HR Trends

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From Biometrics to Blockchain: The Current and Future State of Background Screening

We’ve been innovating all parts of the background screening process and influencing change in the industry, but we’re also preparing for a future when there are no more background checks, at least not in the traditional sense.

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The Problem with Canada’s Vulnerable Sector Checks

Vulnerable sector checks are outdated and can create a false sense of security for end users. If not mandated as part of your screening policy, here’s what you can use instead.

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2024 Background Check Industry Trends: Certn’s Predictions

Here’s what Certn’s CEO Andrew McLeod predicts will influence the background check industry in 2024.

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The Future of Work Needs a Better Background Check Process

The Certn background check process is literally made to make hiring faster and easier. Not to mention, it aligns with new and emerging models of work and works where you work.

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Retail Hiring Trends 2023: How Recruiters Can Win with Technology

Here are the retail hiring trends to watch for in 2023 and how Certn can support faster, easier retail hiring to help you keep up.

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Automated Hiring: Hire Faster and Impress Candidates

Automated hiring is a 2023 trend hiring trend that delivers better candidate experiences.

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2023 Background Screening Trends

Here are the 2023 top background screening trends.

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The Gig and Freelance Economy in Canada

Gig work is the trend of people participating in short-term or project-based work arrangements. The Canada gig economy is the ecosystem where this type of freelancing is the primary or major source of income.

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How Hiring Processes Have Changed and How Your Organization Can Adapt

The hiring process has changed drastically in recent years. Here are a key ways you can use technology in recruitment.

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2022 HR Trends Background Screening Helps With

2023 is just around the corner. And while the workplace is very different from what it was at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, to say the change is done is presumptuous.

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How Technology is Revolutionizing Recruitment

Here’s what you need to know about how technology is revolutionizing recruitment, especially when it comes to background screening.

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The Gig Economy Revolution: Preparing for Growth

There’s a work revolution underway. The gig work economy is reshaping work and hiring practices. How’s your company adapting?