Picture the scenario: Mark has just been appointed to a new senior role, and his employer wants to check his background.
Mark has had an international education and career path, studying in Switzerland and Germany and enjoying a successful career in Australia, Malaysia and the UK before moving to the US.
How can a company check Mark’s credentials to ensure he’s been honest and truthful in his application for the role?
Screening companies are experts on the rules and regulations of their own countries, but many do not know to what extent regulations or background checks differ abroad.
When faced with an international check, there are six key areas to consider:
International Background Check 1: Consent and Release of Information
Consent forms need to show how information will be treated and who will have access to it. Perhaps third parties other than the company ordering the checks need to review