This seminar is designed for human resource managers, business managers and owners, security professionals and personnel recruiters.
Hiring an employee with a criminal record or false credentials can lead to disaster. Employers and Human Resources professionals have become painfully aware that without exercising due diligence in hiring, it is a statistical certainty that an employer will encounter workplace problems, including workplace violence, unqualified employees, theft and lawsuits for negligent hiring.
However, employers face numerous challenges in the hiring process, including legal regulations, privacy concerns and limited budgets.
This seminar will show you how to keep your workplace safe and weed out the potentially bad hires in the first place. The seminar will cover:
An Understanding Of The Importance That Safe Hiring And Background Checks Play In The Hiring Process And Why Exercising Due Diligence Is Critical
An Introduction To Obtaining, Evaluating And Utilizing Criminal Records Legally In The Hiring Process.
How To Audit Your Due Diligence, And What Juries Look For In Negligent Hiring Cases
An Overview Of The Legal Aspects Of Obtaining And Using Background Screening Information, Including The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) And Similar California Laws, Anti-Discrimination Laws, Legal Pre-Employment Inquiries And The Effect Of Other State Laws
How To Recognize Ten Sure Signs An Employer Is Hiring A Lawsuit Waiting To Happen
Ten Safe Hiring Tools That Cost Nothing That An Employer Can Implement Immediately
The Importance Of The Application, Interview And Reference Checking Process In Keeping Your Workplace Safe And Profitable
Implementing Policies And Procedures For An Effective Background-Screening Program
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
I. The Importance Of Pre-Employment Screening And Safe Hiring
A. Why Pre-Employment Screening Is Critical
B. The Four Top Reasons To Screen Employees
C. The ROI On A Safe Hiring Program
D. What Screening Does And Does Not Do For Employers
9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
II. Legal Issues Affecting Pre-Employment Screening And Pre-Employment Inquiries
A. Negligent Hiring
B. EEOC And California DFEH Non-Discrimination Rules
C. Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act
D. Privacy And Defamation
E. Other Legal Considerations
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
III. Pre-Hire Screening Procedures The AIR Process (Application, Interview And
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
IV. Past Employment Reference Checks A Critical But Difficult Step
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Introduction To Other Screening Tools (Education, Driving Records, Social Security
Trace, Credit Reports, Workers Compensation, Drug Testing, International
Screening And Terrorist Searches)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
VI. Obtaining Criminal Records Ten Things Every Employer Needs To Know
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
VII. Utilizing Criminal Records In Employment Decisions Ten Things Every Employer
Needs To Know
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
VIII. Implementing A Background Screening System
A. Developing Policies
B. Set Up A S.A.F.E. Hiring System
C. Background Screening Workflow
D. Determine The Type And Level Of Searches
E. FAQs About Setting Up And Operating A Screening Program
F. Comparing Outsourcing vs. In-House Options
G. A Summary Of Ten Safe Hiring Tools
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IX. Auditing Your Current Safe Hiring Procedures