Written By Thomas Ahearn
Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will speak at two sessions – ‘Dealing with the New EEOC Criminal Records Guidance and Hiring’ and ‘Negligent Hiring and Background Checks’ – on April 29 and 30, 2014 at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Management Conference and Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information on the presentations, please visit https://www.esrcheck.com/Stay-Updated/ESR-Speaks/Detail/192/SHRM-Talent-Management-Conference-and-Exposition.
Rosen’s first speaking session, ‘Dealing with the New EEOC Criminal Records Guidance and Hiring,’ takes place on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM EST at Gaylord Opryland. This session is worth 1.25 HR Credit and will help attendees develop an action plan to demonstrate compliance with the updated Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Guidance on the use of criminal records in background checks and hiring. Attendees will also learn how to deal with issues such as “Ban the Box,” relevancy matrixes, targeted screens, and individualized assessments to minimize their legal risks while ensuring a safe workplace. Learn more at http://conferences.shrm.org/conference/2014-talent-management-conference-session-planner/session/dealing-new-eeoc-criminal.
Rosen’s second session, ‘Negligent Hiring and Background Checks-Best Practices and Legal Compliance,’ takes place Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM EST at Gaylord Opryland. This session is work 1.25 HR Credit and will help attendees learn legally complaint best practices to keep their company productive and out of court. Attendees will get an overview of the basics of a negligent hiring lawsuit and defenses that work and do not work and 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. Learn more at http://conferences.shrm.org/conference/2014-talent-management-conference-session-planner/session/negligent-hiring-and-background.
Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) in 1997 and the company is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®). He was chairperson of the steering committee that founded the NAPBS and served as the first co-chairman. He is a frequent presenter nationwide and his speaking appearances include numerous national and statewide conferences for ‘ESR Speaks.’ More information is available at https://www.esrcheck.com/Stay-Updated/ESR-Speaks/. The 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition takes place April 28 to 30, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information, visit http://conferences.shrm.org/talent-conference.
ESR at the 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Stop by the Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Booth #213 at the 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition and say hello to ESR Enterprise Sales Manager Hudson Tree to learn about the fully automated and paperless ESR Applicant Generated Report® (AGR) system.