Tip Sheet

The Impact of Coronavirus on Background Screening

The Impact of Coronavirus on Background Screening

No matter which sector you work in, where your business is located, or how your business is run, normal hiring cycles will have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This tip sheet, written by HireRight's Caroline Smith, Deputy General Counsel - International, looks at: 

  • An overview of recruitment challenges businesses may be facing at the time
  • Practical considerations to be made when screening during the pandemic
  • Five things to consider when evaluating your background screening programme to ensure that you can still onboard new hires swiftly but safely


Not yet a HireRight customer? If you’d like to talk about your background screening needs in this challenging time, please get in touch on +44 (0) 20 7767 2440.

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