Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.


In fact, there are five key steps that will help you determine whether or not your candidate should be disqualified and, at the same time, how you can stay compliant with state and federal screening laws. Your focus should be on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and anti-discrimination laws. Older age at the time of the offense or the time of release. Talent Management adverse action background check compliance criminal record hiring matrix Jason Morris

Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online


First, let’s take a look at how many in HR say that they use social media in the hiring process. Take a look at these three key legal concerns. Remember, information readily available on a public page (religion or race, for example, gleaned by glancing at a profile picture) is protected class information. About the Author: Nick Fishman co-founded EmployeeScreenIQ in 1999 and serves as the company’s Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President.


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WIRTW #360 (the “one shining moment” edition)

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March Madness is now if full swing, with 20 games down, and 47 to go (at least as this post goes live). via employeescreenIQ Blog Federal judge reincarnates atheist’s religious bias claims — via Eric Meyer’s Employer Handbook blog Parental Leave Can’t Just Be for Mothers — via Harvard Business Review Social Media & Workplace Technology Believe This? How’s your bracket doing? The always awesome Rhett Miller feels your pain (in song).

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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When Big Data Meets HR — via employeescreenIQ Blog Law firms clash over laptops taken by departing lawyers — via ABA Journal Daily News Compliance concerns for 2015 and beyond, Part 1: Social media — via InsideCounsel The Emergence of Cybersecurity Law — via Ride The Lightning What Does the Anthem Breach Mean For You? — o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day.