Adverse Media Checks

Know whether your candidate has any unfavourable media mentions

We can tailor a package for your adverse media checks and media screening to meet your regulatory needs, either independently or as part of a comprehensive employment screening package. Sign up for a free quote.

What is an adverse media check or adverse media screening?

An adverse media check or adverse media screening is a broad-based media and press search of a candidate’s background via global electronic media sources. This may involve both professional and personal activities, and helps to provide unique insight into the image and reputation of a candidate and may reveal information pertinent to the role you are hiring for.

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Why conduct adverse media checks?

Adverse media checks can uncover past behaviour or activities that may either affect a candidate’s ability to fulfil the role responsibilities or shed light on the candidate’s character that has not been officially recorded in any other manner, e.g. minor infringements that have been reported in the media.

When used in combination with other employment screening services, adverse media checks and media background checks provide you with a more holistic view of the candidate to allow you to make hiring decisions with confidence.

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When should you conduct an adverse media check?

We recommend conducting adverse media checks for all roles, and particularly when hiring for executive-level or managerial positions, or any position with which the candidate would be exposed to media attention and scrutiny. By conducting your own searches prior to hiring, you will possess knowledge of these issues and be able to hire or prepare accordingly.

How does Sterling RISQ conduct adverse media checks?

Sterling RISQ conducts adverse media checks and media background screening as a broad-based press search of over ten years using the applicant’s name. We utilise global electronic media sources to conduct this search. Content includes more than 31,000 specialised publications and 900 news wires from 200 countries in 26 languages. This thorough search will verify whether the applicant has any adverse media content.

We are experts in conducting adverse media checks with years of experience in the industry. Get in touch with us today to obtain a free quote.

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