This seminar is designed for human resource professionals, recruiters, business owners and managers.
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 bad hires in the first place. The seminar will cover:
• Top Security Threats
• Violence In The Workplace Policy
• Problem Employees
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
C. Audience Survey
D. Why Screen?
9:10 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
II. 2003 Nationwide Survey: Top Security Threats
9:20 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
III. Scope Of The Problem
9:35 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
IV. Video: After A Shooting
9:55 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
V. Violence In The Workplace Policy
A. Written Policy
B. Rapid Response Team
C. Local Law Enforcement Liaison
D. Does “Zero Tolerance” Work?
E. Victim Assistance And Counseling
10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
10:55 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
VI. Dealing With Problem Employees
A. Warning Signs
B. Counseling The Problem Employee And The Aftermath
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
12:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
A. What Screening Does And Does Not Do For The Employer
B. Advertising The Job; Job Descriptions
C. Job Application Forms
D. Hiring Interviews
E. Obtaining And Using Criminal Records [Donald K. Stern and
F. Prior Employment Checks
2:05 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
2:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Screening (Continued)
H. Driving Records
I. Credit Reports
J. Workers’ Compensation History
1. Drug Testing
2. Psychological/Honesty Tests
L. Job Offer Letters And I-9 Forms