What the Latest MAS Reference Check Proposal Means for Financial Industries in Singapore

July 8, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
Following the release of Hong Kong’s mandatory reference check consultation paper, The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has similarly published an updated mandatory reference check...
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Why Asia’s Finance Industry Needs to Screen Job Candidates

June 16, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
It’s no surprise that extra vigilance is required when hiring for roles that deal with consumers’ assets, especially as finance roles often involve access to...
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The Growing Demand in Asia’s Healthcare Industry

June 3, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
In Asia Pacific, ongoing factors such as the aging populations, COVID-19, and worldwide demand for more healthcare facilities and services have increased the need for...
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3 Considerations When Social Media Screening in Asia Pacific

May 19, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
Nowadays many employers are relying on background screening firms or their in-house HR professionals to conduct online social media searches to learn more about their...
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Approaches to Criminal Backgrounds Checks for an International Workforce

May 5, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
In today’s age, the varying laws on conducting criminal background checks across Asia Pacific mean that companies need to adapt their screening measures in accordance...
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Asia’s Hidden Need for Education and Institution Accreditation Checks

April 21, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
There is no denying that academic fraud and corruption are growing worldwide. Advances in technology, the rapid growth of international student mobility, and the globalization...
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The Risks of In-house Social Media Screening in Hong Kong

April 8, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
Conducting social media screening on a candidate is becoming an increasingly common practice in the hiring process. Despite the common perception that data in the...
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The Top Asian Country with Background Screening Complexities

March 24, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
"Even if you are accomplished in Korea, people are constantly asking about your college degrees; you have constant pressure to fake it,” says Whang Sang...
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Key Considerations for Managing a Workforce Across Asia

March 11, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
Whether you are a small or global business, staying informed about your industry and maintaining compliance to ensure that decisions are based on relevancy and...
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The Urgent Need to Reskill for Employees in Asia

February 9, 2021 | Zenab Zamani
Digitalization and the constantly evolving need for employees to reskill has been affecting the workplace long before the current health crisis. In 2017, previous research...
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