Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – the world’s largest HR professional society – will hold the SHRM 2018 Talent Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 16 to 18, 2018, that will feature speakers such as background screening expert Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR).
Rosen will present two sessions at the conference: “It’s a Litigation Jungle Out There! Avoiding Legal Claims with Compliant Background Screening” on April 17, 2018, from 2:30 PM to 3:45 PM Pacific Time and “Social Media Background Screening. Is it Right for My Company?” on April 18, 2018, from 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific Time. Both sessions are worth 1.25 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
In the session “It’s a Litigation Jungle Out There! Avoiding Legal Claims with Compliant Background Screening”, Rosen will provide updates on federal and state laws, lawsuits, and regulations controlling pre-employment background checks so attendees may audit their organization’s current practice. The session will also examine ten key areas of compliance to help hire the best while avoiding legal fallout.
In the session “Social Media Background Screening. Is it Right for My Company?,” Rosen will show how to navigate through the legal and practical pitfalls of using social media as part of the hiring process. This session will examine the pros and cons of utilizing social media, including what information is available online, discrimination issues, use of legal off-duty conduct, and privacy, accuracy, and authenticity.
Rosen – author of the “The Safe Hiring Manual” – is a frequent presenter nationwide on background screening issues and has testified as an expert witness in court cases. He was also the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a trade organization for the background screening industry, and served as first co-chair.
Designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, the SHRM 2018 Talent Conference & Exposition will provide the estimated 1,400 attendees with the tools, resources, innovations, and solutions needed to evolve their human capital strategies. To register for the event – which will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada – please click here.
As the world’s largest HR professional society, SHRM represents 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, SHRM has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States. To learn more, visit www.shrm.org.
Visit ESR at SHRM 2018 Talent Conference & Exposition
Employment Screening Resources (ESR) will be an exhibitor at the SHRM 2018 Talent Conference & Exposition from April 16 to 18, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit ESR at Booth #314 at Forum Ballroom at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Use the floor plan tool to find the location of ESR’s booth. To learn more about ESR, visit www.esrcheck.com or find ESR on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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