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    BACKGROUND SCREENING: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Organization

    Date: January 20, 2015, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Embassy Suites, N. Charleston Convention Center
    Registration begins at 11:00AM

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    BACKGROUND SCREENING: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Organization

    I. Why do Employee Background Checks?

    - Six key Components with a Focus on:

    • Increasing Applicant & New Hire Quality
    • Reducing Employee Theft & Workplace Violence
    • Negligent Hiring & an Employer’s Obligation

    II. What Makes a Background Check Truly Comprehensive?

    III. Where do Criminal Records Come From?

    IV. It all Starts with Good Data – Nationwide Criminal Searches & Data Sources

    V. County Searches – Manual Searches vs. the Dangers of Instant Data

    VI. Order Review – Quality Assurance Practices

    VII. Fingerprinting – Not the Gold Standard

    VIII. Credit Reports & Federal Searches – Can I run them? Should I run them?

    IX. Governing Bodies & Regulations - Who Regulates Background Screening & Why?


    Speaker: Debra Keller

    Debra Keller is VP of Operations at Reference Services, Inc. (RSI), one of only 46 background screening firms in the entire U.S. (out of 2000) to be nationally accredited. Deb is an authority on background screening, regulatory compliance, the FCRA, the use of criminal records in the employment process and the EEOC ‘New’ Guidance of 2012.

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    Meeting approved for HRCI and SHRM cerification credit.