San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
It’s never been more challenging to find and hire the right people. Employers are not just concerned about getting the right fit, but also about legal regulations, discrimination, privacy concerns and limited budgets. Without exercising due diligence in hiring, employers risk mistakes that can result in legal and financial nightmares including workplace violence, unqualified employees, and theft and litigation for negligent hiring. Similarly, failure to follow legally complaint hiring practices can result in regulatory actions and class action lawsuits.
Employers that operate in California need to be concerned with not only federal laws, but also a host of "only in California" laws as well. The program will cover both compliance with federal laws, such as the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the ADA and Equal Employment rules, and other numerous state laws that differ in significant ways from both federal laws and the state rules in the other 49 states.
In this interactive two day live seminar, attendees will be given a platform to arm themselves with cutting edge tools, the latest legal developments, and practical advice on the challenges of recruiting, background screening and hiring the best people for your organization. Some of the key topics that will be covered during the two day session include:
- Job description (and how to use it even after hiring)
- Best practices in recruiting
- Creating a hiring process that is not only effective, but saves time, money and reduces legal exposure
- The effective use of employment applications
- The interview - what not to ask, what to ask, and how to find out what you really need to know
- Checking references - getting past name, rank and serial number
- Background checks - why you can’t afford to avoid them
- The legal and effective use of criminal records in the hiring process
- Discrimination in hiring - complying with EEOC requirements and Ban the Box
- Understanding the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as a numerous other state and federal laws and regulations
- Avoiding the most common mistakes that get employers sued
- The ins and outs of other due diligence tools, including social media searches, credit reports, E-Verify and drug testing
- International background checks
- How to select a background firm and audit your current screening practices
- Post-hiring duties and best practices
- Evaluate alternatives to hiring a regular employee.
- Why is the job description key?
- How to identify your needs and prepare job descriptions.
- Advertising and recruiting - legal, effective and innovative techniques to find the best.
- Collect and screen applications.
- Legal considerations when recruiting and hiring, including at-will employment, the ADA and discrimination.
- Learn why background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers.
- Understand the basics of a negligent hiring lawsuit and defenses that work and do not work.
- Get acquainted with best practices and cutting edge issues such as the new EEOC focus on criminal records and credit reports and the use of social network sites.
- Learn why knowledge of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and similar state laws is critical in the hiring process.
- Learn the four basic steps needed for compliance with the FCRA.
- Understand how the FCRA protects consumers and what an employer must do when a consumer disputes a background report.
- Learn how to spot fraudulent employment and education credentials.
Who Will Benefit:
- Employment Managers
- Employee Relations Professionals
- Chief Talent Officers
- HR Coordinators/Supervisors
- Vice Presidents
- HR Administrators, Managers and Team Leads
- Hiring Consultancies
- Organizational Strategy Leaders
- Business Owners
Note: Use coupon code NB5SQH8N and get 10% off on registration.
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Enhancing global compliance, creating a world where quality and compliance professionals, regulators, and government agencies come together to help the world comply with the intent and the spirit of laws, policies and mandates, ensuring continuous improvement in global operations, quality & safety.
Making sure that we are responsible corporate citizens helping our constituents build a more responsible enterprise, one which operates with high quality , under a code of ethics, and with process discipline to ensure greater shareholder returns.
Keeping things simple and straight forward , so that we all can indeed improve the quality of our processes, our work, our businesses and enhance compliance globally.
Being inclusive, giving the process experts ( & novices! ), compliance professionals, quality champions, and regulatory agencies a voice so that all of us can contribute and make a difference.