EmployeeScreenIQ Weekly Wrap Up: September 20, 2013

Nick Fishman

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I don’t know about you, but September has been flying by for me! The EmployeeScreenIQ office has been bustling with activity, per usual, and of course there have been quite a few blog posts lately. Of course, you should check out our blog page, but here are a few highlights. Yesterday, we released a brand new article, Time for a Wake Up Call: Are Your Criminal Background Checks Giving You a False Sense of Security? You can download the article here.  In response to Monday’s tragedy, Nick shared a post confronting the issues that must be faced when it comes to preventative actions in background checks. Read Too Many Questions Unanswered About DC Gunman’s Employment Background Check for more information. Last week, we released this month’s issue of BTW, featuring Angela’s article, In Defense of Common Sense: Lessons from the Freeman Case Dismissal.

Time for a Wake Up Call? Find out if Your Criminal Background Checks Are Giving You a False Sense of Security.Criminal Background Checks

As a background screening company, the key to a thorough criminal background check is gathering information that helps employers make smarter hiring decisions. This includes knowing the different types of criminal background checks, how far back to search for records, and how accuracy plays an important role when searching for criminal records. Whether you’re already knowledgeable in criminal background checks and would like a refresher or if you know very little, this guide is for you. Read More

 

 

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Too Many Questions Unanswered About DC Gunman’s Employment Background Check

In light of Monday’s tragedy in Washington DC, our nation again mourns the loss of innocent lives which could have been prevented. And while I desperately wanted to fire off an angry post on Monday, I intentionally sat back for two days so that I could digest all of the finger-pointing I knew would ensue. Read More

 

 

September BTW: In Defense of Common Sense: Lessons from the Freeman Case DismissalEEOC vs. Freeman Case

In the September issue of By The Way, our featured article highlights the recent Freeman case dismissal, in which the EEOC originally accused Freeman of disparate impact in their hiring practices. Angela shares the lessons that can be learned from this particular case and how employers can protect themselves when conducting employment background checksRead 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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