Employment Background Investigations, Inc (EBI) Chief Knowledge Officer, Robert Capwell, will present a session at the HR Florida State Council Conference in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, August 31st at 10:30 am titled – Critical Background Screening Resources for HR Professionals in Florida.

Discussion topics within Mr. Capwell’s presentation will include searching criminal records and sex offender databases in the state, an overview of education and employment fraud, and using social media for screening. Capwell’s presentation will also highlight the complexities of navigating state and EEOC regulations for proper compliance as well as following FCRA guidance when conducting background checks. Richard Kurland, President and CEO, stated that, “EBI keeps its clients informed on all of these risks and obstacles in the hiring process by providing regular online updates on employment background screening legislation and best practices to stay compliant.”

Kurland also commented that EBI has a dedicated Regulatory and Compliance department that is chartered with tracking industry and legislative trends. The HR Florida State Council and its SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) affiliation provide educational programs and services to HR Professionals in the state. The 2011 HR Florida State Conference & Expo will be held from August 29-31, 2011 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.

About Employment Background Investigations, Inc.
Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) is an NAPBS accredited organization specializing in global background screening, drug testing, occupational healthcare and I-9 compliance solutions serving over 5,000 clients, in 200 countries and territories. EBI helps Human Resource Professionals minimize negligent hiring with technology-driven, cutting-edge due diligence and risk management tools-we take the work out of hiring. Recognized for innovative solutions, custom programs and excellence in service, EBI was recently named the #1 screening firm in the industry and honored as a “Hot List” recipient for the 5th consecutive year. EBI is a founding m! ember and proud supporter of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners.

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