The Top 10 Trends for Background Checks in 2014: What Every Employer Needs to Know

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will help you avoid bad hires by keeping current on trends, best practices and legal compliance affecting background checks and due diligence in hiring.
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You have long recognized that due diligence on new hires is a mission critical task. It is important for you to stay current since there are new tools available, as well as an increase in litigation, regulation and legislation. This session will review the top 10 trends and best practices for 2014 for background checks and safe hiring, including social networking sites, and the EEOC approach to the use of criminal records and credit reports.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Lester S. Rosen

Lester S.

Lester S. Rosen is an attorney at law and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) an accredited nationwide background screening firm. He is the author of, “The Safe Hiring Manual-- the Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers (3d Edition 2017). He is also a consultant, writer and frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues and has testified as an expert witness in court cases. Mr. Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and served as the first co-chairman in 2004.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
Critical Evaluation
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