The Safe Hiring Audit: The Employers Guide to Implementing A Safe Hiring Program



"The Safe Hiring Audit" provides a blueprint to evaluate and improve a company’s hiring procedures. Companies of all sizes can identify potential problems and ensure compliant hiring practices. This book will teach you to assess all company procedures in the hiring process and establish legally defensible practices for dealing with potentially problematic applications. 

The 25-step safe hiring audit details best practices for:

  • Company-wide hiring policies and procedures
  • Legal compliance and the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Compliant applications and interviews
  • Verifying prior employer education
  • Use of criminal records and negative information
  • Use of other screening tools
  • Use of third party firms

Product Details

ISBN 978-1-889150-51-2
Paperback, 288 PAGES

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction: Why a Safe Hiring Program is so Important
  • Chapter 1: Introducing the Safe Hiring Program and Audit
  • Chapter 2: Setting Written Policies, Practices, and Procedures
  • Chapter 3: Legal Compliance Issues
  • Chapter 4: The Application Process
  • Chapter 5: The Interview Process
  • Chapter 6: Checking Past Employment & Education Credentials
  • Chapter 7: Criminal Record Issues Important to Employers
  • Chapter 8: Limitations and Legal Use of Criminal Records
  • Chapter 9: Other Important Screening Tool for Employers
  • Chapter 10: Implementing the Screening Process
  • Chapter 11: Screening Essential Non-Employees
  • Appendix 1: FCRA Summaries
  • Appendix 2: About Title VII EEOC Notices
  • Appendix 3: The Application Process Checklist
  • Appendix 4: Verification & Reference Worksheet
  • Appendix 5: The Safe Hiring Timeline
  • Appendix 6: Description of Pre-Employment Tools