are changing.

Psychometric Assessments – A Strong Way To Identify Strong Candidates

When recruiting, it's not a good idea to rely on just your gut instinct. Instead, use psychometric assessment to determine an individual's suitability for a position inside an organization by assessing attributes such as intelligence, values, and behaviors.

How SMEs Can Bounce Back from Hiring Challenges

Overcoming the challenges of attracting and keeping talented staff‍. Despite the lack of resources compared to their larger and richer competitors, SMEs have unique attributes that could be leveraged to attract interested job seekers. Here are five ways that SMEs can consider to better their hiring situations.

How to Find the Best International Background Checking Software

There are different companies that offer international background check software and services, but not all of them are created equal. There are important features to look for. The most important is the credibility of the information they provide. If a company has a network of databases that spans across different countries, it will be an indication that they have accurate information. The best international background checking softwares are those that have a user-friendly interface, good customer support and provide accurate information.

How Employment History Checks Help Companies Vet & Prevent Risky Hires?

It is crucial for every business to partner with a professional background checking company because they are experts in verifying the credentials of a candidate. Professional background checking companies usually have access to information that is not easily accessible publicly. They collect valuable information about a candidate and make sure that it is accurate. As such they enable employers to make the right hiring decisions.

Why Do You Need a Global Sanctions Screening Provider?

Sanctions screening helps to ensure that your company is not doing business with candidates or employees on a sanctioned list. While many companies have been using sanctions screening practices for years, more businesses are now turning to professional global sanctions screening providers because they have robust technology which enables businesses to have a more efficient and accurate way to screen for these restrictions.

Ultimate Guide to Employee Background Checks in 2022: What You Need To Know and How to Protect Your Business

There are many responsibilities that an employer needs to be aware of before hiring a new candidate or employee. It is important for the employer to make sure that they are doing their due diligence when it comes to screening candidates.

Traditional background screening versus background screening software. Which one should you consider?

Veremark employs special HR background screening software and tools in our screenings to produce higher-quality data in less time, allowing you to make the most secure, informed hiring decisions possible.

Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2022

We have identified five ways you can try to improve your recruitment strategy in 2022.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Conduct Background Check in 2022

According to experts, social media evaluation should not be the sole factor in recruiting decisions. Instead, the screening process should be tailored to your company's industry and the positions you seek to fill.

Integrated People Management eco-system, to help with end-to-end flow of talent and experience

Read this short blog post to understand how an integrated people management ecosystem can help with the flow of talent and experience.

Adding Recruitment & Staffing Value for Business Client’s Specialist Talent Acquisition

Read this blog to understand how to add recruitment and staffing value to specialist talent requirements for business clients.

Making HR Human Again

While being efficient and effective with clinical precision is awesome, a clinical and rather sterile work environment isn’t all that pleasant. Emphasising efficiency while still focusing on human beings is the way forward.

Building the Workforce of the Future

Things happen fast in today’s business world, and there is no forgiveness for those who come late or unprepared. Organisations need to start preparing to build their future-ready workforce today.

A comprehensive guide to all types of background checks

Background checks are a reliable means to verify information about prospective hires, and to arrive at a rounded assessment. Background checks mitigate the risks of a wrong hire.

Why run a background check? Why background checks are important?

The cost of a wrong hire can run into millions for any company. Here are the important things you need to know about background checks.

How long does a background check take?

Background screening is important for a proper hiring decision. Background verification includes several stages and requires skilled professionals to ensure genuine data accumulation.

All About Background Checks

Background checks are an integral part of the recruitment process to validate the new hire data in an organisation. With an array of background check tools available in the market, picking the one that best meets your needs is an arduous task. Veremark offers an innovative, cost-effective solution to all your background screening requirements.

Challenges in the Life of a Professional Services / Management Consulting Worker, & Veremark helps with Career Passport

A Day in the life of a Professional Services / Management Consulting worker - and what they face working with global demanding clients, moving between contracts, and verifying their career credentials with hiring & client businesses

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.

Videos

Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2022

The recruiting sector has changed dramatically over the previous decade. Some of these changes have been gradual, while others have occurred almost overnight. The primary changes happened due to technological developments, which transformed the hiring process. This upheaval shows no signs of abating, and the coming decade is expected to usher in new recruitment patterns. Businesses need to catch up to these trends to be remembered and preferred by candidates. To help you with that, we have identified five ways you can try to improve your recruitment strategy in 2022.

How to Automate your Recruitment Funnel

According to McKinsey Global Institute, over half of organisations have taken actions to automate business processes. Having a recruitment funnel is one thing, however, managing and scaling it well is another. Recruitment automation may be able to solve that problem. It refers to the category of technology that helps businesses automate the hiring process and reduce excessive tasks. Here are three reasons that you should invest in recruitment funnel automation.

What Do High Quality Candidates Look for in a New Employer

Job seekers choose a new job not because of the salary or job title but because of the employer’s brand and how the company works. A study by Korn Ferry shows 73 per cent of respondents said that doing a job that has meaning and purpose was the most important thing that made them happy at work. They are also more likely to choose companies that give them the chance to use all of their skills.

How to Identify Strong Candidates with Psychometric Assessments

Among all of the decisions that organizations have to make, hiring is the most important one. Decisions are often made based on methods and/or information that is mostly irrelevant and hard to measure. When recruiting, it's not a good idea to rely on just your gut instinct.

Getting Started with the Greenhouse Integration

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

Case Studies

Worley Case Study

Another satisfied customer of Veremark! We are thankful for the opportunity to interview Craig Brewer, Talent Acquisition Lead of Worley, on his experience with Veremark. Worley is a worldwide team of consultants, engineers, construction workers and data scientists all with one thing in common: to solve the complexity of the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors.

Lexer Case Study

Lexer helps some of the world’s most iconic brands and retailers transform into customer-centric businesses.

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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