OWINGS MILLS, MD — October 1, 2010 — Robert Capwell, Chief Knowledge Officer at Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) will present a session at the 2010 MISHRM State Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday, October 6 at 8:00am entitled “Critical Background Screening Resources — Best Practices and Compliance Mandates for HR Professionals in Michigan.”

Capwell’s presentation will focus on key points regarding the FCRA, criminal records and sex offenders, education fraud and impact of diploma mills, and use of social media for screening as it specifically relates to Michigan employers.

“With more and more states developing regulations pertaining to background screening reporting guidelines, it is essential to monitor these state and industry specific screening protocols to ensure compliance screening practices,” states Richard Kurland, President and CEO of EBI. “EBI is committed to raising awareness of compliance trends and helping our clients remain compliant through education at conferences, monthly newsletters, and legislative alerts.”

The Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM) is dedicated to providing service, leadership and development opportunities to human resource professionals in the state. The focal point of the 2010 conference is “HR LEAN — Leadership. Environment. Action. Next Steps” and provides a forum for education and networking.

About Employment Background Investigations, Inc.
EBI specializes in the development and implementation of employment, contractor and volunteer screening programs for over 5,000 clients and provides screening solutions in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. EBI’s “Just One” Web-based solutions for background screening, drug testing, occupational healthcare, electronic form I-9, and other employer screening needs, help Human Resource and Loss Prevention professionals minimize negligent hiring with cutting-edge due diligence and risk management tools. EBI’s innovative proprietary technology provides maximum data security and streamlines HR processes to take the work out of hiring. EBI is a fou! nding member and proud supporter of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

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