This Week in Background Checks 12/16/2008

Nick Fishman

Okay, so maybe we haven’t lived up to the expectation of providing you with your fill of weekly recaps on all things related to employment background checks, but let’s face it, TWIB (This Week in Background Checks) works better than TMIB (This Month in Background Checks).  That said, let’s jump into highlights from this blog and employeescreen University from the last couple weeks.

There seems to be a recent trend of people doing some very bad things.  Go figure.  I guess they will be on Santa’s “Naughty List” (and by that, I do not mean hotties like Heidi Klum.  That’s another list).  BTW, can anyone lend me some money to buy a seat in the U.S. Senate?

Legislative Update

  • Update on E-Verify– All federal contractors must utilize some form of the Electronic Employment Eligibility process beginning on January 1, 2009. (Sorry, no snarky comments on this one.)

That’s all she wrote.  If you like this update, you’ll love the podcast version below.

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Nick Fishman

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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