What You Need To Know About Hiring This Month...
Globally, most companies will readily admit that they have, some time or other, made poor hiring decisions due to inaccurate background checks. Given that firms over the past two years have dealt with many previously unfamiliar and unforeseen operational challenges, such as those arising from the exceptional circumstances thrown up by the current pandemic, the chances of background check discrepancies occurring, have increased.
All businesses have high talent standards, and yet they also have to deal with the reality of limited resources. Often there is the need to move quickly to snag a prized hire, and concomitantly, there is the awareness that hiring each new employee adds business and security risk. Performing background checks on applicants and prospective employees is an acknowledged and effective means of uncovering potential issues that could impact the business in the future.
In this month's spotlight, we'll look at Comprehensive Guide to All Types of Background Checks.
A Comprehensive Guide to All Types of Background Checks
There is a wide range of background checks undertaken to verify the
antecedents of a prospective hire. Some or a combination of various checks
may be used.
Read on to find out what are the background checks that are most commonly used.
Missed Our Webinar Last Week?
In our recent webinar, we looked on how HR and Talent Acquisition can seize the competitive advantage and hire great talent faster by optimising their recruiting processes and technology.
This webinar covered:
- How to analyse your recruiting process to identify bottlenecks and improvement opportunities
- How to calculate the costs of slow hiring and justify new investment
- Best practices and trends in deploying background checks as part of an optimised recruiting process
- How can companies remain compliant and confident about candidate quality without a slow process or poor experience
- How background checking technology can improve candidate experience
We are participating in HR Transform 2022
Veremark Team will be participating in the Upcoming HR Transform 2022 in Las Vegas.
HR Transform brings together the leading business and HR executives, investors and entrepreneurs building and inspiring the new world of work. The program for HRT 2022 features more than 65 sessions across four primary tracks of content: Human First, Social Impact, Digital Future and Workplace Transformation.
If you are at the event, head down to the Massage Stations. Take a break and relax with a massage sponsored by Veremark.
UK Digital Identity Document Validation Update
Digital Identity Document Validation Technology (IDVT) to support employers with right to work and pre-employment DBS checks has now been deferred until 30th September 2022. This is to ensure that employers have sufficient time to make changes to their pre-employment checking processes.
Disclosure and Barring Service Fee Changes 2022
As part of their commitment to offer value for money when public services are provided. The DBS have recently undertaken a fee review.
Following the review, they have proposed a change in legislation to allow criminal record fees to be reduced.
The proposed changes are set to be brought before Parliament on 16th March and if approved, will apply from 6th April 2022.