EmployeeScreenIQ Wrap Up: May 28, 2013

Nick Fishman

Last week was quite eventful for EmployeeScreenIQ–if you weren’t able to keep up with our blog, keep reading. We released a new article last Tuesday, Screening Job Candidates via Social Media: Reckless Practice or Savvy Strategy? This article not only details the legal risks involved in social media screening, but also reveals the 7 do’s and don’ts if you choose to screen candidates via social media. Download a complimentary copy today! In line with our article, we also announced our upcoming webinar, The Risks and Rewards of Screening Job Candidates Through Social Media , taking place next Tuesday, June 4th 2:00PM ET. Don’t miss out and register today! Since our last wrap up, we’ve posted a few blogs, including Stronger Background Checks for Federally Funded Child Care Centers. Check out our blog for more.

 

Social Media Employment Background ChecksAre You a Social Media Snoop? The Ups & Downs of Social Media Background Screening

Today’s employers are faced with a growing dilemma: whether or not to use social media to screen job candidates. EmployeeScreenIQ’s latest article, Screening Job Candidates via Social Media: Reckless Practice or Savvy Strategy?takes on this timely topic and offers you invaluable insights into three key areas of legal risk that accompany the use of these sites. This article also features advice for employers who do want to use social media for screening candidates, to ensure you won’t find yourself or your company in legal trouble. Read More

 

 

Webinar: The Risks and Rewards of Screening Job Candidates Through Social MediaSocial Media Background Checks

With the recent release of our article, “Screening Job Candidates via Social Media: Reckless Practice or Savvy Strategy?” we’re excited to announce our upcoming webinar on the same topic, The Risks and Rewards of Screening Job Candidates Through Social Media on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 2:00 PM-3:00 PM EDT. Our dynamic panel includes, Geoff Andrews, COO of Social Intelligence, Lisa Kaye, Founder & CEO of greenlightjobs.com, and from EmployeeScreenIQ, Jason Morris, President & COO, Nick Fishman, Chief Marketing Officer and Angela Preston, VP of Compliance & General Counsel. Read More

 

Stronger Background Checks for Federally Funded Child Care CentersCriminal Background Check

No background check is created equal. If you haven’t heard this before, this simply means that there is no standard background check that will be sufficient for every job candidate or industry. It’s up to each company’s policy or hiring manager to determine if a candidate should have a criminal background check (and if that includes county, state, etc.), employment verification, education verification, etc. However, one industry in which this is especially complicated is education, and any organization that cares for children. 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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