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Changing trends in providing International Verification Services

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by Anita Abraham on 15 Oct ’13

Increasing trend in the global workforce management demands a safer work     environment for any employer. Ensuring accuracy in verification clubbed with quicker TAT along with cost efficiency are pivotal factors to any background verification provider. The rising demands in global business ecosystem require providers to keep pace and comply with dynamic country or state specific laws.

Increasing laws and background check compliance

Nationwide, state specific, other country enacted laws and regulations pertaining to background verification remain dynamic. Amongst major reasons for providers to outsource their background verification services to in-country vendors is to ensure compliance to dynamic laws specific to the state or country. International Verification providers with in-country presence have an advantage as they are abreast to changing laws and practices.

Focusing on quicker turnaround time & lesser costs

It was a standard notion accepted by employers that international checks means big lapse in time for getting the final report back and that too with higher costs. However, with increasing partnerships and collaboration amongst the service providers and offshore delivery models have competitive gains in terms of service delivery and cost effective. Many large service providers have set up their own bases in countries like India, China or Philippines and since a vast majority of International checks are carried out from these or neighboring countries, turnaround have started getting better. Also with increasing local providers tying up with the offshore centers, the service providers are able to sustain better cost models along with quicker turnaround.

Providing services in multiple countries and in multiple languages

With businesses expanding their global footprint and due to demanding global workforce the need for background verification services that is in tune with the changing times. For screening providers, the challenge is providing the services across varying time zones and ensuring no miss in turnaround time. Multi-language support remains as a constant challenge in addressing verification needs across various countries. Deploying partnership models across various countries help overcome multilingual barriers.

Irene Jones

HRO Evangelist & Thought Leader

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