Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Background Check

A background check is a process in which organizations verify an applicant’s identity and personal information. Background checks validate the applicant’s date of birth, Social Security number (in the U.S.), criminal history, education and employment history, previous legal names, past addresses, bankruptcies and other important information.

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.