||CPE Credit: 2 |
Course Level: Basic
Employee fraud is often caused by hiring a deceptive employee. A key protection for any business is to not hire a person with a falsified background or an unsuitable criminal record in the first place. In this self-study CD-ROM, learn the basics of legal and effective background checks, as well as hiring techniques aimed at identifying and discouraging dishonest applicants.
This self-study CD-ROM will review the permissible and effective use of background reports and criminal records in the hiring process, including how to locate, interpret and evaluate criminal records. It will also cover steps an organization can immediately take to avoid hiring a person with a criminal past, a safe hiring practices audit as well as the Sarbanes-Oxley aspects of background checks to create an environment of controls.
What you will learn:
The importance background checks and criminal records play in the hiring process
Steps an employer can take immediately to promote a cost-free, safe hiring program
An overview of the legal aspects of obtaining and using criminal records, including the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), state laws, discrimination laws and the effect of state laws
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Presenter: Les Rosen, J.D.
Recording Date: November 20, 2008
Duration: 100 Minutes
field of study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Last Updated: March 2013
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