Background Screening on a Global Basis

Piovesan, Marco
June 2007
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p52
Trade Publication
The article offers tips in screening potential employees on a global basis. They include determining what the company needs and wants from global background screening, understanding the culture and business environment in each country, understanding the regulatory environment in each country, engaging key participants from the beginning, considering best practices and establishing clear company policies and procedures.


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