This Week in Background Checks 7/20/2009
July 20, 2009
It’s that time again for EmployeeScreenIQ’s TWIB Notes (This Week in Background Checks), where we review the top background screening stories covered on the IQ Blog and EmployeeScreen University. So in case you weren’t paying attention over the last couple weeks, here’s what you missed.
SHRM 2009 Podcasts– We needed to find something to entertain us at this year’s Annual SHRM Conference. Check out some of our interviews, which we hope will entertain you, including:
- China Gorman, Chief Operating Officer at SHRM– Learn about SHRM’s plans for the coming year as well as their commitment to social networking
- Michael Layman, Manager Labor & Employment at SHRM- Great insight into a variety of legislative issues affecting HR Professionals from E-Verify to the Employee Free Choice Act
- Amanda Ellis, Business Development Executive at iCIMS– Discover why this talent management platform continues to thrive in a down economy
- And many more
- DHS Strengthens Administration’s Commitment to E-Verify (7/8/2009) – Is the government finally prepared to enforce this federal mandate? After countless delays, I’m not holding my breath.
- Congress Threatens to Ban Credit Reports– Have our legislators really considered the ramifications of this legislation? I’m going to say “NO!”
- EmployeeScreenIQ’s Annual List of Background Screening Trends– Hiring Controversies, Social Networking and Falsified Resumes top this year’s list
- EmployeeScreenIQ Launches Redesigned Website– Look who’s getting a makeover!
- The Verifier XVIII– Our quarterly newsletter
For lowlights of these highlights, be sure to check out our podcast of This Week in Background Checks 7/20/2009.
As always, we’ll try to do better next time.