EmployeeScreenIQ Weekly Wrap Up: November 1, 2013

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Happy Belated Halloween and Happy November! The autumn season is in full swing (with hints of winter even) in Cleveland, Ohio. It’s hard to believe another month has flown by and the amount of background screening news that came with it. See below for a few highlights from this past week and as always, check out the EmployeeScreenIQ Blog for even more.

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Target Wants to Hire More Ex-Offenders? Minnesota-based Company is Banning the Box.

In order to hire more ex-offenders, Minnesota-based Target Corp. announced they will ban the box asking candidates about criminal history. Read More

 

Just a Bill for Now—Will Background Checks Be Required for All Public Schools?Background Checks in Public Schools

A new bill was approved by the House that would require background checks on employees in public schools. Could this become a law in the near future? Read More

 

 

 

Today Show Report: Stricter Background Checks Needed for Senior CaregiversRossen

We’ve all heard stories about seniors being abused, neglected or bilked out of their savings, so where is the mandate that caregivers be properly screened? Read More

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Nick Fishman is the co-founder of EmployeeScreenIQ, a leading, global employment background screening provider, and serves as the company’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He pioneered the creation of EmployeeScreen University, the #1 educational resource on employment background checks for human resources, security and risk management professionals. A recognized industry expert, Nick is a frequent author, presenter and contributor to the news media. Nick is also a licensed private investigator in the states of Ohio and Texas.
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