Weekly Wrap Up-January 25, 2013
January 25, 2013
It’s hard to believe that yet another week is coming to a close. EmployeeScreenIQ received exciting news this week on our Employment Screening Trends Survey-we had nearly 1,000 participants respond with opinions on a variety of trends in our industry. We also posted a couple of great blogs by Angela Bosworth, our VP of Compliance and General Counsel. Arguably a controversial topic, one story Angela wrote about involved a court that requested access to the plaintiff’s Facebook profile for information regarding the case. Most recently, Nick Fishman shared some thoughts from his experience at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ hearing, a little over a month ago. See below for more details and as always, subscribe to our blog to keep up with the latest trends and news in our industry.
Facebook is a seemingly endless source of juicy intel. As such, I always recommend that users lock down their privacy settings if they want to keep “the man” out of their timeline. Public posts are fair game for employers and anyone else who is interested. Read More
As many of you know, we have been asking for participation in our 2012 Employment Background Screening Trends Survey for the past several weeks. We closed the survey this past Friday and we’re excited to announce that the response was phenomenal with nearly 1,000 survey participants. Read More
“I would suggest to (businesses) that they think long and hard about why they think they need to do a criminal background check”. -John Hendrickson, Regional Attorney for the EEOC’s Chicago District
If I asked you what the context of this quote was and what the EEOC attorney meant when he made these comments, what would you say? Read More