July Edition 2020
Artificial intelligence is pushing humans and machines closer together. It’s exciting! AI’s influences are being felt across the HR space, being used to automate business processes, enhance efficiency, and reduce bias among other things.
AI in the human resources sector oversees recruitment and onboarding, employee experience, process improvement, and the automation of administrative tasks. It makes work much easier!
We have Cisive with us who is an expert at certain risks and regulations pertaining to the financial services and other highly regulated industries.
The firm’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offers clients an efficient, finest, and regulatory compliant solution.
Comprehensive services comprise of background screening, vendor/contractor screening, executive screening, drug testing, fingerprinting, paperless onboarding, and electronic Form I-9/E-Verify solutions.
For over 40 years, Cisive has provided tailored solutions to meet the unique requirements of its enterprise clients. It launched its onboarding suite of technologies in 2007 to cater to enterprise clients’ talent acquisition needs, and have been enhancing the platform ever since.
Founded in 1977 as CARCO Group Inc., Cisive launched its new brand Cisive in 2017 to keep pace with its incredible growth and its clients’ increasingly complex challenges for accurate information and insights to make confident decisions.
Today, Cisive provides comprehensive global background investigations on potential and current employees, vendors, clients, and business partners. It also provides drug testing and fingerprinting services through alliance partners. Governed by a mission to mitigate risk for employers, Cisive empowers clients with actionable intelligence and clarity throughout the hiring process. The uniqueness of Cisive’s pre-employment screening services stems from their unwavering focus on truthful reporting, legal compliance, and integrity of source material. The company draws on its rich experience to offer the right solutions to enterprise organizations in highly regulated industries such as financial services. Cisive employs technology to automate processes where achievable by technology, but also employs highly trained personnel for review of background investigation information at critical points. This approach provides the firm’s clients unparalleled insight and the most accurate information and ensures that they overcome employment background check challenges and bring the most qualified candidates on board. The firm’s accuracy rates are extremely high, and its dispute rates are very low. Moreover, while providing this best-in-class quality, its turnaround times compare favorably to its competitors. All these operational and background screening capabilities work in cohesion to improve the candidate experience. The company does not cut corners; as a result, clients don’t have to make a choice between technology and quality of the background screening with Cisive.
In April 2020, Cisive released SAFE19, a COVID-19 Clearinghouse solution, developed to address the world’s journey to re-open after the Coronavirus global pandemic. Cisive’s SAFE19 solution is a secure, paperless, central repository specifically designed to handle the uploading, validation, and compliance reporting on COVID-19 test and immunization data. With SAFE19, governments, businesses, and education institutions can safely re-open while controlling the spread of COVID-19.
SAFE19 is a flexible, data-driven solution designed to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 with the capability to evolve as vaccines and various testing options become available. The system has the capability to use an individual’s profile data and immunization status to generate a digital or physical badge to verify their immunity. SAFE19 protects public health data and eliminates privacy concerns by offering a solution that is federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant. Designed to provide peace of mind to both organizations and end-users, SAFE19 provides confirmation authenticity of testing with dispute resolution to ensure the validity of individual records.
In May 2020, Cisive announced its CONTACT19 contact tracing solution, designed to allow employers to take a proactive approach to testing and contact tracing to ensure the safety of their workforce. The program encourages employees to self-report if they have COVID-19 symptoms or a positive test and can identify and notify other employees who may have been in proximity, making recommendations for isolation or quarantine.
In June 2020, to complete its suite of COVID-19 compliance solutions, Cisive released its ACCESS19 solution. ACCESS19 is a secure, paperless, safety solution specifically designed to allow businesses to resume day-to-day operations while keeping their workforce safe from COVID-19.
ACCESS19 eliminates paper documentation COVID-19 attestation processes for businesses by enabling the entire procedure to be completed from a secure, mobile device. ACCESS19 provides attestation digital badges valid for one day, minimizing the risk of Coronavirus by enforcing daily attestation procedures.
Cisive collaborated across its division of brands, along with their partner, SentryMD, to develop the new SAFE19 solution, which was specifically designed to help re-open communities in a safe and secure manner while controlling the spread of the Coronavirus.
For CONTACT19, Cisive utilized the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 contact tracing program to prepare its team for this new service offering.
For ACCESS19, Cisive collaborated with its subsidiary eVerifile, whose eRailSafe solution was already the standard for contractor safety and security management for railroads and the vendors that serve them.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the world operates. As a result, companies like Cisive have risen to the occasion to develop innovative solutions that address the world’s critical business needs amid the new challenges presented by the pandemic. In a digital-first world, companies are relying on technology more than ever to conduct business. That’s why solutions like Cisive’s SAFE19 COVID-19 Clearinghouse repository were developed to help businesses re-open safely during the pandemic.
In addition, Cisive recently joined 14 other leading, enterprise multinational labor market organizations to launch the Velocity Network Foundation (VNF). VNF is a collaborative, vendor-neutral, nonprofit organization established to define, deploy, and champion the Velocity Network: a globally accessible, trustworthy “Internet of Careers” powered by innovative blockchain technology in response to growing data privacy, security, and market pressures.
As Artificial Intelligence in HR gets smarter and more focused on solving specific problems, we all expect to see even further capabilities: smart matching of individuals and career opportunities, predictive analytics and smart people development recommendations.
Human Capital Management, or HCM, is the active acquisition, employment, and development of a company’s employees through strategic and tactical practices, processes, and applications to maximize their economic value. The set of Human Capital Management practices, procedures, and applications should be focused on the organizational need to provide specific competencies.
Risk management is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center. Comparable to risk reduction, risk mitigation takes steps to reduce the adverse impact of threats and disasters on Business Continuity (BC). Threats that might put a business at risk include cyber-attacks, weather events, and other causes of physical or virtual damage to a data center.
In today’s highly regulated environment and technology-driven landscape, employers are competing for top talent more than ever in digital-first world exacerbated by the Coronavirus global pandemic. As a result, they must focus on providing the best candidate experience, which normally means balancing compliance and due diligence with efficiency. Efficient processes that leverage the latest technology can determine whether an employer meets their hiring goals. With Cisive’s technology, employers can have both without compromise.
More than 15 percent of the company’s throughput is international work today. In 2019, Cisive took its global background screening capability to the next level by acquiring the Pre-Employment Screening division of Blue Umbrella (now Cisive Global), a well-known and highly regarded background screening and due-diligence company in the APAC region and PreCheck, the pre-eminent background screening company in the healthcare vertical, adding to its presence in transportation with DriverIQ, and railroad and vendor screening with eVerifile. These were major milestones in Cisive’s strategy to provide true, global background screening capabilities for every regulated vertical. Cisive is now the top choice for Fortune 1000 companies in highly regulated industries.
About Cisive’s Leader
As CEO, Mr. James Owens has transformed Cisive into an HR technology-enabled services company with a dual focus on HR onboarding and background screening at industry-leading quality levels. Before joining Cisive, Mr. Owens was a senior architect at Cap Gemini Ernst and Young (CGEY). He designed and implemented large-scale systems, including several innovative web-based applications.
"Cisive caters to the complex challenges and program needs of large enterprises."