Compliance Infographics & Whitepapers

First Advantage Background Screening Trends Report 2015:
US Retail Industry

The retail industry faces unique challenges and as a whole, it’s evolving at warp-speed with the introduction of new technology, business channels and even new economic models, such as the sharing economy. Retail employers need to optimize their business results by quickly, cost-effectively hiring the best talent in a fast-moving market, while comprehensively managing their employee-related risks. Review the proprietary information within this report to help benchmark your current screening program, and share it with your peers in Human Resources, Loss Prevention, Security and Risk Mitigation across the industry.

Survey: Do Consumers Really Embrace Background Screening?

We asked consumers around the globe through third party research firms: in a global economy that is increasingly based on trust decisions, do you think organizations should conduct background checks on their employees?

Protect Your Business When Hiring from the World's
Largest Talent Pool: What You Need to Know About Employment Background Screening in China

As employment screening becomes more widely accepted throughout the world, employers are quickly discovering that various countries have evolving views, standards and requirements when it comes to background checks and verifications. China, the topic of this paper, is one of the more high-profile regions that employers are closely watching— and for good reason.

First Advantage Background Screening Trends:
EMEA - January 2011 - June 2014

Full Report
This report highlights some of the key findings and trends in verifications in EMEA, including volumes of checks and discrepancy rates over time and across industries, for education, employment and professional verifications.

Solving the Maze of the ACA’s Employer Mandate

With over 20,000 pages of law, regulations and other guidance related to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this whitepaper looks specifically at the Employer Mandate provision of the ACA and helps employers summarize some of the more critical issues related to employee hours and the requirement to offer health insurance coverage. With a compliance date of January 1, 2015, businesses need to prepare for the ACA now.

Get Ahead of the Compliance Curve:
Proactive Points to Prepare in 2014

By Seyfarth Shaw LLP Attorneys Pamela Devata and Paul Kehoe.
Employment screening is a dynamic, constantly evolving process that has come a long way in the past 20 years. With progress often comes increased regulation from local, state and federal governments, and agencies. This document offers an at-a-glance overview of the biggest, hot-button rules and regulations in employment screening, and quick tips for keeping your organization compliant.

Hiring Employees and Vendors in India

Information You Need to Know
As employers around the world progress towards a standard practice in global background screening, they are discovering a range of unique regional- and country specific issues that must be addressed and resolved to optimize their hiring success. India, the focus of this document, is a prime example. For starters, India is a hotspot that has become synonymous with the offshoring or outsourcing of key business processes such as information technology (IT), product development, shared services for back office functions, and customer support. Likewise, considering its massive population, roughly 1.2 billion people compared to 313 million people in the United States (U.S.), it’s also a hiring mecca for organizations looking to recruit the best talent to work both inside and outside the country.

First Advantage Background Screening Trends:
EMEA - January 2011 - June 2014

In the period from January 2011 to December 2013, the volume of pre-employment checks processed in EMEA rose by more than 25% as more employers appreciate the value of screening and economic optimism has spread. This infographic accompanies the First Advantage Background Screening Trends Report,"The changing landscape of verifications screening across Europe, the Middle East and Africa" available here.

Moving Background Screening from Tactical to Strategic:
Five Key Steps

From the June 5, 2014 Webinar
Although it's considered a tactical area of recruitment, background screening can have a dramatic impact on a company's overall recruitment strategy. Organizations that make a strategic investment in these solutions are able to expand their global reach, improve the candidate experience, and strengthen the quality of hires. This report will highlight five steps for enhancing your approach to background screening.

First Advantage Background Screening Trends Report: India

Quantifying the trends and qualifying the nature of applicant fraud in India: October to December 2013
First Advantage remains committed towards aligning Indian recruitment and all pre-employment screening practices with the best in the world.

Commercial Driver Safety Report: 2010 - 2013

In 2013, overall DQF non-compliance increased 20 percent.
This report shows which factors are impacting transportation employers and their hiring processes across the U.S. It offers fresh, statistical insights into hiring, employment screening and drug testing programs that can be used to inform and adjust future hiring practices and benchmark performance. The report also reveals how smart new resources such as integrated third-party access to the Pre-employment Screening Program offered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) can help employers accelerate hiring so they can better compete for workers, as they also comply with industry regulations.

Getting Greater Global Results (eBook)

Top 10 Lessons Learned from Companies Screening Internationally
To help you better understand the basics of global screening as well as its complexities, we’re pulling back the curtain and sharing our global expertise in a brief series of lessons learned, along with tips, insights and recommendations designed to strengthen your knowledge base and potentially streamline and advance your overall global screening program.

First Advantage Employment Screening Trends Report: Asia Pacific

January - March 2013
The data in this report was drawn from nearly one million employment verifications and reference checks conducted from January 2012 to March 2013. The report presents the results across key markets in Asia Pacific, segmented under five critical discrepancy types – employment, education, financial-related, database and criminal.

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