After more than 30 years in business, investigating Middle East hires for 2,000 multinational employers in the UK and globally, Michael Whittington, Certn’s Managing Director in EMEA shares best practices for navigating the regional challenges of global screening. He outlines…
Our check platform integration with the award-winning Talos Applicant Tracking System (ATS) helps businesses streamline their employment checks and reduce their hiring risk. The Talos ATS integration provides a unified platform for HR professionals to request and view various checks, save time and reduce the administration associated with multiple logins.
Education verifications authenticate new hires industry qualifications, academic history, and professional memberships. We compare claims with information on official files and alert employers of inconsistencies. This helps confirm whether CV’s are accurate, if candidates have been honest and have the right experience for roles. The right checks can verify international experience and mitigate the risk of a bad hire.
The checks and international support to ensure that you hire the best talent in compliance with employment laws and best practices. As part of the recruitment process, all employers should carry out right to work checks, digital identity verification, criminal record checks, education and employment history checks. For senior positions or roles that work with vulnerable groups, ie children, a more thorough check should be carried out.
This infographic looks at key checks for workforce screening to prevent mistaken hires based on inaccurate CV information. Even if employers think a candidate is a perfect fit, uncovering a lie on an applicant CV through accurate background screening can send a person straight home, saving costly management time, potential damage to company reputations and help prevent risks to the workforce or public safety.
HR Grapevine February 2023
The hiring process takes on a new challenge when hiring remotely or employing a hybrid or remote worker. Michael Whittington MD of Certn EMEA Credence looks at why verifying identity and screening candidates’ backgrounds is more important with remote working and how the correct screening process can help minimise your risks.
HR Review Sept 2022