Tightening the net

There are new talent challenges in 2017, including the rise of contingent workers and the increasing globalisation of the workforce. Are you doing everything you can to ensure the people you hire are who they say they are?

First, the bad news: more than one in five (21.5%) background checks conducted on job candidates in the Asia-Pacific region in 2016 identified inaccuracies in the information supplied by candidates. This finding was based on the results of background checks performed by HireRight in the APAC region last year.

Fortunately, there is some good news: this discrepancy rate has decreased significantly from 29% the previous year, and rates have likewise dipped slightly in key APAC markets, with Hong Kong, India, the Philippines and Singapore experiencing the largest decreases. FULL ARTICLE