Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn

ClearStar, a leading Human Resources (HR) technology firm that provides background checks, and Social Intelligence™, the only social media background screening company to be designated as a consumer reporting agency (CRA) by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), will host a free webinar titled “Social Media Background Checks: Supporting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Digital Age” on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

The free webinar – which will be hosted by Social Intelligence President Bianca Lager, ClearStar Executive Vice President and General Counsel Nicolas Dufour, and ClearStar Vice President of Global Sales Dawn Standerwick – will examine how toxic online content can create toxic workplaces and how Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) initiatives can help solve this problem. Attendees of the webinar will learn:

  • What toxic online behaviors affect the workplace
  • How DEIB leaders are getting involved with background screening
  • What a formalized social media screening program looks like
  • Social Media Screening Compliance 101
  • What a compliant and actionable social media report looks like

The Social Intelligence Intolerance Database has identified 389 hate groups, 214 hate symbols, and 171 slurs. So far in 2022, the company has flagged 46% of reports for intolerance, 33% of reports for potential violence, and 31% of reports for potential illegal activity. To register for the free webinar, which takes place from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT), click here.

Social Intelligence™ has been the trusted provider of the Social Intelligence Report™ since 2010. A 2011 FTC Opinion Letter to Social Intelligence™ found that the company is a CRA and that social media reports are consumer reports for employment decisions that come under the jurisdiction of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). To learn more, visit www.socialintel.com.

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is a service offering of ClearStar, a leading HR technology company and CRA specializing in background checks, drug tests, clinical tests, and occupational health screening. ClearStar offers social media screening solutions that turn social media posts into actionable insight and help employers leverage social media when hiring. To learn more, visit www.clearstar.net.

NOTE: Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – a service offering of ClearStar – does not provide or offer legal services or legal advice of any kind or nature. Any information on this website is for educational purposes only.

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