This seminar is designed for human resource professionals, recruiters, busines 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:
The Importance Of Pre-Employment Screening And That Safe Hiring
Legal Issues Affecting Pre-Employment Screening
The AIR Process
Ten Things Every Employer Needs To Know About Obtaining And Using Criminal Records
Past Employment Reference Checks
Other Screening Tools
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. - 10:20 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. What Screening Does And Does Not Do For Employers
10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
10:35 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. Legal Issues Affecting Pre-Employment Screening
A. Negligent Hiring
B. Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act
C. Privacy And Defamation
D. State Rules
III. Pre-Hire Screening Tools The AIR Process (Application, Interview And Reference
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
IV. Ten Things Every Employer Needs To Know About:
A. Obtaining Criminal Records
B. Using Criminal Records
V. Past Employment Reference Checks A Critical But Difficult Step
VI. Other Screening Tools (Education, Driving Records, Credit Reports And Workers
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VII. International Background Screening
VIII. Comparing Outsourcing vs. In-House Options
A. Resources/Cost For In-House Screening
B. Resources/Cost For Outsourcing
C. Vendor Selection And Sample Request For Proposal
IX. Implementing A Background Screening System
A. Develop Policies
B. Background Screening Workflow
C. Set Up The S.A.F.E Hiring System
D. Determine What Level Of Searches
E. FAQs About Setting Up And Operating A Screening Program
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
X. Questions And Answers/Panel Discussion