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Ten Trends for Background Checks

September 30, 2015

Ten Trends for Background Checks

Session 4310

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Education Level: Intermediate

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Security professionals have always recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is critical. Faced with insider threats, security must also apply the same principles to employee retention and threat assessments. This session will help you avoid bad hires while staying in legal compliance and keeping your organization out of court. Failure to conduct due diligence during hiring can create a legal and financial nightmare including lawsuits and fraudulent workers. However, failure to comply with numerous state and federal laws and regulations also carries extreme risks. Learn legally complaint best practices to keep your business productive and out of court, including how to obtain and utilize criminal record and background information on job applicants.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn why background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers.
  • Understand the current trends, best practices and legal developments affecting due diligence and hiring and retention.
  • Get acquainted with cutting edge issues such as the new EEOC focus on criminal records and credit reports and the use of social network sites.


Lester Rosen
Attorney at Law
Employment Screening Resources, Inc.

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