October 2017 Screen News
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October 2017 DIGEST

In this edition of Screen News, we cover the top background screening news stories from last month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to so we can share it!

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More than Eight Out of Ten Employers Find Resume Fraud

A benchmark study on employment background screening revealed more than eight out of ten employers – a whopping 85 percent – found resume fraud that includes “embellishments or outright lies on job applicant resumes in the last year,” according to a bulletin from SharedHR...


After Equifax hack, time to make sure your identity’s safe

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, recently notified the public about a security breach potentially affecting 143 million U.S. customers...


Sector Report: Robots Take a Big Step in Staffing

The gig economy continues to dominate trends in the staffing industry, triggering new partnerships, driving technology innovations, and forcing recruiters to wonder what role they will play in the future...


What Global Mobility Management Means to Talent Acquisition

We operate in a truly global economy. U.S. multinational corporations alone account for more than 34.5 million workers around the world, and trade accounts for more than 50 percent of global GDPFor talent acquisition, this means recruiting no longer takes place within driving distance of a company's headquarters. As the economy continues to improve, and the competition for talent increases, recruiters are tasked with reaching beyond borders to source, recruit and relocate talented candidates to wherever they're needed...


The Future Of Work: HR Hackathons Improve The Candidate And Employee Experience

The rate and pace of digital transformation is impacting all business functions. HR is at the center of this as digital disruption and is inventing new ways to recruit and engage talent...


Florida Department Hiring 200 Temp Workers After Irma

The Florida Department of Children and Families is hiring up to 200 temporary workers to help with relief efforts following Hurricane Irma. The department has partnered with CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and the Manpower employment agency to host a three-day hiring event at CareerSource CLM’s career center at 2703 NE 14th St. in Ocala, according to a news release...


Talentegy Appoints a Recruiting Luminary to Advisory Board

Further Increasing the Company’s Commitment to Optimizing the Candidate and Employee Experience -- Talentegy, the next generation analytics platform designed to help HR teams optimize candidate and employee experience, today shared the recent appointment of a third member to its Board of Directors, John Vlastelica. In addition, Talentegy was proud to announce its sponsorship of the Talent Board and their upcoming 2017 North American CandE Symposium and Awards Gala taking place in Nashville on October 2nd...


What Job Candidates Expect From Employers: The Power Shift in a Candidate-Driven Market

The job market continues to be candidate-driven, which means job seekers have far more power and latitude to be very selective regarding opportunities and employers. In fact, they probably have a pipeline of opportunities from which to choose. There’s no doubt that employers are feeling the impact of the heightened competition for their attention...


Background checks don’t need politics

To the Times:

As the former councilwoman for the Sixth District of Upper Darby, serving a community that is a first-ring suburb of Philadelphia, I know how critical it is for our state and federal governments to enact laws and policies that will reduce the flow of guns onto our streets. I can also attest that my community members want politicians in Harrisburg and Washington to take action to keep guns out of the hands of convicted felons, domestic abusers, and other dangerous individuals...


Uber, Lyft launch in Pullman after rocky start

Two weeks after the Pullman City Council amended its taxicab licensing code to fit background check requirements of “transportation network companies,” ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft officially launched Friday morning in Pullman...


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