The Safe Hiring Manual

The Safe Hiring Manual

The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Job Seekers

Book - 2012
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Anyone concerned about hiring safe and qualified employees wants to avoid the financial and legal nightmares of even one bad hiring decision. The Safe Hiring Manual is a comprehensive blueprint that sets best practices standards to be used throughout the hiring process. All the “why’s and how-to’s” are provided for implementing necessary employment practices that will keep a business safe and out of court.

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Rosen, an attorney who runs a pre-employment background screening firm, offers a resource for employers, human resources and security professionals, private investigators, employment law attorneys, background screening firms, and job applicants that outlines the process of employment screening background checks. He addresses legal considerations like due diligence and negligent hiring, privacy and discrimination laws, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and state laws, then outlines a safe hiring program and system. He also discusses the application-interview-reference process; pre-employment screening, the background screening industry, and selecting and working with a company; criminal records and their legal use; and tools like credit reports and Social Security number traces. Coverage also includes information on educational and credentials verifications, social media and international background checks, terrorist database searches, and drug testing; managing issues like fraud, embezzlement, honesty, workplace violence, issues with IDs, ID theft, and privacy, and Form I-9, E-Verify, and after-hire issues; screening temps, vendors, consultants, independent contractors, and volunteers; and what job seekers should know. Online sources are cited. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Tempe, Ariz. : Facts on Demand, 2012
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781889150598
Characteristics: xii, 724 p. ; 24 cm


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