The Top 10 Trends for Background Checks in 2012 - What Every Employer Needs to Know

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
Employee problems are caused by problem employees, and this session will help you avoid bad hires in the first place by keeping current on trends, best practices and legal developments affecting background checks and due diligence in your hiring programs
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You can be the subject of lawsuits for negligent hiring if you hire someone that you should have known, through the exercise of due diligence, was dangerous, unfit, dishonest or unqualified. This session will review the top 10 trends and best practices for 2012 when it comes to background checks and safe hiring, including the use of social networking sites, the EEOC approach to the use of criminal records and credit reports, international background screening, resume fraud, dealing with temporary workers, privacy and off shoring of personal data, and tools to protect against workplace violence.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Presenter: 

Lester S. Rosen

Lester S.
Rosen

Lester S. Rosen is an attorney at law  and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a national background screening company.  He is a consultant, writer, expert witness  and frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening. He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” (3d Edition 2017/826 pages), the first comprehensive book on background screening.  He served as the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the Professional Background Screeners Association (PBSA),  served as its first co-chair and received the PBSA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. 

Location: 
B304
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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