How Background Screening Can Help Singapore’s Financial Institutions Mitigate Their Operational Risk

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by Caroline Smith, Archan Bahulekar On August 5, 2022, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued an information paper addressing operational risk management (ORM) standards and practices. The paper, which can be accessed here, focused on good practices, improvement areas, and case examples observed from the MAS inspections. Additionally, the paper scrutinised and provided recommendations […]

Compliance Roundup: You’ve Asked – We’ve Answered!

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We know how difficult it can be to navigate the ever-changing legislation around HR compliance. HireRight hosts a webinar covering emerging legislation and litigation that impact employers’ screening programs each quarter. During the webinar, we field questions directly from HR professionals. We have compiled the top questions asked during the webinar and our responses. Some […]

DHS Proposal Could Pave The Way For Permanent I-9 Remote Virtual Inspection

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A new rule proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would permit the Secretary of Homeland Security to authorize alternative procedures for inspecting identity and work authorization documents required by Form I-9 for some or all employers. If adopted, employers will be provided with other temporary or permanent options to complete Form I-9 in […]

#BehindTheScreens – AI in the Workplace

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Welcome to another episode of Behind the Screens, a HireRight video series shedding light on the latest in background screening, HR and Talent Acquisition insights, and more. In this episode, host Suzanne DeBow is joined by Alonzo Martinez, Associate General Counsel at HireRight. Suzanne and Alonzo shed light on how AI is being used in […]

What U.S. Employers Need to Know About Ban-The-Box Laws

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In a famous episode of U.S. comedy series “The Office”, branch manager Michel Scott learns that one of his employees, hired by another branch, is a convicted felon. In true television form, Michael informs all employees of the incident, and dons a convict felon persona “Convict Mike”  to advocate for why working in an office […]