Avoiding Resume Fraud & Negligent Hiring: New HRCI Approved Webinar From AccuScreen on August 9th

Tampa, FL – In the current economic climate, business owners must be more vigilant than ever in their pre-employment screening practices. It’s an unfortunate truth that in such a competitive job market, the rate of resume fraud has climbed exponentially. With these concerns in mind, Kevin Connell, CEO and Founder of AccuScreen.com, a provider of employee screening services, will present a complimentary webinar titled, “Resume Fraud and Negligent Hiring Prevention Strategies with EEOC Compliance Best Practices” on August 9th, 2012 at 11:00am EST. The presentation is pre-approved for credit by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and will also touch on new enforcement guidelines put in place by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and what employers should do now to re-examine their new employee background check policies and practices.

“Every business, large or small, wants to hire the right people. Our goal is to ensure that recruiters, hiring managers and HR specialists have all the necessary tools and information to make informed decisions about their potential employees, said Kevin Connell, CEO and Founder of AccuScreen.com (http://www.AccuScreen.com).

In his nearly 20 years of experience in the employment background screening field Connell has seen major changes in the hiring process and has collected a wealth of best practices, tips and insider secrets to gathering pertinent information about potential new employees. His presentation will show attendees the pitfalls of failing to complete a thorough pre-employment screening through a reliable employment screening service, and how to verify the authenticity of collected information while disclosing the full process to every applicant, including what resources the company plans to check.

“The importance of thorough employment screening can’t be overstated. This presentation will guide you through the steps necessary to collect, assess and effectively utilize background check information to hire the employees that will add the most value to your organization,” Connell said.

In addition to discussing standard employment background and screening techniques, such as a thorough employment criminal background check, and how HR professionals can avoid the risks associated with negligent hiring, Connell will also shed light on the types of resume fraud most common in today’s business environment and discuss the shocking cost of Employee Theft.

Those interested in attending this complimentary webinar can register online at: http://www.accuscreen.com/webinars/

About Kevin Connell:
Kevin G. Connell is a renowned professional background screening expert. He is recognized for his expertise on employment background screening, criminal record checks, workplace fraud, embezzlement, employee theft, resume fraud and negligent hiring in the workplace. Connell has spoken at numerous business, security & human resources conferences, including twice providing testimony before the Florida Supreme Court. He is widely quoted, has had several articles published in magazines, has been featured on television, including ABC-TV “Money Matters”, the Fox News Channel and has been interviewed on more than 137 live talk radio programs. Connell is a former founding Director of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

About AccuScreen:
Since 1994, AccuScreen.com, (http://www.AccuScreen.com) has been an industry pioneer, leader and expert in employment background screening, specializing in criminal background checks. Its reports are delivered to companies across the world from instant to 72 hours.

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