The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2013 - What Every Employer Needs to Know
1.25 HR Credit | Competencies: Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
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.
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.