Weekly Wrap Up-March 8, 2013
March 8, 2013
This week, EmployeeScreenIQ released the recording of our latest webinar, 992 Heads are Better than One: Balancing Applicant Rights & What Employers Need To Know. Whether you were able to join us for the webinar last week or you missed out, you can download the recording and watch at your convenience. We also posted a story on the continuing issues with background checks on employees in child care facilities. And lastly, find out the latest updates on “ban the box” in Rhode Island in our post, Rhode Island Job Candidates Judged by their Criminal History? Also-don’t forget that our official 2013 employment screening trends survey report will be ready for your reading pleasure very soon!
EmployeeScreenIQ polled nearly 1,000 HR professionals to uncover how screening practices within their organizations have evolved in order to incorporate these new regulations into their program while balancing the need to protect their company. Hear the results of this survey and benchmark our findings with your policies and practices. Join EmployeeScreenIQ for an informative panel discussion, Balancing Applicant Rights & What Employers Need To Know. Download the recording now!
Child care facilities and state education departments might be doing background checks, but simply saying you’ve done a background check is not enough. In Virginia, Chesterfield Planning Commissioner Russ Gulley recently stated that Virginia’s background checks for in home daycare providers are not extensive enough. Read More
In Rhode Island, as we’ve seen in other states, the “ban the box” legislation has been increasing in popularity as well as enforcement. If by chance you have not heard the latest, several states have removed the check box on job applications that asks the candidate if they have been convicted of a crime-an issue we have blogged about frequently. Read More