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Ten Trends for Background Checks

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 207D
Education Level: Intermediate

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. While new tools are available, increases have also been documented in litigation, regulation, and legislation affecting background checks. Review the top ten trends and best practices for background checks and safe hiring, including social networking sites and the EEOC approach to the use of criminal records and credit reports.

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.