Let’s face it. We all want to trust the people we choose to hire. And it sure would be nice to avoid the time and expense of running employment background checks on each and every …READ MORE
If you’re an employer or nonprofit agency and you are either obligated or striving to avoid employment discrimination, this should interest you. And if you’ve been following the recent EEOC hearings and anticipated policy updates, …READ MORE
If you rely on background checks to screen candidates and employees, you already have some sort of background screening process in place. Whether formal or informal, structured or loosely-defined, there are certain steps you take …READ MORE
Carrie B. Rosen, member of the labor and employment practice group at Cozen O’Connor and contributor to InsideCounsel.com wrote a two-part series highlighting current hot topics in pre-employment screening.
Besides the fact that we feel pretty …READ MORE
The state of Texas has quite the reputation for being tough on criminals. But it apparently also has quite a problem when it comes to keeping track of its criminal records. The Star Telegram recently …READ MORE
Your applicant could have a serious criminal record that might not be uncovered in a common national, state, or local criminal records search. And this could be trouble.
Just last week we ran a background check …READ MORE
Two commissioners of the United States Commission on Civil Rights recently wrote to the EEOC with some remarkable findings that the use of employment criminal records may actually reduce discrimination against African Americans – men, …READ MORE
What matters is what something is, not what it is called. Or, in the words of Shakespeare, “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” News of two U.S. senators calling on Social …READ MORE
The process of acquiring and onboarding new employees should be a seamless one, all the way from job requisition to onboarding. Kinks in the process can slow down your hiring process, add unnecessary costs, and …READ MORE
If reality shows were held to the same EEOC standards as employers, would Simon Cowell’s reality show pass the test? British network ITV, which broadcasts the Cowell-created show “Red or Black”, decided to eliminate three …READ MORE