Background Screening Industry Insights

Compliance, HR technology, and screening insights from industry experts

Criminal Record Checks

Criminal Record Checks in Canada [Ultimate Guide]

A compliant and accurate background screening process protects an organization’s employees, property, customers,and reputation.

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Considerations for Rescreening Current Employees

Most organizations recognize the need to conduct a background checks on their candidates prior to employment starting but rescreening employees during employment is not nearly as well known.


Streamline your hiring with ScreeningCanada™ and Greenhouse

ScreeningCanada’s integration with Greenhouse Recruiting allows for hiring decisions to be made more efficiently by eliminating the need for back and forth between your background screening account and your ATS.


Integrate your hiring process with SAP SuccessFactors™ and ScreeningCanada™

ScreeningCanada’s integration with SAP SuccessFactors allows for hiring decisions to be made more efficiently by eliminating the need for back and forth between an organization’s background screening account and their ATS.

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The Cost of a Bad Hire and How to Avoid It

Finding qualified candidates for open positions is one of the most important aspects of a successful organization. Hiring the wrong person can cost a company both time and money for a multitude of reasons. By implementing key hiring practices, bad hires can all but be avoided.


Hiring made easy with ScreeningCanada™ and Workday™

The integration between ScreeningCanada™ and Workday removes the need to go back and forth between your ATS and your background screening account. Now, using the seamless integration, the recruiter or hiring manager is able to launch the background check for a candidate from within their Workday Recruiting account.

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Hiring Post Covid-19

Since Covid-19 became a fast reality for the world and the way that business is run, adaptation has been the name of the game. Employers scrambled to launch remote working capabilities for their teams.

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100% remote recruitment is possible… and not a moment too soon!

Recruitment and hiring are often associated with a resume, interview, handshake and a start date. Once the right candidate has been found, they need to meet the HR Manager for an interview and tour of their potentially new office space before navigating a folder of onboarding forms and that awkward first day… correct?

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Vulnerable Sector Checks Explained

There is often indecision as to whether an organization should request a Vulnerable Sector Verification (VSV), or as it often called a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC), from their candidate, or if a standard or enhanced criminal record check is enough.

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Mitigating risk and supporting clients during this turbulent time

As Canadians adapt to these new,unusual circumstances, I wanted to share what our team has done to mitigate risk and support clients during this turbulent time.

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Background Screening Amidst Covid-19

The world of background screening has always been fluid and ever-changing. We respond to the needs of employers across the country. We adapt to changing privacy and data security laws. We embrace new technology and new ways of onboarding new hires for positions in all levels. COVID-19 is another challenge for us to overcome. Will it be easy? No. Will the industry be changed? Probably. Will it be changed for the better? Definitely.

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LiveVideoID – The Best Solution for Remote ID Verification

LiveVideoID, ScreeningCanada’s proprietary video identification service, approved by Canadian police services, allows candidates to easily authenticate their ID from ANYWHERE using their laptop, their desktop, or most importantly using their smartphone!

Criminal Record Checks

Do I request the Basic Criminal Record Check, or the Enhanced Criminal Record Check?

This is one of the most common questions we receive from clients at ScreeningCanada. Clients want to know the difference between the two services so they can make an informed decision in their onboarding of candidates.

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5 Steps to a Superior Candidate Experience

Companies need to employ people that fit their culture and their organization. However, finding the right candidate can be a challenge in today’s tight job market.

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8 Components of an Effective Canadian Background Screening Process 2019

There are 8 components to a successful background screening process that all modern employers should be looking to their screening vendors to provide.

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