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Top 10 Background Check Trends for 2017

August 08, 2017


Event: Live Webinar with Clear Law Institute
Title: Top 10 Background Check Trends for 2017
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET
Speaker: Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR)
In this webinar, you’ll learn about the top ten background check trends and best practices for 2017. You’ll learn how your organization can comply with the law and avoid both a lawsuit and a bad hire. Among other things, you’ll learn about:
  • The implications of the new “Ban the Box” movement for employers
  • The increase in class action lawsuits under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • The U.S. EEOC’s position on using criminal records in background checks
  • International background screening privacy issues
  • Governmental oversight and enforcement of background checks
  • Why background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers
  • The current trends, best practices and legal developments affecting due diligence and hiring
  • The new EEOC focus on criminal records, credit reports, and the use of social network sites in background checks
  • Steps employers can take immediately to help ensure legal compliance and avoid class action lawsuits
  • The dangers and pitfalls of using social media
  • How to watch out for fake schools and employment history
  • Advances in technology that can help employers
HR Credits:
HR Certification Institute (HRCI ) 1.25 General
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 1.25 General
Speaker Bio:
Attorney Lester Rosen is founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide background check firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). He is the author of "The Safe Hiring Manual," the first comprehensive guide to background checks, and a frequent speaker at national and statewide conferences on background check issues. He was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the NAPBS and served as first co-chair. He also has qualified as an expert witness on issues surrounding due diligence.

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