Monthly Archives: July 2021

World News – Q3

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News 1: Philadelphia Will Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in 2022 The city of Philadelphia, PA., has enacted a law prohibiting employers from testing for marijuana as a condition of employment, effective January 1, 2022. The new Chapter 9-4700 of the Philadelphia Code states that except as otherwise provided by law, or as provided in the […]

Background screening complexities in the LATAM region

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As organizations opportunistically focus on expanding borders and gaining a solid global foothold, managing current and prospective employees has become increasingly complex, making global employment screening a demanding task. Background screening helps prospective employers validate credentials declared by the applicant at the time of hire. Hiring employees from new geographies and validating credentials while adhering […]

Focus of the Month: Singapore

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Ever wondered what it is like to perform a background search in Singapore? Background screening is perceived as entirely different in different countries. As an employer, you must gather complete knowledge of the norms and regulations before initiating background screening for an individual or an organization. No matter where you are in the world, a […]

Difference in doing payroll in larger vs. smaller headcount countries.

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Processing payroll is primarily about arriving at “net” from the “gross.” If that be the case, how different and how complex can doing the payroll in large headcount countries be from doing the same payroll in smaller headcount countries? Headcounts of organizations vary significantly. Not always do we see a direct correlation between the revenue […]

Trends to Watch out in Digital Transformation

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Eric Kimberling once said, “Digital Transformation really doesn’t have a lot to do with the digital part of the term but a lot more to do with the latter part, transformation.” Today, digital transformation is often equated to business transformation, rightly given the circumstances. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, even organizations that had […]