The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2013 - What Every Employer Needs to Know

SHRM 2013 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 can be sued for negligent hiring if you hire someone 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 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. Learn legally complaint best practices to keep a business productive and out of court and steps a firm can take immediately to avoid a bad hire.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Presenter: 

Lester S. Rosen

Lester S.
Rosen

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.

Location: 
S102
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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