You are Screening Globally
When you are screening globally you must clear away these practical and legal issues-
- Understanding local laws for screening and its use.
- What are the screening services are available to a country? You must know that from your screening provider.
- Always keep in mind the cultural differences when you decide what and how you will screen.
- You must create different packages needed by job type and country.
- Your policy should be documented and you must ensure to make a note any kind of unique variances by country.
- Gather all the requirements and make a list of all the regulations which you must comply. Like, for Transportation you must know the rules and regulations and requirements for rescreening details from Department of Transportation; for health care you must get license and certifications, sanction monitoring from OIG (Office of Inspector General) guidance for federal and state.
- To satisfy your requirements of regulatory you must be consulting screening provider of yours to get some ideas on which screening services may be helpful.
- Get verification from your legal counsel whether your screening program goes by the industry requirements.
Which Jobs Require Some Different Degree of Screening
- You must determine whether your executives are going to be screened differently from some other roles.
- Determine whether executives are going to screened in different way from other roles.
- You have to determine whether all those who have access to finances, assets, funds or other sensitive material must be screened in different way from others.
- You must identify each role which needs regulatory requirements like doctors, nurses, drivers and pilots.
- Do consider each job’s physical, intellectual and digital property access.
- Understand whether those who work onsite and those who work from require same screens.
- Never forget to review some access to the safety-sensitive positions
- Create different screening packages which correspond in accordance to roles and levels within the organization.
Must Have Right Criminal History Search Checking for Your Screening Packages
- Always consider what type of crimes and victim’s age which would impact their performing a certain role and check whether your searches cover all these crimes. Like any identity theft from federal courts to get access to some sensitive personal information.
- Determine whether the position requires to drive or cross several state lines or county.
- Ensure whether your criminal searches provide the source data which is up-to-date and most accurate information available.
Verify Whether You Give Compliant Screening Practices
- Your local counsel must verify whether the screening program is meeting the industrial, federal, state or local requirements.
- Pay special attention on how FCRA or Fair Credit Reporting Act governs your screening program and its execution.
- Employ some legal counsel to notify you anytime a employment law changes. Like uses of credit report, uses of the criminal history information, Medial use or legalization of marijuana etc.
Is There Screening for Your Temps, Contractors and Vendors?
- Know if any of these have similar or same physical, intellectual, financial or digital property access.
- Verify that the contracts of vendor spot background screening requirements with some details of various screening packages based on position.
- Ensure whether your company can validate and enforce commitment to the policy.
Does the Screening Program of Yours Provide Your Team any Prominence Across Your Program?
- You must ensure that you have documented policy which is reviewed every year for risk and compliance.
- Always consider global, job-related, regulatory and industrial requirements when you are creating various screening packages.
- You should be consulting with the screening provider to ensure that packages are easily accessible to those who are managing employee screening.
- If there is some possibility, then you must be integrating your screening results with any good tracking system for applicants to get all the candidate information in one main location.